Dear all, starting from 1st Jan 2010, Melaka will have four district which are consist Central Melaka, Alor Gajah, Jasin and the new district is Hang Tuah Jaya. Most of the Hang Tuah Jaya area are Ayer Keroh until to Melaka Sentral (Peringgit), Batu Berendam, Durian Tunggal and Bemban. Its like the Mini Putrajaya in Melaka.
In conjunction with this Hang Tuah Jaya City Council Celebration, Melaka State Government will organized a lot of activities for these 7 days celebration in the new district. The main celebration is announcement of the new district on 1st Jan 2010 at Melaka International Trade Centre (MITC), Ayer Keroh, Melaka. This event will start at 9.00am and officially launch by the Melaka Governor, Tun Mohd Khalil Bin Yaakob. All the Melaka people are invited. Congratulation to all the Melaka people and also to the Melaka State Government itself.
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Archery Carnival at MIBC…
Friends asking you for bowling but you feel don’t want to play or you are pampering your nails? At Melaka International Bowling Center you have an option to shoot the bulls eye. You can try archery here. Yes MIBC have an archery range / compound. But it is not like the Olympic size archery compound. It is more short and indoor. Archery Carnival at Melaka International Bowling Center can be your first grab of the bow to feel the sport before you go pro or what else we can do with the skill huh? Try it only RM19 per game as the post is written. Maybe you want to read some archery manual here
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The 13th Miss Tourism International World Final are currently been held at Sunway Pyramid Hotel till 31st December 2009. As usual Melaka will be their tour destination and celebration for Christmas. So I here I post some of their picture. Miss Korea is my favorite this year.
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Christmas Recycle Tree at Dataran Pahlawan
Christmas in Melaka are more merrier than other states because of the Portuguese descendants. Also the hundred years old church that still functional here. Miss Tourism International World Final Contestant also will be visiting Melaka from 25 to 26. They will be having a city tour and dinner at Bayview Hotel. Will post some photo of them after this.
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Planning your holiday? Why not, you are invited to join the Melaka Tourism Challenge 2009 which will be held on 27th December 2009 at Taman Rempah, Pengkalan Rama, Melaka. This event organized by Melaka River and Coastal Development Corporation with other related agencies such as Melaka Museum Corporation, Menara Taming Sari Berhad, Zoo Melaka, Eye on Malaysia, Kraftangan Melaka, KEMAS and others.
Please feel free and grab this opportunity to beat their mini treasure hunt. Who knows, you are the lucky winner for that day. Just find another two your good friends and be in one group. I suggested, your group must be expert in kayaking and treasure hunt. Just find their clue and answer the questions. Just simple as ABC. The first winner will be winning RM5,000, second prize RM3,000 and 3rd price RM1,000. So, what are you waiting for? Grab this opportunity.
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Hot Air Balloon at Dataran Pahlawan
Hot Air Balloon ride is something new here. Maybe we never have a change to see hot air balloon fly over our roof if we don’t find it. We know that the kind of big balloon exist mainly on television. People in Melaka, now you can feel it yourself at Dataran Pahlawan Melaka!. Just located at the Dataran Pahlawan Field. But as to make it fly are impossible with the terrain and uncertain weather. So the ride just go up as tall as the Menara Taming Sari(Melaka Gyro Tower).
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What is the World Longest Straits? The Answer is ‘The Straits of Malacca’. And The State of Melaka get the privileged because the 500 miles long sea is name after the State. Not any part of peninsular Malaysia or any part of Sumatra, Indonesia Island. This is because here at Melaka where everything begin,the old major port,the conquest, the war and the spread of Islam.
You can get the certificate by special arrangement from Tourism Promotion Department if you plan to visit the straits from Pulau Melaka at Straits Mosque. The certificate is RM10(about $2.8USD), Signed by Chief Minister of Melaka YAB Datuk Seri Hj. Mohd Ali bin Mohd Rustam. You can visit the straits anywhere from Johore State to Perlis State but it is more special through Melaka!
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