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Nation 17 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Equal partnership for all

In Tunku's time, the author's social activism and non-establishment views were not held against her.

Community 16 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Visit museums, schools urged

Kedah Women Development, Culture, Arts and Heritage Committee chairman Datuk Khalidah Adibah Ayob said the post-Merdeka generation, especially students, should know about the country's history in order to appreciate the struggles of freedom fighters.

Lifestyle 05 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Rare glimpse of a statesman

Yes, every Malaysian knows Tunku Abdul Rahman. But do we know his jokes, his regrets and the amazing connections he made with people? This book offers a never-before-seen side of the man provided by those closest to him.

Letters 23 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Giving up medicine for Merdeka

Only when Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman and his brother Suleiman assured Tunku Abdul Rahman of their support did the Tunku accept the post of Umno president in August 1951 following the resignation of Dato Onn Jaafar.

Letters 25 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Prince who was ‘the happiest PM’

Tunku was tireless in his efforts to integrate the various races and work out compromises in order to maintain harmony.

Nation 10 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Frightening experience

It was dark and at the back of his car was the most feared man in Mala-ya - Chin Peng, Communist Party of Malaya secretary-general.

Community 10 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Sacrifices for peace remembered

The younger generation may find it hard to relate to the Malayan Emergency but it was an experience unlikely to be forgotten for those who lived through that period.

AseanPlus News 23 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Emotional trip for Chin Peng

ON THE morning flight from Bangkok to Singapore two weeks ago, Chin Peng followed the flight path eagerly.

Nation 27 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Unsung heroes of Government-CPM talks

He was only a teenager when the 1955 Baling Talks between the communists and the Government held the nation in thrall. But more than 30 years later, LAM LI reports, Deputy Information Minister Zainuddin Maidin had an up-close-and-personal experience at the second round of peace negotiations held in Haadyai, an experience he shares in his forthcoming book, Unsung Heroes.

Nation 27 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Baling Talks led Zainuddin to journalism

One person who has come out strongly against Chin Peng's return to Malaysia is Deputy Information Minister Datuk Zainuddin Maidin.