Brief History of Malaysia

Brief History of Malaysia

Brief History of Malaysia

Brief History of Malaysia

       On 31 August 1957, the BBC news agency recorded the gathering of thousands of people at Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, to witness and congratulate the transfer of power from the British Empire to the Federation of Malaya. For this, every August 31 is celebrated as “Malaysian Independence Day”. 

       The struggle of the nationalists on the Malay Peninsula, as in Indonesia, was also influenced by the end of the Japanese occupation in 1945, the Encyclopedia Britannica noted. Malaya and Borneo were two important regions because they provided natural resources for Japan. The Rising Sun troops began the invasion of the Malay Peninsula in 1941 and achieved success in 1942. (Also read : History of Tangerang City)

       After three years in power, Japan’s politics and economy were paralyzed not only by the atomic bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, but also the instability of the Malayan region. Communist groups that on average were of Chinese descent carried out guerrilla resistance in the forest and carried out a rebellion in North Borneo. read more