08-02-1969 – Solidarity Week / Minggu Perpaduan

15c, 20c, 50c National solidarity weeks, rallies, exhibitions, speeches, etc. are useful only if there exists a basis for national solidarity. If such a basis does not exist, all the rallies and fanfare will be no more than a grand self-delusion and self-deception. National Solidarity Week, Stadium Negara on February 14  

08-12-1969 – National Rice Year / Tahun Beras Nasional

Deputy Prime Minister Tun Abdul Razak´s launching of the National Rice Campaign marked the first time the Government had singled out a particular commodity for special treatment. This was because rice is the population´s staple and there was a great need to aim for self-sufficiency in view of servere shortages in world markets the previous…

09-09-1965 – National Birds Series / Siri Burung Nasional

One of the Malaysian bird sets that I enjoy most is the one issued on September 9, 1965. These bird stamps are definitives with denominations ranging from 25c to $10.   25c – Crested Partridge (Rollulus rouloul) 30c – Asian Fairy-bluebird (Irena puella) 50c – Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis) 75c – Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros)…

17-05-1965 – 100 Years ITU / Ulangtahun KE-100 ITU

On 15th November, 1947, the General Assembly of the United Nations acknowledged the I.T.U. as the specialized agency in the field of telecommunications, under an agreement defining the means whereby the two international organizations cooperate. With the spirit of cooperation, the Union, since 1952, has participated in the “Expanded Program of Technical Assistance” carried out…