Getting To The Bottom Of The Bikini Uproar
Nadge Ariffin, Tourism Consultant and Heritage & Gastronomy Historian
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A three minute video of beachgoers in bikinis at a beach on Pulau Besar has been making the rounds on social media. This has prompted a response from Che Sukri Che Mat, chief of the Melaka Islamic Religious Affairs Department (JAIM), who said that they were planning to put up signboards, to remind tourists to dress modestly, and not partake in activities that are considered culturally sensitive. We get into this.
Image source: Fabiophototravel, Shutterstock
Produced by: Natasha Fusil
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan
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Categories: government, controversies, History/Heritage
Tags: pulau besar, dresscodes, melaka, attire, culture, history,