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Malaysian Media

Very much like the rest of the developing world, the advent of the printing presses and the mass media in then Malaya was brought about by European colonialism.The first newspaper that was published in what is now known as Malaysia was the English-language Government Gazette, which was later c [ … ]


Sport in Malaysia

Sports in Malaysia has become a major activity in the local universities where they often perform an annual sports or recreational activities between universities and colleges merely to inculcate the spirit of cooperation and the spirit to win a competition and meet each other and thus strengt [ … ]


Malaysian literature

Malaysian literature is the collection of literary works produced in the Malay peninsula until 1963 and in Malaysia thereafter. Malaysian literature is typically written in any of the country's three main languages: Malay, English and Chinese. It portrays various aspects of Malaysian life and [ … ]


Art in malaysia

Malaysia is a multi-ethnic and multicultural country where people of different religion, country and race live in a peaceful and harmonious atmosphere. The eclectic culture of the country is reflected through the Arts and Crafts in Malaysia.Music, dance, painting and sculptors are integral com [ … ]


Religion in Malaysia

Malaysia is multicultural and multiconfessional. The dominant religion in Malaysia is Islam, whose followers make up 60 per cent of the population. Islam is recognised as the state religion of Malaysia, although the country has a secular constitution. Debate exists about whether Malaysia shou [ … ]


Geography of Malaysia

Malaysia was created in 1963 through the merger of Malaya (independent in 1957) and the former British Singapore, both of which formed West Malaysia, and Sabah and Sarawak in North Borneo which comprise East Malaysia.  Singapore separated from the union in 1965.

The geography of Malaysia [ … ]


policy of malaysia

Implementing foreign policy is a complex and challenging task. With the dynamic environment of world politics, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs needs to be constantly aware of changes and be able to effectively respond to ensure that Malaysia’s sovereignty and national interests are adequately [ … ]


Economy of Malaysia

Malaysia has one of the highest standards of living in SE Asia, largely because of its expanding industrial sector, which propelled the country to an 8%–9% yearly growth rate from 1987 to 1997. Growth contracted during the 1997–98 Asian financial crisis, and the government was forced to cut sp [ … ]


Culture of Malaysia

The Culture of Malaysia draws on the varied cultures of the different people of Malaysia. The first people to live in the area were indigenous tribes that still remain; they were followed by the Malays, who moved there from mainland Asia in ancient times.

Chinese and Indian cultural influenc [ … ]


Introduction to Malaysia

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories and has a total landmass of 329,847 square kilometres (127,350 sq mi) separated by the South China Sea into two regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo. [ … ]


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