Saturday, November 20, 2010


Malaysia have long and significance history.Malaysia have struggle for independence with many crisis and event happened.
It start beginning from popular support for independence grew after the Second World War when the Japanese were defeated. After the defeat of the Japanese, conflict also began when the MCP disagreed with British post-war policy of a Malayan Federation, mainly because of British strategy of anti-communism. Intense jungle war began, fought by the British, British Commonwealth and Malay forces against the Malayan Communist Party. The Emergency ended in 1960.
An independent, multi-racial Federation of Malaya was formed in 31 August, 1957 when Malaya was granted independence from British rule. The Alliance Party, a coalition of United Malays National Organisation(UMNO), the Malayan Chinese Association and the Malayan Indian Congress--swept the election and led the drive for independence. Alliance Party gave the Malayan Constitution. On August 31, 1957, Merdeka or Independence was proclaimed.
Tunku Abdul Rahman became the first prime minister. The British colonies of Singapore, and Sarawak & Sabah (or North Borneo) joined the Federation to form Malaysia on September 16, 1963. However, Singapore withdrew from the Federation on August 9, 1965, and became an independent republic.

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