- Has Somerset Maugham promoted Malaysia more than Shahrukh Khan? by Oscar the Grouch. The short stories by W. Somerset Maugham set in Malaysia and Borneo, written during the 1920s and 1930s, were typically concerned with the lives of the British imperial colonist. Includes details of a murder in 1911 in Malaya on which one of the stories is thought to be based.
- Treasures from the London Library Describes the book The Planter’s Manual, an English, Dutch, Malay and Keh Chinese vocabulary by G Fraser Melbourn published Deli Sumatra 1894. Also available at the British Library. The author was a tobacco planter.
- Acheh (Wikipedia)is a special region of Indonesia, located on the northern tip of the island of Sumatra . Under the Anglo-Dutch Treaty of 1824 the British ceded their colonial possessions on Sumatra to the Dutch. In the treaty, the British described Aceh as one of their possessions, although they had no actual control over the Sultanate
- Digital Atlas of Indonesian History:Index by place name includes Pedir (Pedie, Padir), a trading port in Acheh, visited by ships of the East India Company,