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Oh Malaya

February 22, 2010



A big 1949 American movie romancing the World War II


Hati Malaya

A Shuhaimi Baba film depicting the strong will of pre-independent souls


The Malaya

A contemporary restaurant offering the best laksa to Sydnesiders


British Malaya

A precious entity producing a world-class tin and rubber


Malayan Union

A controversial colony beheading the Heads of 11 states


Federation of Malaya

A crucial symbol restoring the proud and prejudicial Rulers


States of Malaya

A breathing Singaporean law giving a credit to its neigbours


HMS Malaya

A Queen Elizabeth class battleship fighting for heroic titles


Oxana Malaya

A feral child dancing and singing happily in a dog’s world


Malaya in the Philippines

A significant Tagalog word meaning “free” and “freedom”


Malaya in Tibetan Buddhist

A secret garden bridging eternally to the Garden of Eden



A great word calling for a greater thought


My Old Beautiful Malaya

4 Comments leave one →
  1. February 22, 2010 12:12 pm

    Aiyo…you forgot some more:
    Universiti Malaya – a very old “ivory tower”
    Malayan Railway – now called Keretapi Tanah Melayu
    Malayan Tigers – almost extinct
    Hotel Malaya – right smack in Chinatown KL, one of the first to have Japanese type carousel parking lot


    • February 23, 2010 1:35 pm

      Thanks for more Malaya tales :-)


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    May 4, 2011 4:10 pm

    Where exactly this picture was taken bro?


    • May 4, 2011 10:24 pm

      This was taken at the Shrine of Remembrance, a great war memorial in Melbourne.


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