Meaning of Merdeka and M’sia Day


Malaysian from all races living in unity, harmony and tolerence celebrating the 62nd Independence Day in George Town Penang. Starpic By: ZAINUDIN AHAD

LAST week, my 11-year-old daughter Apsara asked me what Merdeka was. She was preparing for a Merdeka-themed drawing competition at her school.

“What is Merdeka?” I asked her back.

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