History of Malaysia
Malaysia is a country in South East Asia whose strategic sea-lane position brought trade and foreign influences that fundamentally influenced its history. Hindu and Buddhist cultures imported from Ind...
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South China Sea tensions: what's going on?
Tensions are rising among South China Sea nations. Here's what you need to know about the dispute.
Leonardo DiCaprio, the Malaysian Money Scandal and His "Unusual" Foundation
According to the Justice Department, certain donations to the Oscar winner's charity came directly from a multibillion-dollar embezzlement drama in Southeast Asia.
EXCLUSIVE: China Sends Fighter Jets To Contested Island In South China Sea
In a move likely to further increase already volatile tensions in the South China Sea, China has deployed fighter jets to a contested island in the South China Sea, the same island where China deploye...
China Deploys Missiles To Contested Island In South China Sea: Taiwan
China has positioned anti-aircraft missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea, Taiwan said Wednesday. Asked about Taipei's allegation, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said the de...
China Urges U.S. To Stop 'Provocative Actions' After B-52 Flights
China called on the United States to end "provocative" military actions Saturday after two B-52 bombers flew near islands in the South China Sea that Beijing claims it owns. Pentagon says flights near...
South China Sea: US Navy To Operate 'Whenever, Wherever' International Law Allows, Admiral Says
"International seas and airspace belong to everyone and are not the dominion of any single nation," Admiral Harry Harris said at the Stanford Centre at Peking University. "Our military will continue t...
In Defeat For Beijing, Hague Court To Hear South China Sea Dispute
In a legal setback for Beijing, an arbitration court in the Netherlands ruled on Thursday that it has jurisdiction to hear some territorial claims the Philippines has filed against China over disputed...
US Navy Destroyer To Patrol Near Chinese Islands
The move is likely to anger China, which is building artificial islands to boost territorial claims.The move, which U.S. officials have been considering for months, is sure to anger Beijing, which has...
Who Rules The Waves? China No Longer Accepts That America Should Be Asia-Pacific’s Dominant Naval Power
IN THE next few days, out of sight of much of the world, the American navy will test the growing naval power of China. It will do so by conducting patrols within the putative 12-mile territorial zone ...
US Considers Military Patrols Of Beijing's Artificial Islands In South China Sea
The Pentagon is considering sending US military aircraft and ships to assert freedom of navigation around growing Chinese-made artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea, a US official has sai...
Chinese warnings to U.S. plane hint of rising stakes over disputed islands
Beijing appears to seek a military exclusion zone as it expands footholds in the South China Sea. The Chinese navy repeatedly warned a U.S. surveillance plane to leave airspace around disputed islands...
MALAYSIA: Melaka Early History (15th century to 1957)
Melaka is listed as UNESCO World Heritage City in 2008. This video shows a brief history about the founding of Melaka and Sultanate of Melaka (c. 1400) that ...
History of Malaysia - History Asia - Al-Maunah : The Malaysian Arms Heist part 1/4
It was Malaysia's largest military weapon heist that turned into a hostage crisis and a 5-day standoff with the police and army. On July 2nd 2000, 15 men dis...
History of Malaysia - MALAYSIA: Melaka Early History (15th century to 1957)
Melaka is listed as UNESCO World Heritage City in 2008. This video shows a brief history about the founding of Melaka and Sultanate of Melaka (c. 1400) that ...
Prehistoric Malaysia
The earliest anatomically modern humans skeleton in Peninsular Malaysia, Perak Man, dates back 11,000 years and Perak Woman dating back 8,000 years, were both discovered in Lenggong. The site has an u...
Prehistoric Malaysia - Wikipedia
Gangga Negara
Gangga Negara is believed to be a lost semi-legendary Hindu kingdom mentioned in the Malay Annals that covered present day Beruas, Dinding and Manjung in the state of Perak, Malaysia with Raja Gangga ...
Gangga Negara - Wikipedia
Langkasuka
Langkasuka (langkha Sanskrit for "resplendent land" -sukkha for "bliss") was an ancient Hindu-Buddhist Malay kingdom located in the Malay Peninsula. Another possible source of its name could be the co...
Langkasuka - Wikipedia
Pan Pan
Pan Pan or Panpan was a lost small Hindu Kingdom believed to have existed around 3rd–7th Century CE., somewhere in Kelantan or Terengganu, Malaysia. It is speculated to be related to Pan tan i (the Pa...
Pan Pan - Wikipedia
Srivijaya
Srivijaya (also written Sri Vijaya, Sanskrit: श्रीविजय Indonesian/Malay: Sriwijaya, Thai: ศรีวิชัย or Ṣ̄rī wichạy, rtgs: Siwichai) was a dominant thalassocratic city-state based on the is...
Srivijaya - Wikipedia
Early history of Kedah
Kedah (formerly Queda) is one of many early Malay Peninsula trade centres that have been found, many have yet to be identified. Early west-coast trade centres are few in number as they were overshadow...
Early history of Kedah - Wikipedia
Kedah Sultanate
The Sultanate of Kedah may be the earliest sultanate on the Malay Peninsula and is supposedly one of the oldest Sultanates in the world, allegedly founded in 1136. The information regarding the forma...
Kedah Sultanate - Wikipedia
Malacca Sultanate
The Malacca Sultanate (Malay: Kesultanan Melayu Melaka; Jawi script: كسلطانن ملايو ملاك) was a Malay sultanate centered in the modern-day state of Malacca, Malaysia. Conventional historical thesis...
Malacca Sultanate - Wikipedia
Sulu Sultanate
The Sultanate of Sulu (Jawi: سلطنة سولك, Arabic: سلطنة سولك‎) was a Muslim state that ruled over many of the islands of the Sulu Sea, parts of Mindanao, certain portions of present-day Saba...
Sulu Sultanate - Wikipedia
Johor Sultanate
The Sultanate of Johor (or sometimes Johor-Riau or Johor-Riau-Lingga or more correctly Johor Empire) was founded by Malaccan Sultan Mahmud Shah's son, Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah II in 1528. Johor was...
Portuguese Malacca
Portuguese Malacca was the territory of Malacca that, for 130 years (1511–1641), was a Portuguese colony.
According to the 16th-century Portuguese historian Emanuel Godinho de Erédia, the site of ...
Portuguese Malacca - Wikipedia
Dutch Malacca
Dutch Malacca (1641–1825) was the longest period that Malacca was under foreign control. The Dutch ruled for almost 183 years with intermittent British occupation during the Napoleonic Wars (1795–1818...
Dutch Malacca - Wikipedia
Straits Settlements
The Straits Settlements (Malay: Negeri-negeri Selat, نڬري-نڬري سلت; Chinese: 叻嶼呷) were a group of British territories located in Southeast Asia. Originally established in 1826 as part of the t...
Straits Settlements - Wikipedia
British Malaya
The term British Malaya (Malay: Hindia Timur Inggeris) loosely describes a set of states on the Malay Peninsula and the island of Singapore that were brought under British control between the 18th...
British Malaya - Wikipedia