Melaka’s location and existing infrastructure give it an edge as the state looks to develop further
Melaka has since grown into a vibrant, multicultural, global entrepot – in many ways, a distillation of modern Malaysia. Like the country too, the state is also now looking towards the future, with its sights firmly set on the power of the sun, travel and space – as well as on a major boost for already healthy manufacturing and service sectors.
Melaka Gateway developer ropes in China state firm
KAJ Development Sdn Bhd, the master developer of Melaka Gateway, a 1,366-acre (552.8ha) mixed development project scattered on four islands in the Strait of Malacca, has tied up with China’s state-owned PowerChina International Group Ltd to develop the project.
Felda and Encorp ink deal to develop township in Malacca
The massive project comprises a 307.67-acre residential development, which will include bungalows, semi-Ds, landed strata, townhouses, link houses, apartments and affordable homes; and a 76.92-acre of semi-Ds, landed strata, townhouses, link houses, apartments and affordable homes; and a 76.92-acre of commercial development of shop offices, commercial plots and petrol kiosks among others.
China promotes trade, maritime silk road in Malaysia
“China’s development will first benefit its neighbors, including Malaysia, and I expect that everyone can seize the opportunity to contribute to the friendship and common development between China and ASEAN nations,” Li Ke Qiang
With a population of 850,000 in its three districts – Central Melaka, Alor Gajah and Jasin – Melaka still needs another 4,500 rooms to meet the accommodation needs of its weekend population which grows to 2.2 million due to the influx of both local and foreign tourists – See more at: http://www.theantdaily.com/Main/Melaka-s-flourishing-tourism-sector-needs-more-hotel-rooms#sthash.y6c5aEZP.dpuf
The 117-acre Impression City’s centrepiece will be a theatre that showcases China’s Impression series, a live artistic performance directed by 2009 Beijing Olympic opening and closing directors Zhang Yi Mou, Wang Chao Ge and Fan Yue. It will feature local cultural elements coupled with light, music,
Chinese premier visits Malacca to send message of peace amid U.S. meddling in South China Sea
Malacca, located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, not only plays a critical role in China- Malaysia friendship since ancient times, but also stands at a key point along the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, which is part of the Belt and Road Initiative proposed by President Xi Jinping in 2013.