Malaya


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Malaya:

see MalaysiaMalaysia
, independent federation (2005 est. pop. 23,953,000), 128,430 sq mi (332,633 sq km), Southeast Asia. The official capital and by far the largest city is Kuala Lumpur; Putrajaya is the adminstrative capital.
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Malaya

1. States of the Federation of. part of Malaysia, in the S Malay Peninsula, constituting Peninsular Malaysia: consists of the former Federated Malay States, the former Unfederated Malay States, and the former Straits Settlements. Capital: Kuala Lumpur. Pop.: 17 144 322 (2000). Area: 131 587 sq. km (50 806 sq. miles)
2. Federation of. a federation of the nine Malay States of the Malay Peninsula and two of the Straits Settlements (Malacca and Penang): formed in 1948: became part of the British Commonwealth in 1957 and joined Malaysia in 1963
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The two chapters on the Malaya insurgency and Britain's successful counterinsurgency strategy are quite informative.
The attacks were warnings, not reactions to alleged unrequited demands for revolutionary taxes, said Malaya, adding there would be more attacks against mining companies which he did not identify.
Commenting on the agreement, Dr Al Midfaa said: We are pleased to partner with the University of Malaya in this initiative which aligns with QU s ongoing efforts to advance its research capacity and to provide students with an environment of vibrant research activity that motivates them to realize their full potential.
The only way it would have dropped out is if Malaya had a medical condition and even if she did, it would come out in patches.
The green and gold design is an official tribute to more than 1,000 men who made the ultimate sacrifice during conflict in Malaya and Borneo.
Still, Sam Woolf's "Time After Time" (Cyndi Lauper) cover is much better than Malaya Watson's "Through The Fire" (Chaka Khan) performance.
The Philippine government also wants access to the US bases in the Philippine, said Malaya, one of the negotiators of the Philippine government.
UnliKe Vietnam, this conflict was viewed by many as a great success with democracy, peace and stable government restored, allowing Malaya to prosper and become the Malaysia and Singapore of today.
THE 2013 reunion for Royal Scots Fusiliers, veterans of the Malaya campaign 1954-57, will be held in the Volunteer Rooms, High Street, Irvine, Ayrshire, on Thursday, September 12 from 1pm to 5pm.
From the Malaya Lolas (Free Grandmothers) group, 55 women have died of 92 original members.
On a battlefield tour of Malaysia and Singapore in 1989, a Malaysian Army tour guide pointed out that the Japanese Army captured the whole of the Malaya Peninsula and Singapore in 90 days with the loss of just over 3,000 men.