Tag Archives: Melaka Sultanate

Melaka History

Overview It was in the fourteenth century that the fishing village of Melaka gained the attention a Hindu prince named Parameswara from Sumatra. He was the last ruler of ancient Singapore who was of Malay origin. The ruler decided to make this place a permanent settlement and named it ‘Melaka’ after a tree. A special… Read More »

MELAKA GOVERNMENT TO COPY TRANSCRIPTS IN EUROPE

Melaka govt to copy thousands of BM transcripts in Europe Posted on 3 January 2013 – 08:57pm Last updated on 3 January 2013 – 09:56pm MELAKA (Jan 3, 2013): The Melaka Government wants to collect tens of thousands of Bahasa Melayu manuscripts in Europe as sources of reference for research and development of the language… Read More »

MELAKA-SARAWAK DIRECT FLIGHTS

Kuching-Melaka direct flight early next yearby Simon Ingka Crown, [email protected] Posted on November 26, 2011, Saturday KUCHING: A direct flight connecting Kuching and Melaka may commence as early as next month or early next year. Melaka Chief Minister Dato Sri Mohd Ali Rustam when announcing this yesterday said he was keen to see the flight… Read More »

FLOR DE LA MAR YET TO BE DISCOVERED

22nd. December 2010 Treasures are abound within the Straits of Melaka and one particular ship wreck related to the history of Melaka is the Flor de la Mar. Seems it sunk during a storm off the coast of Northern Sumatra in Indonesia. Among the richest shipwrecks never recovered, the 16th Century Portuguese vessel, Flor De… Read More »