UNESCO LISTING BOOSTS ARRIVALS

Rate this post MELAKA- In 2008, UNESCO chose to register both cities of Melaka and Georgetown (State of Penang) into the World Heritage List. Both cities were seen as lively historical testimonies of 500 years of trading and cultural exchanges between East and West in the Straits of Malacca. The UN agency for culture then acknowledged that few urban […]

MELAKA FEST STARTS TOMORROW

Rate this post Email    Print 20 September 2012 | last updated at 10:34PM Taking arts to Malacca streets THE largest and only site specific art and performance festival on a Unesco heritage site returns to Malacca for the fourth time from tomorrow to Sunday. The Mapfest 2012 team The Melaka Art And Performance Festival […]

WANGKANG FESTIVAL 2012

Rate this post Email    Print 02 February 2012 | last updated at 12:51amSending a boatload of evil spirits back to hell By KELLY KOH LING MIN MALACCA [email protected] | 0 comments Rare procession to rid Malacca of misfortune A Wangkang organising committee member preparing the wooden boat that will be paraded around the streets […]

NO PROPER JETTY FOR CRUISE PASSENGERS

Rate this post Monday January 16, 2012 No proper jetty for cruise passengers I REFER to K.T. Teh’s “Let’s make Malaysia ‘Best in Asia’ tour destination” (The Star, Jan 11). I visit the Malacca jetty area almost every week as an agent for the cruise ship calling on Malacca. Our efforts to get some improvements […]

MELAKA LITTLE INDIA RENOVATION WORKS

Rate this post Wednesday October 12, 2011 Facelift works in Malacca’s Little India to be completed before DeepavaliBy R.S.N. MURALI [email protected] MALACCA: The Festival of Lights is set to shine brighter on the business community in Malacca’s Little India following the resolution of a controversy over its facelift works. State Suburban Development and Agriculture Committee […]