"Malaysia Culture" Essays and Research Papers

  • Malaysia Culture

     MALAYSIA The flag of Malaysia, also known as the Jalur Gemilang (Malay for "Stripes of Glory"),[1] comprises a field of 14 alternating red and white stripes along the fly and a blue canton bearing a crescent and a 14-point star known as the Bintang Persekutuan (Federal Star). The 14 stripes, of equal width, represent the equal status in the federation of the 13 member states and the federal government, while the 14 points of the star represent the unity between these entities.[2] The crescent...

    Culture, Culture of Malaysia, Flag of Malaysia 1224  Words | 4  Pages

  • Culture of Malaysia

    Culture of Malaysia WanWen Chen (Wammi) Brief introduction of Malaysia: Ethnic groups: Malay 50.4%, Chinese 23.7%, indigenous 11%, Indian 7.1%, others 7.8% (2004 est.) Religions: Muslim (or Islam - official) 60.4%, Buddhist 19.2%, Christian 9.1%, Hindu 6.3%, Confucianism, Taoism, other traditional Chinese religions 2.6%, other or unknown 1.5%, none 0.8% (2000 census) Physical or spatial distance: Just the same as in other country, in Malaysia there is an intimate zone reserved for lovers, children...

    Borneo, Gift, Giving 820  Words | 3  Pages

  • malaysia culture

     Malaysia is a multi-ethnic, multicultural and multilingual society which consist of three major races; the Malays, the Chinese, and the Indians. They are once immigrants who are brought in as workers by the British. The tribal people who lived in Malaysia long before the existence of the three races are known as the Orang Asli which means “Original People”; they populate the East Malaysia more in Sabah (Dayak, Iban, and Bidayuh) and Sarawak (Kadazan) in our current era. There are also other immigrants...

    Brunei, Chinese New Year, East Malaysia 1884  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Ethnic Groups in Malaysia and Its Culture

    The Ethnic Relation and Culture in Malaysia. By just looking at the title above, you know what I am going to talk about. Yes, you are right, the culture of our magnificent country. Our country is actually envied by many foreigners. Why? Well, one of the main reasons is because of how we Malaysians can live in harmony for many years, even though we consist of many different races and ethnic groups. The culture of our country started out with the unique combination and amount of ethnic groups...

    China, Ethnic group, Han Chinese 1952  Words | 6  Pages

  • Malaysia Chinese Culture

    Malaysia Chinese Culture Malaysia's cultural mosaic is marked by many different cultures, but several in particular have had especially lasting influence on the country. Chief among these is the ancient Malay culture, and the cultures of Malaysia's two most prominent trading partners throughout history--the Chinese, and the Indians. These three groups are joined by a dizzying array of indigenous tribes, many of which live in the forests and coastal areas of Borneo. Although each of these cultures...

    China, Chinese calendar, Culture 745  Words | 3  Pages

  • Malaysia

    multiracial country. Malaysia has a population of 23.27 million consisting of 61 percent Malays, 30 percent Chinese, 8 percent Indians and 1 percent of other ethnic groups. Malaysia is unique because of its diversity of races, religions and cultures, the stability of the country and many places of interests. Besides, there are many international achievements which are the pride of our nation. Diversity of races, religions and cultures is a significant characteristic of our nation. Malaysia is a multiracial...

    Culture, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur International Airport 840  Words | 3  Pages

  • Malaysia Culture

    Malaysian Culture Malaysian culture is a harmonious melting-pot of many different Asian cultures, all co-existing together in one country. The famous slogan used by the Malaysian Tourism Promotion Board in their ads is Malaysia- Truly Asia. While Malaysia has a lot to offer visitors to her shores, one of the truly unique attractions on offer is the country’s people. After all, what is a country without its people? The largest community in Malaysia is the Malays, accounting for 50% of the population...

    Indonesia, Malay language, Malaysia 688  Words | 2  Pages

  • One Malaysia

    ONE MALAYSIA Since Datuk Seri Najib Tun Abdul Razak became the sixth Prime Minister, he introduced a concept of solidarity, which is One Malaysia. It is not a new concept. In fact, he states that it is the goal of national unity envisioned by past prime ministers of this nation with a different approach and method according to the current condition of the world. In the other words, he updated the concept which is brought by the previous Malaysian leaders. The Prime Minister also states that the...

    Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Mahathir bin Mohamad, Malaysia 990  Words | 3  Pages

  • Deforestation in Malaysia

    The nation of Malaysia, which encompasses part of the island of Borneo Malaysia holds tropical rainforests as well as peat swamp forests, both of which feature diverse ecosystems threatened by a number of human activities ~High rate of deforestation ~Threatens a number of endangered species, such as the orangutan, which lives only on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra Major Reasons for Deforestation in Malaysia 1)Oil plant plantation ~there has been rapid expansion of oil plantation has led...

    Biodiversity, Borneo, Conservation 883  Words | 3  Pages

  • Malaysia

    Malaysia is a Southeast Asian nation that exists on two sides of the South China Sea, splits into Peninsular Malaysia which covers the southernmost point of Eurasia, and Malaysian Borneo (East Malaysia), which is on the island of Borneo. Malaysia is bordered by Thailand on the peninsula, and Indonesia and Brunei on the island of Borneo. Malaysia covers an area of 329,847 square kilometers (127,355 square miles). Malaysia is divided into two regions, with a total of thirteen states based on Malay...

    Borneo, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1215  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Constitution of Malaysia

    Malaysia is known for its richness of multicultural and multi-racial country which is spread between Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak. Despite being one huge political unit, it has different set of rules and law to comply with. Malaysia law can be classified into various sources, mainly are written law, unwritten law and Muslim law. Written law comprises The Federal Constitution which is the supreme law of the land and State Constitution, a range of constitutions regulating the governments...

    Common law, Court, Islam 2117  Words | 6  Pages

  • Cultural Difference in Malaysia

    What are cultural differences between Malaysia and other countries? In general culture can define as a way of life and process of development of the personality, spirit, mind, and the human effort in a community or cluster. Culture can be understood as the creation of human community in various forms, whether tangible or intangible. Culture it’s very important because it show the difference between societies to another society. The cultural features are obtained through a learning process...

    Brunei, Chinese New Year, Hindu 1464  Words | 4  Pages

  • Culture of Malaysia

    1.0 INTRODUCTION Malaysia is a one of the multi cultural country. Cultures have been meeting and mixing in Malaysia since the very beginning of its history. More than fifteen hundred years ago a Malay kingdom in Bujang Valley welcomed traders from China and India. Malaysia's cultural mosaic is marked by many different cultures, but several in particular have had especially lasting influence on the country. Chief among these is the ancient Malay culture, and the cultures of Malaysia's two most...

    Constitution of Malaysia, Culture, Geert Hofstede 3701  Words | 11  Pages

  • Tourism in Malaysia

    seeks to assess the performance of tourism in Malaysia, its development, impacts and future. Implications for students will also be discussed. Tourism success in any country begins from the priority placed on it by the government. The Malaysian government through its Ministry of Tourism Malaysia (hereafter referred to as Tourism Malaysia) plans develops and oversees tourism policies, projects and other activities to realize its vision of making Malaysia an international tourism destination. The activities...

    International Council on Monuments and Sites, Italy, Kuala Lumpur 1028  Words | 4  Pages

  • Consumerist Culture of Young Generations in Malaysia

    Consumerist Culture of Young Generations in Malaysia 1. Introduction Malaysia is considered an upper-middle income county and will soon become a developed country in the near future. As of the development of economy, the consumption habits in the younger generation shows some very different characteristics from their parents’ generations. The objective of this study is to explore the transmissions of such consumerist cultures among the youths in Malaysia. In this study, our researchers...

    Consumerism, Consumption, Culture 2752  Words | 7  Pages

  • Peninsular Malaysia

    PENINSULAR MALAYSIA * Malaysia is a multiracial country. Malaysia has a population of 23.27 million consisting of 61 % Malays, 30%, Chinese, 8 % Indians and 1% of other ethnic groups. To understand, virtue, ethics, and morality we must first understand their meanings. Besides that, the minority groups in the Peninsula include the:- * Chinese peranakan : It is a culture that encompasses the best of old ancient malay, chinese and European influences and absorbs the best of other cultures as well...

    Chinese New Year, Malacca, Malay language 1071  Words | 4  Pages

  • Food in Malaysia

    The Fascinating History of Malaysian Food Malaysia is the home of multiple ethnicities which found its roots during the colonial times where hundreds and thousands of immigrants arrived here to find an honest living in this prosperous land. The migrants’ mostly Chinese working in the tin mines and the Indians placed along the rubber estates brought along with them their cultures not forgetting rich culinary heritages. The cultures go along fine with their cooking where unusual traditional gathering...

    Asian cuisine, Laksa, Malaysia 1419  Words | 4  Pages

  • Batek of Malaysia

    Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (GSF1049E) January 17, 2011 The Batek of Malaysia The Batek of Malaysia is a hunter-gatherer tribe, they are located in the Malaysian rainforest in groups of families. They would be considered Foragers, They live in camps of five or six nuclear families. Nuclear families consist of a Mother, Father, and their children. “The nuclear family is most common because, in a foraging setting, it is adaptive to various situations.” (Cultural Anthropology Chapter...

    Family, Gender, Husband 1376  Words | 4  Pages

  • Patriotism in Malaysia

    criticize bad leaders, bad policies, bad laws, corrupt practices, lack of transparency in the leadership and/or the government of the day, injustices around him, abuses of powers and everything that is not good for Malaysia and Malaysians as a whole. He must be a participative citizen of Malaysia, and not a by-stander silenced by fear and/or other self-interest. A patriot must be a person who will also get involved in the day-to-day politics of the nation, at every level; this would mean he will not only...

    Ethnic group, Kuala Lumpur, Leadership 1753  Words | 5  Pages

  • How to Promote Homestay in Malaysia

    How to promote homestay in malaysia Tourism has a unique characteristic that make this industry different from other industry. Tourism has numerous of product and services that they can provide. One of the tourism that nowadays has most demand is cultural tourism. Cultural tourism refers to the place that provide the cultural and heritage attraction. These attraction include the cultural performance, games, religious practice and handicraft. History, culture and religion are the element of...

    Borneo, Johor, Kuala Lumpur 1316  Words | 5  Pages

  • Malaysian Culture

    Malaysian Culture. INTRODUCTION : Malaysia’s has a multicultural and multiethnic population consisting of Malays, Chinese, Indians and Bumiputra of Sarawak and Sabah, in which people of different religions, countries of origins and race live in a peaceful and harmonious society has influenced its arts and culture. Each of Malays, Chinese, Indians and Bumiputra celebrates different festivities that they hold from their great great grandparents. BODY : 1) First of all, Malays are the largest...

    Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year, Christmas 1399  Words | 4  Pages

  • Festival in Malaysia

    Green Culture Singapore Feature Article for August 2007 Published online 1 September 2007 Text & Pictures by Ian Chung • Edited by Lynnette Terh The Putrajaya Flower and Garden Festival is Malaysia’s largest Flower and Garden Festival to date. The venue for this event is at Lakefront Precinct 2, Putrajaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 25 August to 2 Septemer 2007, and is held in conjunction with Malaysia’s 50th National Day Celebration and alongside the 44th International Federation of Landscape...

    Flower, Gardening, Kuala Lumpur 507  Words | 3  Pages

  • Why Should Be Proud of Malaysia

    astronaut sent into space and the ISS. 2. The people of Malaysia have been round the world solo yacht ride in 1999. 3. In 1997, two people who had conquered the mountain Everst Malaysia and the Malaysian flag flying there. 4. Malaysia has launched a satellite MEASAT 1 & 2 in 1996 for a live television broadcast. Malaysia currently has three satellite in space. 5. Muhamad Muqharabbin Mokhtarrudin (22 years) the people of Malaysia who have been cycling around the world (2004) and captured...

    Asia, Earth, East Asia 669  Words | 3  Pages

  • History Of Water Industry In Malaysia

     Rivers in Malaysia have played a major role in shaping and influencing the development of the nation and cultures of its peoples and there are 150 rivers in Peninsular Malaysia and about 50 river systems are found in Sabah and Sarawak. The city of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, was itself founded at the confluence of the Kelang and Gombak Rivers. Furthermore, the rivers in Malaysia supplied 97 percent of the country’s raw water. From the past 200 years, Malaysia has harnessed this abundant...

    Drinking water, Infrastructure, Kuala Lumpur 1135  Words | 3  Pages

  • Socio Culture

    Socio Culture March 29, 2012 | SOCIAL WELFARE While the Ministry of National Unity and Social Development provides the framework for social Welfare services in the country, a large share of the work is carried out by private charitable and service organisations. PUBLIC WELFARE SERVICES The Ministry of Welfare Services provides welfare under various categories through its various Services. Social Development Services Family and Child Care Services Rehabilitation Services Reformatory...

    Chinese New Year, Christmas, Diwali 1499  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Batek of Malaysia

    THE BATEK OF MALAYSIA The Batek of Malaysia Donyale Davis ANT 101 Instructor: Gretchen Henderson April 04, 2011 THE BATEK OF MALYSIA Outline The Batek of Malaysia A. The Batek of Malaysia are foragers B. Three Scholarly research Journal that will be used for research 1. The Meanings of Trees The Meanings of Trees: Forest and Identity for the Batek of Pahang, Malaysia.Full Text Available By: Tuck-Po, Lye. Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, Dec2005, Vol. 6 Issue 3,...

    Anthropology, Architecture, Demographics of Malaysia 623  Words | 3  Pages

  • History of Malaysia

    QUESTION: In 1961, Tunku Abdul Rahman propsed the creation of Malaysia and this proposal led to the formation of Malaysia. Trace events that led Singapore joining Malaysia and the reasons for its eventual exit from Malaysia in 1965. IDEAS AND SUGGESTIONS THAT LED TO THE FORMATION OF MALAYSIA In the year 1887, Lord Brassey, director of North Borneo Company suggested that the Malayan states and Singapore be joined with Sarawak and Sabah. The purpose of this joint was to look after the British...

    Borneo, Brunei, Malaysia 1239  Words | 4  Pages

  • Culture "Picture of Deepavali"

    1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1`Culture Culture is a symbolic, continuous, cumulative and progressive process. In the words of Green, culture means "the socially transmitted system of idealized ways of knowledge, practice and beliefs along with the artifacts that knowledge and practices produce and maintain as they change times." 1.2 India India has a rich cultural tradition. There is a harmonious blend of art, religion and philosophy in the Indian culture. They are so beautifully interwoven in the...

    Diwali, Hindu mythology, Hinduism 829  Words | 3  Pages

  • Malay Culture and Society

    Malay Culture and Society Essay “Malaysian Music” Tounsi Marwa MH101062 Malaysian music Music is an art that is complementary and touches to the culture of a country. As for example Malaysian music that summarize all different culture in Malaysia like Indians Malay and Chinese. In this article I will try to list and describe different types of Malaysian music. As known, Malaysian music is classified by three or more different types such as folk, classic , popular and contemporary. Nobat...

    Brunei, Hindustani classical music, Indian classical music 992  Words | 3  Pages

  • McDonald's India and Malaysia

    India and In Malaysia, based on the case in India, desk research and your own experience. The purpose of this assignment is to analyses how McDonald's adapt its products to the local market during the planned entry and expansion phase in both countries. We will identify the respective marketing issues and their significance and sum up the learning with the uniqueness of their strategies in both countries. There are few similarities in the way McDonald's made its venture into Malaysia and India...

    Adaptation, Fast food, Government of India 1676  Words | 6  Pages

  • Malaysia Truly Asia

    Malaysia, Truly Asia Malaysia has long been one of the world’s best kept tourism secrets. It is an ideal tourism destination in so many different aspects as it offers a wide range of diverse attraction to suit all tastes and most importantly, at relatively affordable prices. In addition, the country also offers a fascinating cultural mix with colourful festivals, unique arts and crafts, architecture, food and a rich array of dance forms. Malaysia has a tropical climate throughout the year, enjoying...

    Hawker centre, Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur 848  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tobacco Industry Csr Malaysia

    1.0 INTRODUCTION Major tobacco firms in Malaysia have begun investing aggressively Corporate Social Responsibility activities to build a positive public image and brand activities via large contributions into social programs nationwide, and to be recognised as contributors to the greater common good. Although CSR is considered as a corporate entity along standards of business ethics, tobacco industry philanthropic activities encounter much criticism and threat of a comprehensive ban on CSR atop...

    British American Tobacco, Corporate social responsibility, Japan Tobacco 1508  Words | 6  Pages

  • Healthcare System in Malaysia

    QUESTION 1: Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the healthcare system in Malaysia. What changes can the government make to suit 1MALAYSIA concept? Introduction to the Health care system in Malaysia What is health care? Healthcare is defined as in the oxford dictionary as maintaining and improving the physical and mental health of someone through the provision of medical services. It is also defined in the Merriam Webster as restoring the health of someone and preventing the spread of...

    Health care, Health care provider, Health economics 2790  Words | 7  Pages

  • Possible Business Proposal in Malaysia

    4) So for those who of you don’t already know, this is where Malaysia is located. It is in South East Asia, located above Singapore, under Thailand, and next to Indonesia. It is separated into two regions: Peninsula Malaysia on the west side, and Sabah/Sarawak on the east. 5) Malaysia has a population size of over 29 million people. It’s ethic group distribution can be split into several groups but is largely populated by 3 main distinct races: Malay, Chinese, and Indian. The religious distribution...

    Bandar Sunway, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1276  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hotel Industry in Malaysia

    MARKET STUDY Market Study of Hotel and Resort Sector in Malaysia Malaysia’s hospitality industry is experiencing healthy growth in hotel openings and hospitality-related services through the steady flow of business travelers, tourists and popularity as a MICE (Meeting, Incentives, Conventions, Exhibitions) venue. Malaysia’s advantage in this sector lies in good value in terms of costs compared to the rest of the region, its diversity of natural attractions such as beaches and mountains as well...

    Destination hotel, Hotel, Johor 1646  Words | 6  Pages

  • Celebration in Malaysia

    Festivals and celebrations in Malaysia Malaysia has a number of festivals and celebrations, most of which are either religious or cultural in origin, and are swathed in traditions and rituals. Malaysia. A country where one can experience a multitude of cultural celebrations and festivals, as well as, and most importantly, good food(!) all year round.Almost every month of the year, tourists and locals alike immerse themselves in one celebration or another, thanks to the diverse cultural practices...

    Chinese calendar, Chinese holidays, Chinese New Year 1000  Words | 4  Pages

  • Culture

    are developing the strategic skill set to master doing business across cultures. Cross-cultural core competence is at the crux of today’s sustainable competitive advantage. If one day you’re asked to manage a supply chain in Malaysia, the next day you’re managing your virtual team in China, and the next you’re optimizing your company’s call center in India, you know that it’s just not possible to be an expert in every culture or geography in which you do business. What is possible is developing the...

    Confucianism, Cross-cultural, Cross-cultural communication 1853  Words | 6  Pages

  • formation of malaysia

    MALAYSIA CONSTITUTION The Constitution is a document that contains all of the order of rules and regulations constitute an important policy for removing a country's governance and administration. Determining the constitution of the Kingdom,a form of government and the rights of the people. The Constitution also contains principles that form the national institutions like the executive, legislative and judicial with the powers and role of each institution within the framework of governance and...

    Absolute monarchy, Constitution, Constitutional monarchy 994  Words | 4  Pages

  • Budget Malaysia

    Budget Malaysia 2012 by our Prime Minister Shah Alam: Budget 2012 tabled by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in Parliament on 7th October last year. Last year the FDI growth was the strongest in Asia and in the first 6 months of this year have already reached RM21.2bil. In 2012, private investment is forecast to climb 15.9%, supported by foreign and domestic investment. GDP in the first 6 months of 2011 was 4.4%, driven by strong domestic consumption In 2011, the economy is forecast...

    Development, Investment, Kuala Lumpur 936  Words | 3  Pages

  • Formation of Malaysia

    16 September- The Day Malaysia was formed Perhaps, not many who know that, today, 16th of September is Malaysia Day, the day Malaysia was formed. The Malaysia day is very significant although it's not really well known as compared to the Merdeka Day. Malaysia day is the day to commemorate the formation of the establishment Malaysian Federation on 16th of September 1963. On this day, Malaya, North Borneo (now Sabah), Sarawak, and Singapore (Singapore left Malaysia in 9th of August 1965 to form...

    Borneo, Federation of Malaya, Indonesia 688  Words | 3  Pages

  • English in Malaysia

    According to The Encyclopedia of Malaysia: Languages & Literature, p 61, English in Malaysia has been categorized into three levels: the acrolect, mesolect and basilect. The acrolect is near-native. Only those educated in core English-speaking countries from early schooling up to university may be found to speak the acrolect variety, and only a small percentage of Malaysians are proficient in it. As with other similar situations, a continuum exists between these three varieties and speakers may...

    American English, British Empire, British English 1182  Words | 4  Pages

  • Races in Malaysia

    KNOW MORE RACES IN MALAYSIA ORANG ASLI Orang Asli (lit, "original peoples" or "aboriginal peoples" in Malay), is a general Malaysian term used for any indigenous groups that are found in Peninsular Malaysia. They can be divided into three main groups - the Negrito (also called Semang), the Senoi and the Proto-Malay. Negrito is an Orang Asli group in Malaysia. There are only about 2,000 of them today. They are believed to be the earliest inhabitants of the Malay peninsula. The Negritoes are usually...

    Chinese New Year, Indigenous peoples, Kelantan 856  Words | 3  Pages

  • Courts in Malaysia

    Introduction to Courts in Malaysia Summary There are generally two types of trials, criminal and civil. The hierarchy of courts begins from the Magistrates’ Court, Sessions Court, High Court, Court of Appeal, and finally, the Federal Court. The jurisdiction of the courts in civil or criminal matters are contained in theSubordinate Courts Act 1948 and the Courts of Judicature Act 1964. Article 121 of the Constitution provides for two High Courts of coordinate jurisdiction, the High Court in Malaya...

    Appeal, Court, Criminal law 1374  Words | 5  Pages

  • Malaysia Intering Places

    The Best Time To Visit Interesting Places In Malaysia Malaysia. It is now well one of the famous contry in Southeast Asia that usually chosen by tourist from the whole world to visit when there is a holiday, but the number of tourists usually depends on the weather of Malaysia. To overcome the lack of number of tourists, a good prediction of weather must be done by the tourism company. ` Malaysia is located a few degrees north of the Equator and is one of the South East Asia nations. The climate...

    Borneo, Climate, Kota Kinabalu 1626  Words | 4  Pages

  • Tourism and Malaysia

    problem statement and in -depth analysis. I choose Malaysia as my destination. Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories. It is separated by the South China Sea into two regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo. Land borders are shared with Thailand, Indonesia and Brunei and maritime borders exist with Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines. Peninsular Malaysia is connected to Singapore via causeway and a bridge...

    East Malaysia, Ethnic group, Johor 2083  Words | 7  Pages

  • Malaysia, a Multiracial Country

    united by a common purpose or interest or a group of interacting people who share a geographical region (territory), a sense of common identity, and a common culture. ❖ a group of humans broadly distinguished from other groups by mutual interests, participation in characteristic relationships, shared institutions, and a common culture. ❖ the totality of social relationships among humans. Definition: multi-racial society ❖ Made up of or involving of various races (pluralism). ❖ Minority...

    Borneo, Ethnic group, Malaysia 1443  Words | 6  Pages

  • Ecotourism in Malaysia

    ECOTOURISM IN MALAYSIA - THE TROPIC TRACK Home to an incredibly diverse array of flora and fauna, Malaysia is one of the twelve mega-biologically diverse countries in the world. Under its forest canopy, one can find a kaleidoscope of wildlife including some which have not been discovered. This nature’s haven, a million years in the making, provides a phantasmagorical stage for exciting and memorable eco adventures. Whether it is high-impact activities in the midst of the jungle or just taking...

    Kedah, Malaysia, Penang 581  Words | 3  Pages

  • Formation of Malaysia

    a) Factors leading to the formation of Malaysia in 1963 1. Only Malaya was an independent nation while Singapore, Brunei, Sabah and Sarawak were still under British control. These territories were considered too small to be independent entities. It was felt that a merger with Malaya would bring early independence to these territories. 2. The British were agreeable to a merger of these territories and granting independence as there were many similarities between Malaya, Singapore, Sabah, ...

    Borneo, Brunei, Federation of Malaya 743  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Reception of English Law in Malaysia.

    The Reception of English Law In Malaysia. Introduction Malaysian legal history has been determined by events spanning a period of some six hundred years. Of these, three major periods were largely responsible for shaping the current Malaysia system. The first was the founding of the Malacca Sultanate at the beginning of the 15th century; second was the spread of Islam in the indigenous culture; and finally, and perhaps the most significant in modern Malaysia, was British colonial rule which brought...

    British Empire, British Malaya, Common law 1104  Words | 4  Pages

  • Federalism in Malaysia

    FEDERALISM IN MALAYSIA By: Iffa Syafiqa Introduction The existence of federalism in Malaysian history dates back in 1895 during the establishment of the Federated Malay States which are the ‘Protected States’ of Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang and Perak. Federation of Malaya then came later in 1948 with the unification of the nine Malay states and Settlements of Penang and Malacca by the British. Federal principle was described by K.C. Wheare as "the method of dividing powers so that the...

    Constitution, Constitutional monarchy, Federal government of the United States 2083  Words | 6  Pages

  • Ethnic Relation Study in Malaysia

    essay We are first year students from Faculty Science of University of Malaya. On regarding to Ethnics Relation studies we were asked to do a group assignment consist of 10 members with different ethnics. The assignment is about any ethnics in Malaysia. So, we decided to do research about Chitty communities in Gajah Berang, Malacca. On the second week, we started to do group discussions and meetings among ourselves on what aspect to be focused on. After few discussions, we decided to focus on Chitty...

    George Town, Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Malacca 1023  Words | 3  Pages

  • Baba and Nyonya Culture in Penang

    Dutch-controlled island of Java and other locations, who have adopted partially or in full Nusantara customs to be somewhat assimilated into the local communities. The peranakan culture is a unique blend of two cultures, Malay & Chinese, which intermixed into a fascinating synthesis with elements of Javanese, Batak, Thai and British cultures, representing “multiculturalism” and “fusion”(Lee Su Kim, 2008) Nusantara is an Indonesian word for the Indonesian archipelago. Its base meaning in Sanskrit and Indonesian...

    Malacca, Malay language, Malaysia 2404  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Importance of Halal Food Industry in Malaysia.

    The Importance of Halal Food Industry in Malaysia. Malaysia is a modern Muslim nation with its cultures grown from a potpourri of ethnic mixes derived from some of the world’s oldest civilization with the majority of its people embracing Islam as their religion. Despite of Islam being the country’s main religion, the minority of its people are still able to practice other religions peacefully. With the fusion of rich diverse societies in Malaysia, it is perfectly understandable when issues relating...

    Food, Food industry, Food processing 2281  Words | 7  Pages

  • Definition of a Malay Culture

    Definition of the Malay Culture Mankind is the only civilized creatures in this world. Culture can be defined as the integrated system that relates to values, beliefs, behaviors, norms, artifacts and the other works of any society. In the human history, this is the culture that divides human beings or separates one community from another. Specifically, many aspects of Malay culture encompassed within this definition are the universal aspects such as philosophy of life, art, literature and language...

    2nd millennium, Borneo, Brunei 1245  Words | 4  Pages

  • Corruption in Malaysia

    chronic in the absence of drastic measures taken to address them. Without delay time, let me introduce the panel members, which left me was his right split B and C are the relative Title of the forum this morning is "the problem of corruption in Malaysia." Next, I call our first panel, the relative B provides definitions of corruption and its characteristics. Brother B: hi and thank you chairman. Web-based anti-corruption commission (MACC), corruption is an act that involves giving and receiving...

    Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Anwar Ibrahim, Bribery 793  Words | 3  Pages

  • History of Malaysia Law

    periods were largely responsible for shaping the current Malaysian system. The first was the founding of the Melaka Sultanate at the beginning of the 15th century; second was the spread of Islam in the indigenous culture; and finally, and perhaps the most significant in modern Malaysia, was British colonial rule which brought with it constitutional government and the common law system. During the realm of the Sultanate, Melaka was an important trading port and the maintenance of law and order was...

    British Empire, British Malaya, Common law 1226  Words | 3  Pages

  • Homestay Issues in Malaysia

    the state has to offer. “Sarawak’s main tourism strength is obviously the cultural, nature and adventure aspect. Along with the agro and eco-tourism that Tourism Malaysia is campaigning nationwide, Homestay business is definitely the front runner as a tourism marketing tool in the accommodation factor. “The state is very rich in culture, for example, the Gawai Dayak celebration and the longhouses. These are things that only Sarawak can offer. It is our strength and now is the time for every player...

    Malaysia, Sarawak, Tourism 2248  Words | 7  Pages

  • Malaysia and the Original People

    Malaysia and the "Original People" Neglecting aboriginal groups has been a common theme in the past when considering the advancement of developing countries. The United States had little to no regard for the Native Americans when developing a new nation. And now as Malaysia is a quickly developing country, we can see the effects of this development on its natives. Some of the world's leading anthropologists who have been studying the "original people" of Malaysia for twenty-five years, have...

    Constitution of Malaysia, Indigenous Australians, Indigenous peoples 999  Words | 3  Pages

  • Batek of Malaysia

    The Batek of Malaysia ANT 101 Introduction of Culture Anthropology February 4, 2013 The Batek of Malaysia are one or several aboriginal people, called Orang Asli, living in an unassimilated life in Malaysia. They live in groups and rely a lot on each other. Division of labor is divided among the men and women. Many other roles are also taken place within their society. As a foraging community, their primary way of subsistence greatly impacts their gender relations, belief and values, and social...

    Anthropology, Culture, Family 852  Words | 3  Pages

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