Tag Archives: Portuguese Settlement

My Malaysia

By Lloyd Green I sit here on the plane leaving Malaysia after eight months. An experience quite unlike any I have ever encountered. Malaysia is a country where the more you invest, the more you get out of it. You could be forgiven for thinking Malaysia is embodied by KL’s global reputation — its bright… Read More »

CHAPEL AT PORTUGUESE SETTLEMENT

Sunday December 16, 2012 Portuguese Settlement folk finally get a chapel By ALLISON LAI [email protected] Christmas cheer: Residents of the Portuguese Settlement can finally hold their Christmas Eve mass in their very own chapel at the village in Ujong Pasir, Malacca. MALACCA: After five years of waiting, about 1,400 residents of the Portuguese Settlement in… Read More »

MELAKA FAIRYLAND ON CHRISTMAS

Thursday December 22, 2011Malacca Christmas fairyland comes alive MALACCA: Come Christmas, the Portuguese Settlement here turns into a large fairyland. Having hosted the national Christmas open house celebrations twice, no expense is spared to make this time of year special. Many homeowners have outdone each other in their Christmas decorations, especially lighting. According to the… Read More »

PORTUGUESE SETTLEMENT CELEBRATES 500 YEARS OF HERITAGE

Visitors take delight in Portuguese music, food 2011/10/31By Jason Gerald John and Adrian [email protected] Musicians from the Portuguese Settlement in Malacca enchanting the crowd at the celebration of the 500-year anniversary of the arrival of the Portuguese in Malacca recently. — NST picture by Rasul Azli Samad MALACCA: Visitors to the celebration of the 500-year… Read More »

PORTUGUESE HERITAGE HAS IMPACTED MELAKA

Saturday September 24, 2011 Centuries of Portuguese heritage has impacted state greatly, says Mohd AliBy R.S.N. MURALI [email protected] MALACCA: Five centuries of Portuguese heritage in Malacca has turned the state into a “melting pot of the world,” according to Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam. He said the legacy left by the Portuguese had… Read More »