[ ] [  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 ]
 

Malaysians Abroad Hold Merdeka Celebrations

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 (Bernama) -- Malaysians working and living abroad also marked the 52nd Merdeka anniversary with celebrations.

 
 

KUALA LUMPUR, 31 Ogos -- BAYI MERDEKA ... Pengurus Perhubungan Pesakit Pusat Perubatan Pantai (PPP) Shusheel Kaur bersama Penolong Perhubungan Awam PPP Hemakumari Sugayindran (kanan) dan para jururawat Jacquelina A/P Jayagumaran, Noor Maznisari Malek Shah (tiga, kanan), Cheah Giak Choo (dua, kanan) menunjukkan simbol '1Malaysia' ketika meraikan kelahiran dua bayi merdeka di pusat perubatan itu di sini, hari ini

Turut kelihatan Alexander Kam Kwok Leung (dua , kiri) bapa kepada Aidan Rilley Kam (bayi, kiri) seberat 3.16 kg yang lahir pada pukul 6.06 pagi tadi. Seorang bayi lagi lahir pada 5.33 pagi.

 
     
 

 
 
 
 

Tunku Abdul Rahman Risks Life For Freedom Of Nation

By Azeman Ariffin

In Conjunction With The Merdeka Month Celebration

ALOR STAR, Aug 29 (Bernama) -- Many may not know about the bravery of the country's first prime minister Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-haj who risked his life while on the trail to campaign for the country's freedom
 

 
 

 
   
 

On Feb 15, 1956, Chief Minister of Malaya Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra laid the foundation stone of the Independence Stadium, Stadium Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur. The stadium would be the first for the nation and would be the venue for the Proclamation of Independence. The 22,000-capacity stadium was designed by Director of Public Works, SE Jewkes, and built by the Public Works Department. Construction works lasted for one year and the stadium was ready in time for the joyous occasion on Aug 31, 1957.

 
 
 

In 1949 a committee was formed to consider and formalise the establishment of a flag for the Federation of Malaya. A national-level competition was organised by the Federal Legal Council. A total of 373 entries were received from which three were short-listed.