Tag Archives: Merdeka Day

13 Things You May Or May Not Know About Malaysia’s Independence

Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman in 1957 August 31 is Hari Merdeka or Malaysia’s Independence Day. Here’s a brief look at Merdeka Day celebrations over the last 59 years and other events that have shaped the nation. 1. Malaysia gained her independence from Great Britain in 1957. Over 20,000 people gathered in Merdeka Square to… Read More »

“Yasmin How You Know?” Book Review: From a heart

Tweet Tweet A crony of a late Yasmin Ahmad is changed by memories of a filmmaker that have been gathered into a book. Yasmin How You Know? Publisher: Leo Burnett-Arc Malaysia, 192 pages HAS it been 3 years given Yasmin Ahmad left us? It has, and we can’t trust it. Yasmin How You Know? Her… Read More »

SELAMAT MERDEKA AND HAPPY MALAYSIA DAY

In 3 days time, Malaysians from all walks of life, creed, religion and races will celebrate our 55th. Anniversary of Independence Day or Merdeka Day. We achieved our Independence from Britain through negotiation and compromise from all Malaysian under the leadership of Tunku Abdul Rahman. At the same time, we celebrate our Malaysia Day on… Read More »

SELAMAT MERDEKA AND HAPPY MALAYSIA DAY

In 3 days time, Malaysians from all walks of life, creed, religion and races will celebrate our 55th. Anniversary of Independence Day or Merdeka Day. We achieved our Independence from Britain through negotiation and compromise from all Malaysian under the leadership of Tunku Abdul Rahman. At the same time, we celebrate our Malaysia Day on… Read More »

Flag lifting ceremony, Dataran Merdeka

Flag lifting ceremony, Dataran Merdeka Not certain what to do on a Monday morning in Kuala Lumpur? Catch a Jalur Gemilang dwindle lifting rite during Dataran Merdeka, during 10 am (lasts 10 to 15 minutes) each Monday morning, continue permitting, of course. Dataran Merdeka, is a historically poignant venue to a nation where a Union… Read More »