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Nation 30 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

No public holiday on Malaysia Day

Malaysia Day will not be declared a public holiday.

Community 24 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Firm's day of unity

Although National Day holds a special meaning for Malaysians in general, many tend to forget Sept 16, the day when Sabah and Sarawak joined Malaya to form Malaysia in 1963.

Community 21 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Sabah’s orchid heritage on show

As Sabahans celebrated Malaysia Day and the birthday of Yang DiPertua Negri Tun Ahmadshah Abdullah, the long weekend turned out to be even more special for orchid aficionados.

Lifestyle 18 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Islanders’ idyllic life

Lifestyle 18 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

The ‘lain-lain’ of Malaysia

When it comes to racial profiling ourselves, Malaysians, especially those in the peninsula, are most familiar with the 'Malay-Chinese-Indian dan lain-lain' litany. There were indeed many to choose from but for practical reasons, we decided to focus on six groups - the Bonggi, Iranun, Lun Bawang, Lundayeh, Kanaq and Semelai. Today's stories on the Bonggi are the first in a series to introduce Other Malaysians.

Community 16 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Fond memories of Tunku for teacher

What former schoolteacher S.P Sarathy remembers best about Malaysia Day is how the various communities in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak came together to start a brand new life.

Community 15 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Singer dedicates album to Malaysia Day

While DJ Dave is currently away in Mumbai sealing a deal that will make him the first local artiste to launch a Bollywood album in India, his heart still remains with Malaysia.

Letters 04 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Merdeka spirit prevails at three-day carnival


Community 29 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Part of our history

Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) chairman Tan Sri Ahmad Sarji Abdul Hamid was not at the stadium to witness Tunku Abdul Rahman's cries of 'Merdeka!' But, the moment struck deep in his heart. To this day, it still does.

Letters 12 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Giving Malaysia a higher profile