J MARTIN’S BLOG

September 1, 2008

A little touch on history – 31st August (Malaysia’s Independent Day)

Filed under: History — J Martin @ 11:58 pm

Yesterday (31st August) was Malaysia’s Independent Day, as they celebrated it. 

But some don’t agree. 31st August is Peninsular Malaysia’s Independent Day, not the whole Malaysia. Malaysia is a combination of Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo (Sabah and Sarawak), which was formed on 16th September 1963.

So, is it wrong not to celebrate the 31st August?

I think it’s time for Malaysians to get the fact right … and it’ll be helpful if the gov (and media) do something about it … 

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