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Malayan

pertaining to the biogeographical subregion formed by Malaysia and Indonesia, west of WALLACE'S LINE.
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And on February 7, 1956, it was at the college in Kirkby the Malayan Government first announced to the world the country was to become an independent nation the following year.
His birth has been hailed by conservationists because Malayan tapirs are on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's (IUCN's) Red List of Threatened Species.
Dr Siti Hasmah said she saw the necessity to make this call upon her discovery of the Malayan tigers' dwindling number, which stands at less than 200.
In a statement, Joji Basa, Malayan Insurance Investment Management head said that infrastructure projects are becoming a "more viable" investment for their industry as they would improve business performance in terms of returns.
In the past 40 years, around half of the world's Malayan tapirs have been lost, with fewer than 2,500 estimated to remain across Malaysia, Sumatra, Thailand and Myanmar.
This means that insurance firms like Malayan Insurance, the country's leading non-life insurance company, are now granted a new privilege for long-term engagements, especially given how current infrastructure projects often lack sufficient funding.
Cao Wen-yi, a student at National Chengchi University, embarked on her trip to Cambodia to observe how the international organization Free the Bears promotes the conservation of Malayan sun bears.
Last March 02 at the Malayan Colleges Mindanao, a Tech Boot Camp was held where students experienced receiving a set of engaging and empowering instructions that enabled learners and school leaders to embrace the many possibilities of 21st century learning and technology.
The Malayan Emergency: Essays on a Small, Distant War.
In particular, they epitomised in racial thinking the classificatory tension between the then two main categories of 'Oceanic races' in competition, the 'Malay' or 'Malayan' and the 'Papuan'.
Known as Malaya and Borneo Veterans' Day, recognises Australian military personnel who served in two historical campaigns the Malayan Emergency (19481960), and the Indonesian Confrontation, or Konfrontasi, (19621966).
Malaysian-born anthropologist Souchou Yao debunks the popular myth of British generosity and competency in the way the post-war Empire handled Malaya's decolonization through the re-examination of the Malayan Emergency (1948-60) in his latest book here under review.