Malaysian cultural outfits
Baju is the term for clothing in the Malay language. Since Malaysia comprises three major cultures: Malay, Chinese and Indian, each culture has its own traditional and religious articles of clothing a...
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...
Malaysian Chinese
Malaysian Chinese or Chinese Malaysians (Malay: Kaum Cina Malaysia; Chinese: 馬來西亞華人, 马来西亚华人, Mǎláixīyà Huárén) are Malaysian citizens of Han Chinese ancestry. Most are the descendants of Han Chines...
Malaysian Chinese - Wikipedia
Malaysian Indian
Malaysian Indians or Indian Malaysians (Tamil: மலேசிய இந்தியர்கள் ; Malay: Kaum India Malaysia) are Malaysians of Indian origin. Many are descendants from those who migrated from India during the ...
Malaysian Indian - Wikipedia
Orang Asal
The Orang Asal are the indigenous people of Malaysia. The term is Malay for "Original People", and the Orang Asal along with Malays are granted Bumiputra status in Malaysia. The Orang Asal in Peninsul...
Orang Asal - Wikipedia
Malaysian Indian Cuisine
Malaysian Indian cuisine, or the cooking of the ethnic Indian communities in Malaysia consists of adaptations of authentic dishes from India, as well as original creations inspired by the diverse food...
Malaysian Indian Cuisine - Wikipedia
Tamil Malaysians
Tamil Malaysians or Malaysian Tamils refer to the Malaysians of Tamil ethnic origin from India and Sri Lanka in Malaysia. They make up over 75% of the Malaysian Indian populations in Malaysia. Althou...
Tamil Malaysians - Wikipedia
Tamil Place Names in Malaysia
The name Malaya is a combination of two Tamil words, மலை Malay or Malai (hill) and ஊர் ur (town) meaning hilltown” (Malaiyur). There is also another hill-town in Sumatra (Malayadvipa), which had bee...
Tamil and Sanskrit inscriptions in the Malay world
A number of medieval inscriptions written in Tamil language and script that have been found in Southeast Asia and China, mainly in Sumatra and peninsular Thailand. These texts arose directly from trad...
Tamil and Sanskrit inscriptions in the Malay world - Wikipedia
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 ...
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
List of Malaysian Chinese
This is a list of prominent Malaysian Chinese people, categorised by profession.
List of Malaysian Chinese - Wikipedia
Festivals of Malaysia
There are two types of public holidays in Malaysia, those at national and state levels. National holidays are normally observed by most governmental and private organisations. State holidays are norma...
Festivals of Malaysia - Wikipedia
Cuisine of Malaysia
Malaysian cuisine consists of cooking traditions and practices found in the Southeast Asian country of Malaysia, and reflects the multiethnic makeup of its population. The vast majority of Malaysia's ...
Cuisine of Malaysia - Wikipedia
Education in Malaysia
Education in Malaysia is overseen by the Ministry of Education (Kementerian Pendidikan). Although education is the responsibility of the federal government, each state and federal territory has an Edu...
Education in Malaysia - Wikipedia
Chinese emigration
Waves of Chinese emigration (also known as the Chinese diaspora) have happened throughout history. The mass emigration known as the Chinese diaspora, which occurred from the 19th century to 1949, was ...
Chinese emigration - 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