Raising Malayan Flag
Muzium Negara Gallery D
The momentous date had finally arrived. The Union Jack of Britain was lowered exactly at the stroke of midnight on 30th August 1957 on the field of the Selangor Club. The flag of the Federation of Malaya was raised with full glory signifying the independence of a beloved nation.
The Raising of the Flag of the Federation of Malaya
The honor of raising the flag was done by Tuan Haji Hamzah Alang, witnessed by Tunku Abdul Rahman, Datuk Tan Cheng Lock, Datuk VT Sambanthan and Dato Sardon Jubir.
Thousands of people from all walks of life and races, together with the fighters of independence witness the event with great pride and emotion.
Business, Government, and the End of Empire: Malaya, 1942-1957 (South-East Asian Historical Monographs) (Hardcover)
by Nicholas J White
This study examines the relations between British business and government during the decolonization period in Malaya.
The author examines business-government interactions concerning reconstruction, the Emergency, the transfer of political power, and the development of the rubber industry.
"...a thoroughly compelling fabric of explanation and interpretation."--Choice
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