Category Archives: Melaka

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Melaka Majestic!


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Old but new, can’t see it from the main road, at the back of the Putra Specialist Hospital, stand majestically the Majestic Hotel. A 5 Star Boutique hotel with strong Chinese-Peranakan influence. Enter the Majestic door and you feel like 1920s golden era. Front liners with Nyonya Kebaya will greet you and then smell the luxury wood finishing. You can view the historic Melaka River and Traditional Kampung Morten, the Malay Village from all the room.



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— asmaliana

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Kampung Ketek



Kampung Ketek the almost forgotten…

One of the oldest village recorded since the Dutch era in Melaka is ‘Kampung Ketek’ or Ketek Village. It’s history can be track down on the transcript in the Malay Anal written by famous Malay literary figure in 18th century and now describes as “The Father of Modern Malay Literature” – Abdullah Munsyi. At the past, Kampung Ketek was called Kampung Pali. Now it is surrounded by old shop houses and strategically located at the UNESCO world heritage zone.

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— asmaliana

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Melaka Sultanate Ship will be bring back to life…



Artist impression about the ship, source melakahariini.

Now Melaka have Flor De la Mar Ship Replica at Dataran Sungai Melaka. Soon it will be accompanied by another replica from 15th century – the ‘King Ship’ (Kapal Raja Melaka). Just few meters away from Flor De La Mar and at the riverside. Now this area is called ‘Dataran Sungai Melaka’. It said that the ship architecture would be like in Mansur Shah Sultanate era that rule Melaka 600 years ago.

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— asmaliana

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Batu Berandam International Airport Official Opening 5/05/09

An opening ceremony for the completion of Batu Berendam Airport will be held on 5th May 2009 Tuesday. The ceremony will be officiated by Y.A.B Datuk Seri Mohd. Ali bin Mohd. Rustam, Chief Minister of Melaka.

Time : 9.00 AM
Place : Melaka Main Airport Terminal Batu Berendam.

All are invited to the ceremony.

*UPDATED – Pic of the New Airport*



Batu Berendam Airport Main Entrance…

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— asmaliana

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Bungalow for retreat now at Mystery Island…



Made out of wood…

Remember the Mysterious great Island? Local said that there will never be a successful project in the Island because the ‘Things’ guard the Island… But that is another folklore story you will find in every part of the world. Now a local company is offering unique bungalow for those who want to get out from city hustle and bustle but not so far from town. Project Yield bungalow at Pulau Besar Melaka is a suitable place.

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— asmaliana

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Melaka Fashion City…



Famous fashion city in the world are dominated by these famous five : New York, Rome, Paris, Milan and London. For generation, everyone from other countries dream to go to this place as many exclusive brand comes from this famous five . Fashion will be all time favorite industry as the world evolve since the pre-historic . Human crave for beauty will make new fashion to be obsolete in any time…. and fashion will be the manifesto of humanity…putting an idea into the human skin and making them more Vogue as in the fashion term.

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— asmaliana

Melaka World Heritage City

Melaka in year 2010?

Melaka World Heritage City

This year 2009, is a big challenged for Melaka because we have less than 300 days to become developed state in year 2010. For tourism sector, definitely going to be the major contribution to Melaka economies after the manufacturing sector. In this economic crisis, most of the tourist destination have already set their tourist arrivals target lower for 2009. But, in Melaka we are different. We stilll confident to set high target with increasing about 2.78% compared last year (2008). So, this year we are targeting 7.4 million tourists come to Melaka compared 7.2 millions last year.

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— asmaliana