31-05-2009 – 35th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Malaysia and the People´s Replublic of China

Ulang Tahun ke-35 Penubuhan Hubungan Diplomatik antara Malaysia dan Republik Rakyat China The year 2009 marks the 35th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Malaysia and China. The two governments formally established diplomatic relations between the two countries in Beijing on 31 May 1974. Bilateral relations have since developed and flourished over the…

09-04-2009 – World Heritage Sites / Tapak Warisan Dunia

Malaysian is proud of have four sites that have been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The world Heritage Inscription confirms the outstanding universal values of Malacca and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca as the cities with unique cultural assets as well as the exceptional universal conservation values of the natural…

23-07-2009 – Tuber Plants / Tumbuhan Berubi

The term “tuber plants” or “root crops” is applied to plants which produce subterranean structures that are used as human or animal foods. These perennial plants have organs which store plant nutrients. In many cases the storage organs may be a root or a modified stem, for example a swollen rhizome or corm, or a…

09-07-2009 – Traditional Houses / Rumah-Rumah Tradisional

Traditional houses are a part of the valuable architectural heritage in Malaysia. There are a variety of traditional houses that can be seen throughout the different states in Malaysia. Traditional houses in Malaysia are reflected by the architectural designs that focus mainly on the styles, culture, skill, creativity, purpose and craftsmanship in building a place…

19-05-2009 – Palm Trees / Pokok Palma

Sal Palm ( Johannesteijsmannia altifrons) This medium sized stemless palm is a hermaphrodite plant of up to 5 or 7 metres in height. The leaves are large, entire diamond shaped, 3 metre long and 1 metre wide. The petiole is almost the same length as the leaf and has sharp thorns. Its inflorescence is axillary,…

18-06-2009 – Conservation of Nature / Pemuliharaan Alam Semula Jadi

Clean Water – Conserving Marine Life Malaysia’s warm climate coupled with heavy rainfall makes our oceans an ideal home for a myriad of underwater marine life. However intense development has caused irreversible damages to our fragile water world. Conservation efforts are being initiated in order to protect and preserve our marine eco-system. Fresh Air –Conserving…