Malayan Race

Malayan Race

 

(southern Asiatic race), branch of the Mongoloid race. The members of this race are short (155-63 cm), and dark-skinned, with somewhat thick lips, a broad nose, little facial hair, and, sometimes, epicanthic folds. Representatives of the Malayan race live in Southeast Asia.

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It is poignant in the sense that his death was a loss not only to the Filipino mason but also to the entire Malayan race.
Rizal is pride of the Malayan race, who was born on June 19, 1861, in Calamba, Laguna.
Both belong to the Tagalog branch of the Malayan race, and might be the first ones among their people to step on Leitmeritz soil.
Actually, Malaysia should have been in the position most suitable to help Indonesia, as we are of the same Malayan race," Shihab said, referring to the disastrous effects of the 1997 Asian financial crisis on Indonesia's economy.
2) The Chinese population, especially the squatters, became an easy target for Min Yuen, as a source of money, food, intelligence and recruits for the insurgent army, the Malayan Races Liberation Army (MRLA).
The Chinese reacted and launched a terrorist campaign led by the Communist-dominated Malayan Races Liberation Army against the British and the Malays.
From a military point of view, 1952 was a year in which the jungle fight definitely turned against the Malayan Races Liberation Army (MRLA), as during it Government troops killed some 1,097 Communist insurgents.
Dennis succinctly outlines the background to the campaign mounted by the Malayan Races Liberation Army, the Malayan Communist Party's guerrilla forces, which despite their name were 95 per cent Chinese in composition.