Melaka History

Rate this post 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 […]

MELAKA GOVERNMENT TO COPY TRANSCRIPTS IN EUROPE

Rate this post 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 […]

MELAKA-SARAWAK DIRECT FLIGHTS

Rate this post 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 […]

Accommodation: Casa del Rio

Rate this post A perfect blend of Portuguese designs and the distinctive Melaka Sultanate, this property is a masterpiece that represents true Melaka history. Just a stone throw from the heart of the historical city of Melaka, it is minutes away from the UNESCO World Heritage Listing. With 66 luxuriously designed rooms and suites, Casa […]

FLOR DE LA MAR YET TO BE DISCOVERED

Rate this post 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 […]