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…