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A trishaw decorated with the Pokemon character Pikachu is seen in Malaysia's historical city of Melaka October 6, 2017. — AFP picMELAKA, April 4 — Wings Air, a subsidiary of Indonesia's Lion Group, is set to launch a new route from Medan, Indonesia, to Melaka using the Melaka International Airport ...
Mohd Redzuan claimed that plots of abandoned land are currently being underutilised. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa SG RAMBAI, April 1 — Pakatan Harapan has pledged to restructure Melaka's economy to generate more income should the coalition win in GE14. Melaka PPBM chief Mohd Redzuan Yusof ...

Melaka PAS commissioner Kamaruddin Sidek speaks at a ceramah at Bukit Katil, Melaka on April 01, 2018. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa BUKIT KATIL, April 1 — PAS wants to head the Melaka state government should there be a situation where the Islamist party was needed to form a mixed government after ...
Datuk Seri Idris Haron said Melaka state government has allocated RM2.8 million to repair homes of the people in the state. — Bernama picMELAKA, March 28 — The Melaka state government has allocated RM2.8 million to repair homes of the people in the state, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron.
The 37-year-old Yeoh will take up his new post as officer-in-charge of the Crime Prevention and Community Safety Department at Melaka police headquarters next Monday. During the handing-over-of-duties ceremony, district police chief ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit described Yeoh as a dedicated and ...
The department said four states surpassed the national CPI rate of 1.4% in February with Melaka recording a 1.8% increase, Selangor & Wilayah Persekutuan ... beverages rose 4.2% in Kuala Lumpur, 3.9% in Sabah & Labuan, 3.6% in Johor, 3.2% in Pulau Pinang, 3.1% in Sarawak and 3.1% in Melaka.

Malaysia's first love-themed harbour “Love Harbour Melaka at The Riviera” recently launched in Melaka, offering wedding planner services and bridal shops, as well as featuring classical European architectural design houses and businesses. Unveiled by Mythas Legacy and First Avenue Partners, the ...
KUALA LUMPUR – The date 20 Oct 2010 denoted another historic timeline for the state of Melaka when Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak declared Melaka as a developed state. This achievement is the clearest indication that the state government is capable of providing the best environment for ...
“Boasting impressive historical attractions and significance including the Straits of Melaka, being one of the most important shipping lanes in the world, linking many major economies and financial hubs in the region, the new harbour will be one of the major drawcards to what is already an outstanding tourism destination.
PETALING JAYA (March 8): Melaka housing, local government and environment committee chairman Datuk Wira Ismail Othman has proposed for commercial buildings in the state be given a star-based fire safety rating system, The Star Online reported yesterday. Such a rating may encourage owners of ...
Mythas Legacy chief executive officer Hedki Heng says the new harbour is set to attract tourists across the region. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana MELAKA, March 1 ― Love Harbour Melaka, the first love-themed harbour in Malaysia, targets to hit 1.6 million tourists in Melaka annually upon its completion by ...
MELAKA: Miss Great Britain 2017 Saffron Hart (pic) can play an important role to promote Melaka in Europe as a Tourism Ambassador, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron. Idris, who is also in charge of the state tourism portfolio, said the alleged bungle in the Miss World Tourism pageant last month ...
MELAKA: Melaka police have thwarted an attempt by a local drug trafficking syndicate to smuggle RM3.7mil worth of drugs to Indonesia with the arrest of eight people. Bukit Aman Narcotics Crime Investigation Department director Commissioner Datuk Seri Mohmad Salleh said police seized the drugs at ...
MELAKA: Miss Great Britain's alleged humiliation during a beauty pageant here last month has gotten the attention of the Chief Minister. Datuk Seri Idris Haron is inviting Saffron Hart to be crowned Tourism Ambassador for Melaka to Europe. Hart's ordeal over the alleged unprofessional hosting of Miss ...
MELAKA: Hotels in Melaka are going all out to promote their Chinese New Year-inspired Valentine's Day theme. The premises have been turned into a “fairyland of lantern lights” with special meals prepared for the upcoming lunar new year. Casa Del Rio Hotel's riverside dinner is priced at RM68nett per ...
MELAKA: Four graduates from the United States are enjoying every moment being part of the Fullbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) Programme, which has just been introduced in Melaka. Sarah Stanford from Buffalo, New York; Meaghan Waff from Chicago, Illinois; Meera Doshi from Summit, New ...
DESPITE their geographic separation, Penang and Melaka have many things in common including being hotbeds for Chinese calligraphy. Practitioners of the art abound in both UNESCO World Heritage Sites and many came together to show off their best works. The Penang - Malacca Chinese Calligraphy ...

MELAKA: Residents can now apply for funds to repair their house under an initiative by the state government. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron said RM2.8mil had been set aside for this and the funds would be distributed to 28 constituencies in the state. “This is part of the state's effort to assist those ...
MELAKA: SMK Infant Jesus Convent (IJC) has emerged as the state's top achiever in the 2017 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia examinations. Its principal Chong Chew Yoong said a total of 36 students scored straight As as compared to 24 students in 2016. “Five of our candidates achieved straight A+, which is the ...
MELAKA: State housing, local government and environment committee chairman Datuk Wira Ismail Othman has proposed that commercial buildings in Melaka be accorded a star-based rating system to reflect their compliance with fire safety standards. He said the state Fire and Rescue Department can be ...
Suspicious beverage: Comm Mohmad (centre) flanked by Melaka police chief Datuk Abdul Jalil Hassan (second from left) and Bukit Aman JSJN deputy chief Datuk Kang Chez Chiang holding ... MELAKA: Police have busted two major drug syndicates here, with drugs valued at more than RM20mil seized.
MELAKA: The International Melaka River Challenge 2018 is expected to attract 1,500 local and foreign participants. State tourism, river and coastal development deputy executive councillor Datuk Ghazale Muhamad said the two-day competition from April 28 aims to introduce Melaka River as a venue for a ...
MELAKA -- The Melaka state government has called on residents in the state to play their part in the Earth Hour campaign by switching off their lights for an hour from 8.30pm on March 24. State Housing, Local Government and Environment Committee chairman Datuk Ismail Othman said efforts in ...
MELAKA: Melaka United (MU) berjaya menewaskan Kelantan 2-1 pada aksi Liga Super di Stadium Hang Jebat, Paya Rumput, sebentar tadi. Bagaimanapun, pelawat terlebih dahulu membuka jaringan seawal minit kedua menerusi jaringan Bruno Lopes sekali gus mengejutkan pemain dan penyokong ...
Melaka and George Town, around 500km north, were together listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2008. The designation does not compel either city to restrict new construction or prevent over-commercialization and mass tourism, but entails, as Tan said, guidelines about how best to preserve the ...
For the next day and a half, we stayed in Melaka (also Malacca), a historic port city and UNESCO World Heritage site two hours south of Kuala Lumpur that has traces of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Japanese and European influences. While it isn't a sleepy town per se, as high-rises and more modern structures ...
PORTO de Melaka is a high-end residential cum hospitality project within the enclave of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in Melaka. The fully equipped and appointed serviced suites which cater to investors looking to invest in Malaysia. The development is situated on a parcel of land measuring ...
THE Unesco World Heritage Site of Melaka or Malacca is a historic city in Malaysia that has interesting historical structures and buildings. A popular trading port that brought the Chinese to its shores and conquered by the Portuguese in 1511, Melaka has a colorful mixture of various influences. There are ...
MELAKA: An eight-year-old boy sustained serious head injuries after being knocked down by a car and dragged about 15 metres inside a primary school compound in Jasin on Friday (Jan 5). Jasin district police chief Arshad Abu identified the victim as Mohammad Faris Zakwan Zainuddin, a Primary Two ...
MELAKA: Approximately 1.07 million visitors have cruised down the historic Melaka river via the Melaka River Cruise (MRC) service between January and now, compared to 991,108 visitors recorded in the corresponding period last year. Melaka River and Beach Development Corporation chief executive ...
In the latest friendly match played against UKM FC which Melaka won 5-0 last Thursday, two other Singaporeans in Hafiz Sujad and Faris Ramli were also being trialled. Having signed Shahdan for the ASEAN slot, it doesn't mean that Melaka will be limiting their final import option as Goal understands that ...
MELAKA: The Sungai Melaka tourist monorail, which resumed operations on Dec 4 after being suspended since 2013 due to technical problems, received encouraging response from the public. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron said nearly 10,000 passengers have used the service within two weeks of ...
JOHOR BARU: The hearse carrying an alleged secret society leader who was murdered at a petrol station has left the Nirvana Memorial Centre here for Melaka, where he is to be buried. A small number of the deceased's friends and family followed behind the hearse as it left the premises. The deceased ...
Yeap said the unique design of the station bodes well for Melaka, which was widely known for its historical city status. “To see a design which can incorporate all of this and yet looks very modern and attractive is something that the people really appreciate,” he said. The other six HSR stations will be located ...
MELAKA, Feb 2 — The Melaka Monorail service has attracted over 17,000 local and foreign passengers since it resumed operations on Dec 4 last year. Monorail Theme Park and Studios Sdn Bhd Chief Executive Officer, Lim Boon Peng, said the company was optimistic of attracting more passengers in line ...
Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron (left) looking at scale models of commercial buildings displayed by property developers after launching Melaka State Housing and Special Property Expo 2018 at Mydin Ayer Keroh, February 2, 2018. — Bernama picMELAKA, Feb 2 — A total of 1,163 units of ...
Idris said the figure was the highest for the state, placing Melaka as the main tourist destination in the country, with the majority of tourists from China, Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. “Melaka may be a small state but immense in stature, where centuries of civilisation has shaped the ...
Idris said the ban, which would take effect immediately, was to prevent certain quarters from exploiting children. — Bernama picMELAKA, Jan 17 — Students under the age of 18 in Melaka are prohibited from collecting donations for any organisation at night. Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron said ...
MELAKA: Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron wants the federal and state departments and agencies to expand the operations of their counters at the Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) in Jalan Hang Tuah here to ensure quality service and delivery system to the people. He said among the ...
MELAKA: The state will get its first cable car as well as a theme park by the end of this year, said its Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron. He said the project called “Seven Mini Wonders” cost RM46mil and the cable car would run across the Marina in Pulau Melaka to Klebang here. He said the 2.5km cable ...
Datuk Mahfuz Omar poses for a selfie on the bus to Melaka to visit his granddaughter on January 1, 2018. — Picture via Facebook/Datuk Mahfuz OmarKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 1 — One day after quitting PAS as a member, Pokok Sena MP Datuk Mahfuz Omar today visited his granddaughter in Melaka.
MELAKA: Police are on the lookout for three suspects, including a teenager's uncle, over the alleged abuse of a 16-year-old boy which resulted in his ... It all began when the Form Four student from Taman Tangkak Jaya was rushed to the Melaka Hospital unconscious and he could not be revived even with ...
Khoo added however that the monorail service in Melaka was not the same as the one in Kuala Lumpur. “This monorail moves at 20km per hour. It is definitely not a mode of transportation that the locals can opt for. “Even for tourists, there is the river cruise that is operating along the monorail line. Tourists ...
MELAKA: The Melaka State Education Trust Fund (Tapem) has disbursed a total of RM256.08mil to 176,997 recipients in the state. The money was channelled to recipients from 2000 until October this year, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron. He noted from the sum, RM10.05mil was for primary ...
A file picture of the Monorail service in Melaka dated Mar 19, 2013. - A. MALEX YAHYA/The Star. MELAKA: The Melaka Monorail service will begin operating again Monday, after being suspended since 2013 due to technical problems. City mayor Datuk Zainal Abu said the service would operate from 10am ...
"If we remain idle and do not move out of the state (to promote it), who will know Melaka? Melaka will just be a sleepy hollow. “We must think far, as the Malay saying goes, “kalau mahukan sagu, mesti dipecahkan ruyungnya (if you want something, you must work hard to get it). “Each trip has its importance.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the historical city of Melaka has come a long way from a “sleepy hollow” to become one of the world's 100 most ... “When I was onboard the electric bus from my hotel, I could see not only the Melaka Gateway development project, but also the Melaka Impression.
Idris said he had called for a temporary halt to the demolition of the statue and for an amicable solution through talks between the Portuguese Settlement leaders and Melaka Historic City Council (MBMB). “We want the leaders of the community to find a solution. We acted according to the by-laws of the ...
Wikipedia fIle photo of the Cristo Redentor/Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron has directed the Melaka Historic City Council (MBMB) to seek an amicable solution to the proposed demolition of a statue of Jesus Christ in the Portuguese ...
MELAKA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has obtained a seven-day remand order against a farmer to facilitate a widening corruption probe involving RM2.54 million worth of fertiliser. The 46-year-old suspect was arrested after he presented himself at the state MACC office to record his ...


 

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