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Hard Rock Cafe Melaka Eyes Sales Of RM1 Million A Month

Hard Rock Cafe Melaka Eyes Sales Of RM1 Million A Month

MELAKA, June 10 (Bernama) — Melaka’s new tourism product, Hard Rock Cafe, which will be built on the World Heritage Site in Jonker Walk, is expected to generate sales of RM1 million a month. Chairman of Hard Rock Cafe Enterprise (M) Sdn Bhd, Tan Sri Syed Yusoff Syed Nassir, said the cafe was expected to […]

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Malacca's no-smoking zones mark a first for Malaysia

Malacca’s no-smoking zones mark a first for Malaysia

MALACCA – The Malaysian state of Malacca will be the first in the country to introduce public no-smoking zones from June 15. The five designated areas are the 4.2 sq km World Heritage City, the Malacca International Trade Centre in Ayer Keroh, Taman Melaka Raya, and the entire town centres of Alor Gajah and Jasin. […]

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The Malacca World Heritage Conference Links Tourism, Heritage and Culture in Malaysia – July 2011

The Malacca World Heritage Conference Links Tourism, Heritage and Culture in Malaysia – July 2011

World Heritage sites are iconic tourist attractions in most countries, experiencing similarly dynamic growth in tourism, from international and domestic markets. The overall mission of the sustainable tourism program is to aid the World Heritage Committee and the site management using tourism as a positive force to retain WH site values and to help mitigate […]

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Malacca’s monorail service comes to a stop

Malacca’s monorail service comes to a stop

By ALLISON LAI MALACCA: Barely two months after its grand launch to mark Malacca’s developed state status, the city’s RM15.9mil monorail line has ground to a halt owing to a host of problems. Launched on Oct 20, the monorail has been idle for a month after developing problems with its wheels and software system. The […]

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Devotees flock St.Paul’s Hill to attend celebration

Devotees flock St.Paul’s Hill to attend celebration

By PERCY D’CRUZ Malacca: Thousands of Catholics from all over Malaysia and Singapore including many non-Christian devotees converged at St. Paul’s Hill right in the heart of UNESCO’s World Heritage Site in Jalan Kota to commemorate the feast of St. Francis Xavier. Traditionally, it is the 1849-built Jalan Banda Kaba parish church of St. Francis […]

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Malaysia’s oldest church is three centuries old

Malaysia’s oldest church is three centuries old

MALACCA: Reference books and historical journals made no mention of the 17th century St. Peter’s Church sited adjacently at Jalan Bunga Raya, Bendahara and Pengkalan Rama here. However, the numerals ‘1710’ which was boldly etched on the left side of the church facade just above the belfry window is widely accepted as the year the […]

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Ng: Malacca heritage and tourism sites will not be harmed by development

Ng: Malacca heritage and tourism sites will not be harmed by development

MALACCA: Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen has assured that Malacca will not be developed to the extent of harming its heritage and tourism sites. She said the ministry maintained its stand on preserving, conserving and protecting its tourism sites while striking a balance between development and heritage conservation. “We know that by […]

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Melaka Expected To Receive 10 Million Tourists In 2010

Melaka Expected To Receive 10 Million Tourists In 2010

MELAKA, Nov 25 (Bernama) — For the first time, Melaka is expected to receive as many as 10 million tourists compared with 8.9 million last year. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam said up to October this year, the historical state had received 7.8 million tourist arrivals and another 2.2 million were expected in […]

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Malacca to be given a facelift via 'Melaka Alive'

Malacca to be given a facelift via ‘Melaka Alive’

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians should brace themselves to see history in a whole different light because by next year, Malacca, known for its historical value, will be given a facelift in a project called ‘Melaka Alive, History In a New Way’. With this project, visitors to the historical state will be able to personally experience the […]

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