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Historic moments of 1957 dominate 2017 National Day celebration - The Sun Daily

Performers reenact a scene from Independence Day in 1957 during the 60th Merdeka Day celebrations at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur on Aug 31, 2017. — Sunpix by Adib Rawi Yahya. PrevNext. 123. Malaysians wave the Jalur Gemilang as Prime Minister Datuk ...and more »

The fate of the world's premier bull market may lie with palm oil farmers - CNBC

Officially, the starting pistol has yet to be fired for an election. But in Malaysia's palm oil plantations, the battle for key votes is well underway. Seeking re-election, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in July offered cash hand-outs and debt ...and more »

Will Malaysians find their Merdeka Dream? - Malaysiakini

COMMENT | Will the next 60 years see more of the same disturbing scenarios for Malaysia or will there be change that will see the nation grow without fear or favour and attain the Merdeka Dream? The ancient Chinese and Indians believe that human life ...and more »

Google Doodle Celebrates 60 Years of Malaysian Independence - TIME

Google celebrates Malaysia's 60th National Day — a date known in Malay as Hari Merdeka, or the day of liberation — with a new doodle Thursday bearing the nation's flag. On Aug. 31, 1957, the Federation of Malaya, a group of states known today as ...and more »

Public holidays, calls for unity as Malaysia celebrates 60th Independence Day - Asian Correspondent

“IN THE NAME of Allah, the compassionate, the merciful,” read the Malayan Declaration of Independence on Aug 31, 1957. “The time has now arrived when the people of the Persekutuan Tanah Melayu will assume the status of a free independent and sovereign ...and more »

Najib launches DiverseCity 2017 Kuala Lumpur International Arts Festival - The Sun Daily

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today launched the third edition of DiverseCity 2017 Kuala Lumpur International Arts Festival (DiverseCity) at Nu Sentral here. The five-week event, from today until Oct 1 at multiple venues in ...and more »

Distance is no barrier to patriotism - The Star Online

PETALING JAYA: This National Day, the country is on the mind of many anak-anak Malaysia abroad. From China to Costa Rica, many followed their heart and honoured the occasion by sending home their love and well wishes. Thivian Mahalingam, who is a ...and more »

Historic moments of 1957 dominate 2017 National Day celebrations (VIDEO) - Malay Mail Online

Picture by Miera ZulyanaKUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 ― It was like flipping the pages of a history book, beginning with the country's independence on August 31, 1957, the country's 60-year history was presented in a very special and nostalgic manner at the ...and more »

Tens of thousands turn up to celebrate Merdeka - The Sun Daily

A man dressed in a Jalur Gemilang costume during the 60th Merdeka Day celebrations at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur on Aug 31, 2017. — Sunpix by Adib Rawi Yahya. PrevNext. 123. Shafirah Sudin (L) and Shafiqah Ismail (R) — Sunpix. Traders sell tooting ...and more »

Leaders extend National Day greetings - Malay Mail Online

Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Aug 30 — Political, business and community leaders around the country today extended National Day 2017 greetings to the people. Gerakan president Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong said Malaysians need to keep in mind that despite ...and more »