Malaysia
Malaysia For Dummies
Malaysia                     For Dummiesby M a ry a n n Ta n (100% M a laysi a n )
Where in the world?
Where in the world?
Where in the world?                      Southeast                        Asia
Where in the world?                      Southeast                        Asia
Where in the world?                      Southeast                        Asia
Where in the world?                      Southeast                        Asia
Where in the world?   -   14,796 km                      Southeast                        Asia
Where in the world?   -   14,796 km   - 16h 38m by air   Southeast                        Asia
Where in the world?   -   14,796 km   - 16h 38m by air    Southeast   - 12 hr time diff     Asia
A closer look
A closer look
A closer look
A closer look  This is West  Malaysia.  Also known as  Peninsular  Malaysia
A closer look  This is West  Malaysia.  Also known as  Peninsular  Malaysia
A closer look  This is West    This is East  Malaysia.       Malaysia.  Also known as   Or  Peninsular      Sabah & Sarawa...
A closer look  This is West    This is East  Malaysia.       Malaysia.  Also known as   Or  Peninsular      Sabah & Sarawa...
A closer look  This is West    This is East  Malaysia.       Malaysia.  Also known as   Or  Peninsular      Sabah & Sarawa...
Some quick facts                     ur                 Lump            uala           K
Some quick facts                              urPop: 28.3 million                          Lump                     uala  ...
Some quick facts                                    urPop: 28.3 million                                Lump               ...
Some quick facts                                        urPop: 28.3 million                                    Lump       ...
Some quick facts                                        urPop: 28.3 million                                    Lump       ...
Some quick facts                                        urPop: 28.3 million                                    Lump       ...
Some quick facts                                        urPop: 28.3 million                                    Lump       ...
Some quick facts                                           urPop: 28.3 million                                       Lump ...
History you won’t find inMalaysian history books
History you won’t find in    Malaysian history booksHuman habitation as far back as 40,000 years
History you won’t find in    Malaysian history booksHuman habitation as far back as 40,000 yearsIndian & Chinese settlers ...
History you won’t find in    Malaysian history booksHuman habitation as far back as 40,000 yearsIndian & Chinese settlers ...
History you won’t find in    Malaysian history booksHuman habitation as far back as 40,000 yearsIndian & Chinese settlers ...
History you won’t find in    Malaysian history booksHuman habitation as far back as 40,000 yearsIndian & Chinese settlers ...
History you won’t find in    Malaysian history booksHuman habitation as far back as 40,000 yearsIndian & Chinese settlers ...
Colonial History
Colonial History1511 Portuguese seized Melaka, a vital post to controlthe Spice Trade
Colonial History1511 Portuguese seized Melaka, a vital post to controlthe Spice Trade1641 Dutch overthrow Portuguese and t...
Colonial History1511 Portuguese seized Melaka, a vital post to controlthe Spice Trade1641 Dutch overthrow Portuguese and t...
Colonial History1511 Portuguese seized Melaka, a vital post to controlthe Spice Trade1641 Dutch overthrow Portuguese and t...
Colonial History1511 Portuguese seized Melaka, a vital post to controlthe Spice Trade1641 Dutch overthrow Portuguese and t...
Economics
Economics3rd largest in SEA; US$414.4 bil; 7%growth
Economics3rd largest in SEA; US$414.4 bil; 7%growthOne of world’s largest exporter ofelectronics & semiconductors
Economics3rd largest in SEA; US$414.4 bil; 7%growthOne of world’s largest exporter ofelectronics & semiconductorsExports U...
Economics3rd largest in SEA; US$414.4 bil; 7%growthOne of world’s largest exporter ofelectronics & semiconductorsExports U...
Economics3rd largest in SEA; US$414.4 bil; 7%growthOne of world’s largest exporter ofelectronics & semiconductorsExports U...
Economics3rd largest in SEA; US$414.4 bil; 7%growth                                          USD1 = MYR3One of world’s lar...
A melting pot of ethnicities
A melting pot of ethnicities  ethnic Indians   7%
A melting pot of ethnicities  non- MalayBumiputra  11%         ethnic         Indians            7%
A melting pot of ethnicities         ethnic        Chinese         23.7%  non- MalayBumiputra  11%         ethnic         ...
A melting pot of ethnicitiesMalays orBumiputra 50.4%              ethnic                  Chinese                    23.7%...
A melting pot of ethnicitiesMalays orBumiputra 50.4%              ethnic                  Chinese                    23.7%...
A melting pot of ethnicitiesMalays orBumiputra 50.4%              ethnic                  Chinese                    23.7%...
A melting pot of ethnicitiesMalays orBumiputra 50.4%              ethnic                  Chinese                    23.7%...
A melting pot of ethnicitiesMalays orBumiputra 50.4%              ethnic                  Chinese                    23.7%...
Many festivals, many holidays
Many festivals, many holidays
Many festivals, many holidays
Many festivals, many holidays
Many festivals, many holidays
Many festivals, many holidays
Many festivals, many holidays
Many festivals, many holidays
Many festivals, many holidays
Incredible food
Incredible food
Incredible food
Incredible food
Incredible food
Incredible food
Awesome Landscape
Awesome Landscape
Awesome Landscape
Awesome Landscape
Awesome Landscape
Awesome Landscape
Sites and sights
Sites and sights
Sites and sights
Sites and sights
Sites and sights
Sites and sights
Malaysian phrases
Malaysian phrases       Selamat datang - Welcome
Malaysian phrases       Selamat datang - Welcome       Apa khabar? - How’re you?
Malaysian phrases       Selamat datang - Welcome       Apa khabar? - How’re you?       Merdeka! - Freedom/Liberty
Malaysian phrases       Selamat datang - Welcome       Apa khabar? - How’re you?       Merdeka! - Freedom/Liberty        T...
Malaysian phrases        Selamat datang - Welcome        Apa khabar? - How’re you?        Merdeka! - Freedom/Liberty      ...
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  • About Malaysia

    1. 1. Malaysia
    2. 2. Malaysia For Dummies
    3. 3. Malaysia For Dummiesby M a ry a n n Ta n (100% M a laysi a n )
    4. 4. Where in the world?
    5. 5. Where in the world?
    6. 6. Where in the world? Southeast Asia
    7. 7. Where in the world? Southeast Asia
    8. 8. Where in the world? Southeast Asia
    9. 9. Where in the world? Southeast Asia
    10. 10. Where in the world? - 14,796 km Southeast Asia
    11. 11. Where in the world? - 14,796 km - 16h 38m by air Southeast Asia
    12. 12. Where in the world? - 14,796 km - 16h 38m by air Southeast - 12 hr time diff Asia
    13. 13. A closer look
    14. 14. A closer look
    15. 15. A closer look
    16. 16. A closer look This is West Malaysia. Also known as Peninsular Malaysia
    17. 17. A closer look This is West Malaysia. Also known as Peninsular Malaysia
    18. 18. A closer look This is West This is East Malaysia. Malaysia. Also known as Or Peninsular Sabah & Sarawak Malaysia
    19. 19. A closer look This is West This is East Malaysia. Malaysia. Also known as Or Peninsular Sabah & Sarawak Malaysia
    20. 20. A closer look This is West This is East Malaysia. Malaysia. Also known as Or Peninsular Sabah & Sarawak Malaysia
    21. 21. Some quick facts ur Lump uala K
    22. 22. Some quick facts urPop: 28.3 million Lump uala K
    23. 23. Some quick facts urPop: 28.3 million Lump ualaConstitutional Monarchy K
    24. 24. Some quick facts urPop: 28.3 million Lump ualaConstitutional Monarchy KElected govt represented byParliament (Westminstersystem)
    25. 25. Some quick facts urPop: 28.3 million Lump ualaConstitutional Monarchy KElected govt represented byParliament (Westminstersystem)GDP/capita : US$8,624
    26. 26. Some quick facts urPop: 28.3 million Lump ualaConstitutional Monarchy KElected govt represented byParliament (Westminstersystem)GDP/capita : US$8,624Tropical/equatorial climate
    27. 27. Some quick facts urPop: 28.3 million Lump ualaConstitutional Monarchy KElected govt represented byParliament (Westminstersystem)GDP/capita : US$8,624Tropical/equatorial climateLanguages: Bahasa Malaysia;English widely spoken,Chinese (many dialects),Tamil, other dialects
    28. 28. Some quick facts urPop: 28.3 million Lump ualaConstitutional Monarchy KElected govt represented byParliament (Westminstersystem)GDP/capita : US$8,624Tropical/equatorial climateLanguages: Bahasa Malaysia;English widely spoken,Chinese (many dialects),Tamil, other dialectsState religion: Islam (Secularor not? Not sure)
    29. 29. History you won’t find inMalaysian history books
    30. 30. History you won’t find in Malaysian history booksHuman habitation as far back as 40,000 years
    31. 31. History you won’t find in Malaysian history booksHuman habitation as far back as 40,000 yearsIndian & Chinese settlers as early as 1 AD
    32. 32. History you won’t find in Malaysian history booksHuman habitation as far back as 40,000 yearsIndian & Chinese settlers as early as 1 AD7th -13th century - Srivijaya Empire (Buddhist/Hindu)
    33. 33. History you won’t find in Malaysian history booksHuman habitation as far back as 40,000 yearsIndian & Chinese settlers as early as 1 AD7th -13th century - Srivijaya Empire (Buddhist/Hindu)14th-15th century - Majapahit Empire increasinginfluence
    34. 34. History you won’t find in Malaysian history booksHuman habitation as far back as 40,000 yearsIndian & Chinese settlers as early as 1 AD7th -13th century - Srivijaya Empire (Buddhist/Hindu)14th-15th century - Majapahit Empire increasinginfluence1402 Parameswara, a Srivijayan Hindu Prince originallyfrom Palembang (part of Indonesia today), foundedMelaka - Kingdom with a thriving port
    35. 35. History you won’t find in Malaysian history booksHuman habitation as far back as 40,000 yearsIndian & Chinese settlers as early as 1 AD7th -13th century - Srivijaya Empire (Buddhist/Hindu)14th-15th century - Majapahit Empire increasinginfluence1402 Parameswara, a Srivijayan Hindu Prince originallyfrom Palembang (part of Indonesia today), foundedMelaka - Kingdom with a thriving portBy 15th century, Islam was widespread; Melakasultanate already embraced Islam
    36. 36. Colonial History
    37. 37. Colonial History1511 Portuguese seized Melaka, a vital post to controlthe Spice Trade
    38. 38. Colonial History1511 Portuguese seized Melaka, a vital post to controlthe Spice Trade1641 Dutch overthrow Portuguese and take control ofMelaka
    39. 39. Colonial History1511 Portuguese seized Melaka, a vital post to controlthe Spice Trade1641 Dutch overthrow Portuguese and take control ofMelaka18th century - mid 20th century: British rule > rise inIndian & Chinese immigrants to trade, work tin minesand rubber plantations
    40. 40. Colonial History1511 Portuguese seized Melaka, a vital post to controlthe Spice Trade1641 Dutch overthrow Portuguese and take control ofMelaka18th century - mid 20th century: British rule > rise inIndian & Chinese immigrants to trade, work tin minesand rubber plantations31 Aug 1957: An independent Malaya
    41. 41. Colonial History1511 Portuguese seized Melaka, a vital post to controlthe Spice Trade1641 Dutch overthrow Portuguese and take control ofMelaka18th century - mid 20th century: British rule > rise inIndian & Chinese immigrants to trade, work tin minesand rubber plantations31 Aug 1957: An independent Malaya1963: Malaysia formed (Peninsular, Sabah, Sarawak &Singapore)
    42. 42. Economics
    43. 43. Economics3rd largest in SEA; US$414.4 bil; 7%growth
    44. 44. Economics3rd largest in SEA; US$414.4 bil; 7%growthOne of world’s largest exporter ofelectronics & semiconductors
    45. 45. Economics3rd largest in SEA; US$414.4 bil; 7%growthOne of world’s largest exporter ofelectronics & semiconductorsExports US$210 bil to Singapore, China,Japan, US
    46. 46. Economics3rd largest in SEA; US$414.4 bil; 7%growthOne of world’s largest exporter ofelectronics & semiconductorsExports US$210 bil to Singapore, China,Japan, USNatural resources: oil & gas, crude palmoil, timber
    47. 47. Economics3rd largest in SEA; US$414.4 bil; 7%growthOne of world’s largest exporter ofelectronics & semiconductorsExports US$210 bil to Singapore, China,Japan, USNatural resources: oil & gas, crude palmoil, timberStrong private sector but heavy govtintervention
    48. 48. Economics3rd largest in SEA; US$414.4 bil; 7%growth USD1 = MYR3One of world’s largest exporter ofelectronics & semiconductorsExports US$210 bil to Singapore, China,Japan, USNatural resources: oil & gas, crude palmoil, timberStrong private sector but heavy govtintervention
    49. 49. A melting pot of ethnicities
    50. 50. A melting pot of ethnicities ethnic Indians 7%
    51. 51. A melting pot of ethnicities non- MalayBumiputra 11% ethnic Indians 7%
    52. 52. A melting pot of ethnicities ethnic Chinese 23.7% non- MalayBumiputra 11% ethnic Indians 7%
    53. 53. A melting pot of ethnicitiesMalays orBumiputra 50.4% ethnic Chinese 23.7% non- Malay Bumiputra 11% ethnic Indians 7%
    54. 54. A melting pot of ethnicitiesMalays orBumiputra 50.4% ethnic Chinese 23.7% non- Malay Bumiputra 11% ethnic Indians 7%
    55. 55. A melting pot of ethnicitiesMalays orBumiputra 50.4% ethnic Chinese 23.7% non- Malay Bumiputra 11% ethnic Indians 7%
    56. 56. A melting pot of ethnicitiesMalays orBumiputra 50.4% ethnic Chinese 23.7% non- Malay Bumiputra 11% ethnic Indians 7%
    57. 57. A melting pot of ethnicitiesMalays orBumiputra 50.4% ethnic Chinese 23.7% non- Malay Bumiputra 11% ethnic Indians 7% Others?
    58. 58. Many festivals, many holidays
    59. 59. Many festivals, many holidays
    60. 60. Many festivals, many holidays
    61. 61. Many festivals, many holidays
    62. 62. Many festivals, many holidays
    63. 63. Many festivals, many holidays
    64. 64. Many festivals, many holidays
    65. 65. Many festivals, many holidays
    66. 66. Many festivals, many holidays
    67. 67. Incredible food
    68. 68. Incredible food
    69. 69. Incredible food
    70. 70. Incredible food
    71. 71. Incredible food
    72. 72. Incredible food
    73. 73. Awesome Landscape
    74. 74. Awesome Landscape
    75. 75. Awesome Landscape
    76. 76. Awesome Landscape
    77. 77. Awesome Landscape
    78. 78. Awesome Landscape
    79. 79. Sites and sights
    80. 80. Sites and sights
    81. 81. Sites and sights
    82. 82. Sites and sights
    83. 83. Sites and sights
    84. 84. Sites and sights
    85. 85. Malaysian phrases
    86. 86. Malaysian phrases Selamat datang - Welcome
    87. 87. Malaysian phrases Selamat datang - Welcome Apa khabar? - How’re you?
    88. 88. Malaysian phrases Selamat datang - Welcome Apa khabar? - How’re you? Merdeka! - Freedom/Liberty
    89. 89. Malaysian phrases Selamat datang - Welcome Apa khabar? - How’re you? Merdeka! - Freedom/Liberty Terima kasih - Thank you
    90. 90. Malaysian phrases Selamat datang - Welcome Apa khabar? - How’re you? Merdeka! - Freedom/Liberty Terima kasih - Thank you

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