malaya : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957
News & Articles
- Vietnam Versus Afghanistan
It's odd to see no mention of the British use of special units to suppress Communist insurgency in Malaya.
Oct. 13, 2013 - Strategy Page
- Book review: 'The Ghost Bride' is a coming-of-age ghost story
by Audra Sorman Set in 1893 Malaya (modern-day Malaysia), "The Ghost Bride" by Yangsze Choo is a novel straddling genres, cultures and life and death. Essentially, this coming-of-age tale is a ghost story.
Oct. 11, 2013 - Palo Alto Weekly
- Bruce Billson in The Age
Malaya was one of Australia's most costly campaigns in World War II,Mr Billson said in a statement. "As the Japanese advanced towards Singapore, the Australians fought heroic delaying actions at Gemas and Maur."
- Rais Yatim in Bernama
We shared a common view that we could run Singapore and Malaya better than the British colonial officials. We became close friends. Together with Kenny Byrne, Toh Chin Chye and S Rajaratnam, we planned to build up a mass movement, to form the basis... Lee Kuan Yew http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Kuan_Yew&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHOB25mi5mtCG_r3k2lGerxb8fMbw Channel News Asia http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1058538/1/.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEfaWwkESvsaEt3WaGmnGLouPHhhw May 23, 2010
60684 81055 malaya History can be deemed a major factor which strengthens the argument that the Malays or Malay stock were the first to reside in the Malay States which the world knew as Malaya or Land of the Malays," added Rais.