Toggle navigation

News About Melaka

KPKT to redevelop old houses

By Mar 21

KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): The government has plans to redevelop old houses “for the comfort and benefit of the people in the country”, minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) Tan Sri Noh Omar (pictured) said yesterday.

Melaka’s Upeh Island resort buildings to be re-developed

By Mar 14

KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Melaka’s Upeh Island is famous as a site for turtles landing to lay their eggs.

Melaka proposes to rate fire safety standards of commercial buildings

By Mar 08

PETALING JAYA (March 8): Melaka housing, local government and environment committee chairman Datuk Wira Ismail Othman has proposed for commercial buildings in the state be given a star-based fire safety rating system, The Star Online reported yesterday.

First love-themed harbour launched in The Riviera

By Natalie Khoo Mar 02

MELAKA (March 2): Love Harbour Melaka — the first love-themed harbour in the country — was launched today at The Riviera.

Beauty in imperfection

By Tan Ai Leng Feb 18

Tumblr trawlers would love Rosa Malacca. The head-turning building in Jalan Parameswara, one of the oldest streets in Melaka, is the latest branch under the family-owned Rosa brand of hotels.

A trip down memory lane

By Tan Ai Leng Feb 13

The Trash and Treasure Market at Jalan Bunga Raya alongside the historic Melaka River is a hive of activity on the weekends, a playground for bargain hunters and treasure seekers alike. Set up in 2016 by David Heng, the owner of Discovery Cafe & Guesthouse, which is located on the same street, the indoor flea market is open only on the weekends, and operates from 10am to 5pm.

KL-S’pore HSR completes 3-month public inspection exercise

By Lum Ka Kay Feb 08

PETALING JAYA (Feb 8): The Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) project has garnered more than 35,000 responses — a record number of public feedback for rail-based public transportation projects in Malaysia — over the course of its recently-completed three-month public inspection exercise, said MyHSR Corp in a statement today.

What about investing in heritage buildings?

By Lum Ka Kay Jan 27

When George Town in Penang and Melaka city were inscribed into Unesco’s World Heritage List in 2008, it was an international recognition that the nation was proud of. Since then, these two cities have seen a renewed interest in heritage preservation and investment.

Spring Gallery to develop theme park in Melaka

By Adela Megan Willy Jan 26

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 26): Spring Gallery Bhd will develop a theme park in Klebang, Melaka, after gaining the rights for the project from the operator, Village Roadshow Theme Parks Pty Ltd (VRS).