18-01-1995 – Fungi of Malaysia

20c – Bracket Fungi (Microporus xanthopus) A member of the “pored” fungi, this fungus possesses millions of tiny pores on the underside of the cap instead of gills. The fungus grows on trees and fallen timber. Its fruiting bodies are leathery, hard and woody instead of fleshy, and are long-lasting. 30c – Cup Fungus (Cookeina…

08-02-1966 – The National Monument / Keamanan Kemerdekaan

The National Monument (Tugu Negara) is made in remembrance of the fallen ‘soldiers’ during the fight for freedom to independence in Malaysia. It represents the fallen soldiers during the 2nd World War, when Japan occupied this part of Southeastern Asia (next to that also the repelling of communism is often mentioned). National Monument Kuala Lumpur…

21-10-1966 Penang Free School, 150th Anniversary

Penang Free School is the oldest English School in Malaysia and the South East Asia region. Its first headmaster was Mr. James Cox 1816-1821. In 1928, the school moved to its current location on Jalan Masjid Negeri (better known as (Green Lane). The School had received the cluster school status by the Education Ministry of…

17-07-2014 – Malaysia Fruits / Buah-Buahan Tempatan

Poster + Info60sen + Sheet80sen + SheetRM1.20 + SheetRM1.40 + SheetPoster + Info POS Malaysia in collaboration with the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry, is to issue on Thursday special stamps depicting local fruits. 60sen – Nangka (Jackfruit) 80sen – Durian RM1.20 – Tembikai wangi (rock melon) RM1.40 – Belimbing (Star fruit) Sheets: 60sen…

11-04-1998 – Currency Heritage / Warison Mata Wang

Gold Coins of the Malay States The development of currency in the many island states of the Malay Archipelago was very much related to their trade activities. The intoduction of a standard currency evolved from the need to solve problems often encountered in barter trading. The number of gold coins issued then reflected trading requirement,…

16-06-1997 – IXth World Youth Football Championship

Kejohanan Bola Sepak Remaja Dunia ke IX In 1993, Malaysia had the honor of organizing the World Youth Championship IX – Cup FIFA / Coca-Cola in 1997 (under 20 years) by world soccer’s governing body, Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) . Based out of ideas and initiatives Dr. Joao Havelange, the FIFA President and…