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Utusan Melayu: The Radical Malay Newspaper

On 21 July 1961, Utusan Melayu’s editors, journalists, administrative, printing and other staff totalling some 115 people launched a strike in Kuala Lumpur protesting...

More than six thousand children in Malaysia fully vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 - A total of 6,129 children aged between five and 11 years have completed two doses of the COVID-19 vaccination...

Hikayat Nakhoda Muda: The Story of Pepper, Loyalty and Betrayal in the 1700s

Not many have studied on the earliest Malay biography ever written. I found a copy of the first publication of  Hikayat Nakhoda Muda at...

Turkiye’s Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque to hold first tarawih prayer in 88 years

ISTANBUL, March 31 - Turkiye’s Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque in Istanbul will hold its first tarawih prayer in 88 years, a special evening prayer...

Dusun Nyior and Haji Sulong: The Thai Construct of a Separatist Narrative

The “Haji Sulong Rebellion” was constructed as the master narrative by the Thai state. The arrest of the modernist scholar and intellectual, on 16th...

Bukit Melaka, Malay Lane and Jalan Yahudi: Certainly Not Altering the Past

IN July 2020, I responded to a newspaper column through the social media on the initiative by the Malacca Museums Corporation (PERZIM) to revert the...

Malaysia celebrate Commonwealth Day today

PUTRAJAYA, March 14 - Malaysia, together with 53 other Commonwealth member countries today celebrate the Commonwealth Day. Celebrated annually on the second Monday of March,...

Semut, Raya and Sumatera

The word Samudra is not the origin for the name Sumatra, the second largest (after Borneo) of the Greater Sunda Islands in the Malay...

UN says Ukraine recalling peacekeepers from 5 more operations

WASHINGTON, March 11 - Ukraine is withdrawing its personnel from five more UN peacekeeping operations, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said on Thursday, reported Sputnik. On...

Batak Newspapers in Colonial Sumatra: Tiger Sightings, bangso Batak and Narrating the ‘Modern’

Batak newspaper writing before World War II had deep, intertextual relationship with versions of the European novel.  The newspapers inform us on modes of...

Of Nusantara and Nusantaria: Palapa and Other Names

Nusantara as the new capital of Indonesia was received with mixed feelings amongst the Malay intelligentsia in Malaysia. They suggested ‘Kota Nusantara’. There is...

Japan’s Orient: Tōyō and the Belief on Malay Origins

THE Japanese narrative sees itself as intellectually and culturally competing with Europe. It seeks to be recognized as culturally and technology Western. Japanese historians...

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