Farish A Noor advises the scholars who claimed that British Malaya was never truly a colonial construct to take a trip to the library.
(From left) Ishak Haji Mohammed, Dr Burhanuddin Al-Helmy and Ahmad Boestamam
The seeds of independence had been sowed long before the existence of Umno, notes Hishamuddin Yahaya. This is a tribute to the unsung heroes of the Merdeka struggle.
The 20-point agreement, or the 20-point memorandum, is an agreement made between the state of Sabah (then North Borneo) with what would be the federal government of Malaysia prior to the formation of Malaysia in 16 September 1963. A similar agreement was made between the state of Sarawak and the federal government but with certain differences in their 18-point agreement.
The late Dr Rajakumar believed that a society based on justice and solidarity is possible, says Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj in a tribute to the former Labour Party leader.