Federation of Malaysia

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Federation of Malaysia:

see MalaysiaMalaysia
, independent federation (2015 est. pop. 30,723,000), 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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'The date, which is important for us, is September 16, 1963 when the Federated Malay States joined Sabah and Sarawak to form a new country named the Federation of Malaysia,' the chief minister said in his speech at the National Day celebration here.
Thereafter, the British formed the Federation of Malaysia, and incorporated Sabah as one of its States.
Because the union was perceived as a ploy by the Philippines and Indonesia to hinder the formation of the Federation of Malaysia, it died a natural death one month after its creation.
In 1963, Sabah became part of the federation of Malaysia (making the leaders of Philippines, Indonesia as well as the remnants of the Sulu sultanate quite unhappy).
Finally, on 31 August 1963, Singapore declared total independence from Britain by joining Malaya, Sarawak and Sabah (all Former British colonies) to form the new Federation of Malaysia, itself a result of a merger referendum in 1962.
On that historic day, the Federation of Malaysia consisted of Malaya, Singapore, Sabah and Sarawak.(Andaya and Andaya 1986: 274).
In 1960, Tra Zehnder was appointed as the first woman (nominated) member of the Sarawak State Legislature, till Sarawak attained independence from Britain within the framework of the formation of the Federation of Malaysia in 1963.
In the early 1960s preparatory to Sarawak becoming a member state in the Federation of Malaysia, the formation of political parties was encouraged and James joined SNAP (Sarawak National Party), a predominantly Saribas-Iban party registered in 1961.
This was when Singapore, after more than 140 years under British rule, joined the Federation of Malaysia in 1963.
Chiyoda Malaysia Sdn Bhd, another subsidiary of the group, is also executing a project for Shell Refining Company (Federation of Malaysia) Berhad at its Port Dickson manufacturing site as its main Engineering, Procurement and Construction management (EPCm) contractor.
It would visit MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Center and have one-to-one meeting arranged by Federation of Malaysia Manufacturers.
The Cabinet authorized the Minister of Labor, the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (or his deputy) to discuss with the Malaysian side and sign a draft executive program for cooperation in the field of technical and vocational training between the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Ministry of Education of the Kingdom of the Federation of Malaysia. The Cabinet approved allowing any licensed bank in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to establish a one-person company wholly owned by the bank.

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