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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 »