Malangnya Melayu itu kuat bersorak, Terlalu ghairah pesta temasya, Sedangkan kampung telah tergadai, Sawah sejalur tinggal, sejengkal tanah sebidang mudah terjual, Meski telah memiliki telaga, Tangan masih memegang tali,Sedang orang mencapai timba.. - Petikan nukilan "Usman Awang"
Melaka was declared as a Develop State in Malaysia just now. The Status is not from Melaka Itself but had be given by OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ). OECD is a International Organization located in Paris.
Melaka almost fullfill all the indicator have been set by OECD. The score for Melaka now is 90.6% where Tourism Sector is most high in rank with 8.9 million tourist visit to Melaka. Credit toChief Minister,Datuk Seri Hj. Mohd. Ali bin Mohd. Rustam. To be honest, without him, Melaka would not be as it is today. Some other stories about Malacca 2010 herehereand here.