Ketuanan Melayu
Ketuanan Melayu (Jawi script: كتوانان ملايو; English for "Malay dominance") is a political concept emphasising Malay preeminence in present day Malaysia. The Malays of Malaysia claimed a special posit...
Ketuanan Melayu - Wikipedia
Ethnic Malays
Malays (Malay: Melayu Jawi: ملايو) are an ethnic group of Austronesian peoples predominantly inhabiting the Malay Peninsula, eastern Sumatra, southernmost parts of Thailand, south coast Burma, is...
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Malay race
The concept of a Malay race was originally proposed by the German scientist Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752–1840), and classified as the brown race. Malay is a loose term used in the late 19th centu...
Malaysian Malay
In Malaysia, the Malay population is defined by Article 160 of the Malaysian Constitution as someone born to a Malaysian citizen who professes to be a Muslim, habitually speaks the Malay language, adh...
Article 160 of the Constitution of Malaysia
Article 160 of the Constitution of Malaysia defines various terms used in the Constitution. It has an important impact on Islam in Malaysia and the Malay people due to its definition of a Malay person...
Article 160 of the Constitution of Malaysia - Wikipedia
Early Malay nationalism
Malay nationalism (Malay: Semangat Kebangsaan Melayu Jawi: سمڠت كبڠساءن ملايو ) refers to the nationalism that focused overwhelmingly on the Malay anticolonial struggle, motivated by the nationalist i...
Early Malay nationalism - Wikipedia
Constitution of Malaysia
The Federal Constitution of Malaysia, which came into force in 1957, is the supreme law of Malaysia. The Federation was initially called the Federation of Malaya (in Malay, Persekutuan Tanah Melayu) a...
Constitution of Malaysia - Wikipedia
Social contract (Malaysia)
The social contract in Malaysia refers to the agreement made by the country's founding fathers in the Constitution. The social contract usually refers to a quid pro quo trade-off through Articles 14–1...
Article 153 of the Constitution of Malaysia
Article 153 of the Constitution of Malaysia grants the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King of Malaysia) responsibility for “safeguard[ing] the special position of the ‘Malays’ and natives of any of the States...
Article 153 of the Constitution of Malaysia - Wikipedia
Malaysian Malaysia
The phrase "Malaysian Malaysia" was originally used in the early 1960s as the rallying motto of the Malaysian Solidarity Council, a confederation of political parties formed to oppose Article 153 of t...
13 May Incident
The 13 May 1969 incident refers to the Sino-Malay sectarian violence in Kuala Lumpur (then part of the state of Selangor), Malaysia, in which many Malaysians died. Officially the number of deaths was...
Malaysian New Economic Policy
The New Economic Policy (NEP) [Malay: Dasar Ekonomi Baru (DEB)] was a social re-engineering and affirmative action program formulated by the National Operation Council (NOC) [Malay: Majlis Gerakan Neg...
Malaysian New Economic Policy - Wikipedia
Operation Lalang
Operation Lalang (Weeding Operation; also referred to as Ops Lalang) was carried out on 27 October 1987 by the Malaysian police, ostensibly to prevent the occurrence of racial riots due to provocation...
1988 Malaysian constitutional crisis
The 1988 Malaysian constitutional crisis (also known as the 1988 judicial crisis) was a series of events that began with United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party elections in 1987 and ended wi...
1988 Malaysian constitutional crisis - Wikipedia
Austronesian peoples
The Austronesian-speaking peoples are various populations in Southeast Asia and Oceania that speak languages of the Austronesian family. They include Taiwanese aborigines; the majority ethnic groups o...
Austronesian peoples - Wikipedia
History of the Malaysian Constitution
The foundation of the Constitution of Malaysia was laid on 10 September 1877. It began with the first meeting of the Council of State in Perak, where the British first started to assert their influenc...
History of the Malaysian Constitution - Wikipedia
Baju Kurung
The baju kurung (Jawi: باجو كوروڠ) is a traditional Malay costume which loosely translated as "enclosed dress". This type of costume is the national dress of Brunei and Malaysia. In Indonesia, it is o...
Baju Kurung - Wikipedia
Silat Melayu
Silat Melayu (Jawi: سيلت ملايو), literally meaning "Malay silat" is a blanket term for silat styles of the Malay people. The term was originally used in reference to the native silat of Sumatra but to...
Silat Melayu - Wikipedia
Malay languages
The Malay or Malayan languages are a group of closely related languages spoken by Malays and related peoples across Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Southern Thailand. They have traditionall...
Malay Islamic identity
Approximately 99.9% of modern Malays are adherents of Sunni Islam.
Malays were originally animists who believed that everything possessed a semangat (spirit). Around the time of the coming of the ...
Malay names
Personal names in Malaysia are extremely useful in tracing a person's cultural and ethnic background as Malaysia comprises many ethnicities and cultures in which each has its own distinct system of na...
Malay cuisine
Malay cuisine is the ethnic Malays' cuisine in Malaysia, Indonesia (parts of Sumatra and West Kalimantan), Singapore, Brunei, Southern Thailand and the Philippines (mostly Southern). Different Malay ...
Malay cuisine - Wikipedia
Malay styles and titles
The Malay language has a complex system of titles and honorifics, which are still used extensively in Malaysia and Brunei. Singapore, whose Malay royalty was abolished by the British colonial governme...
Malay literature
Malaysian literature is the collection of literary works produced in the Malay peninsula until 1963 and in Malaysia thereafter. Malaysian literature is typically written in any of the country's four m...
Malay supremacy
Ketuanan Melayu (Jawi script: كتوانان ملايو; English for "Malay dominance") is a political concept emphasising Malay preeminence in present day Malaysia. The Malays of Malaysia claimed a special posit...
Malay supremacy - Wikipedia
Malay nationalism
Malay nationalism (Malay: Semangat Kebangsaan Melayu Jawi: سمڠت كبڠساءن ملايو ) refers to the nationalism that focused overwhelmingly on the Malay anticolonial struggle, motivated by the nationalist i...
Malay nationalism - Wikipedia
May 13 Incident
The 13 May 1969 incident refers to the Sino-Malay sectarian violence in Kuala Lumpur (then part of the state of Selangor), Malaysia, in which many Malaysians died. Officially the number of deaths was...
Article 10 of the Constitution of Malaysia
Article 10 of the Constitution of Malaysia guarantees Malaysian citizens the right to freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and freedom of association. Unlike comparable provisions in constitutional ...
Article 10 of the Constitution of Malaysia - Wikipedia
Baju Melayu
Baju Melayu (Jawi: باجو ملايو) is a traditional Malay outfit for men. It literally translates as 'Malay shirt' and consists of two main parts. The first being the baju (long sleeved shirt) itself whic...
Baju Melayu - Wikipedia
Austronesian languages
The Austronesian languages are a language family that is originated from Taiwan, widely dispersed throughout the islands of Southeast Asia, Madagascar and the Pacific, with a few members on continenta...
Austronesian languages - Wikipedia