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Malay States:

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.
Kahn notes that, according to 1933 legislation for land reservation schemes in Federated Malay States, "Malay was defined as 'a person belonging to any Malayan race who habitually speaks the Malay language or any Malayan language and professes the Muslim religion'" (Kahn 2006, p.
(32) In 1897-99, around half of Singapore's trade was with other Southeast Asian countries, primarily the Dutch East Indies and the Federated Malay States. (33) Fifteen large ships (with a capacity of over fifty tons) entered Singapore per day in 1904 and 1905; around 70 per cent came from within Southeast Asia, with similar statistics for ships leaving Singapore.
The coastal and riverine Malay states, whatever their hegemonic claims, are not the only prism through which conflict could or should be viewed.
All persons born in British territory of Singapore, Penang and Malacca (during the colonial period, Singapore, Penang and Malacca put directly under colonial government and the people automatically have British citizenship, meanwhile the remain states considered as Malaya) held British citizenship but Chinese born in the Malay states (other than Singapore, Penang and Malacca) were not British subjects nor were they subjects of the Sultdn (head of the states).
The various Malay states used a variety of rifles during their never-ending squabbles.
From the information, it is known Harvey was born on September 9, 1921 in the Malay States. He lived with his parents Harvey Edwin and Dorothy Gillingham in Mary Herbert Street, Cheylesmore, and worked at Sterling Metals before joining the 4th Field Regiment Royal Artillery in February 1942.
Suspicions are always aroused, when a Malay defects, that Christian proselytization is behind it - activity which is not only deeply repugnant to devout Muslims, let along the more militant, but from which the ummah is supposed to be protected by its absolute prohibition in the religious law of the Malay States. The other expression of apostasy over which Abdullah had no control arose from conversions of non-Muslims to Islam for various reasons, about which such persons later changed their minds, or which their families rejected or (after death, for purposes of burial) denied.
A Cari-Malaysia webforum thread entitled "The Loss of the Malay States in Southern Thailand" ("Hilangnya Negri Negri Melayu di Selatan Thailand") carries a posting by a member named "Chumpon," claiming to represent PULO, who lists all fourteen southern provinces in southern Thailand, including and to the south of Chumpon province, as being "the property of (adalah milik) the "Malay Islamic Kingdom of Patani Darussalam." (60) Finally, an blog report on a secret meeting between Thai and Malaysian authorities and separatist leaders provides an account of the (by now seemingly limited) demands of the rebel leaders, who support either the inclusion into Malaysia, regional autonomy, or statehood of merely the "three border provinces"; namely, Patani, Yala, and Narathiwat.
From the 1870s the sultans of the small Malay states began accepting British 'advisers', who were effectively rulers.
The largely ceremonial position is de facto rotated every five years between the nine Rulers of the Malay states who form the Council of Rulers.