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Malayan

pertaining to the biogeographical subregion formed by Malaysia and Indonesia, west of WALLACE'S LINE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Noncommunist Malayan and Singaporean politicians also employed the repressive political and security instruments they inherited from the British against their local adversaries.
Britain's preference was for friendly, if not non-adversarial, Malayan leaders to eventually assume power and sustain the self-governing state's association with the British Commonwealth.
While Templer's anticommunist operations achieved limited success, his foray into other areas of Malayan society also tended to be unenlightened.
In Malaya the Chinese community constitutes almost half the population; and they were the main drivers of the anti-colonial struggle: the Malayan communist party (CPM) was formed in 1930, supported by members of all communities, and formed its first guerrilla army in 1942 to resist the Japanese occupation.
In 1952 the British Second World War veteran Gerald Templer, Field Marshal and Chief of the Imperial General Staff (1955-58), was appointed as British High Commissioner to deal with the 'Malayan Emergency': he was assigned the task of destroying the communist movement in Malaya, which he attempted to do through the 'White Terror Campaign'.
The guerrilla, women and men, Malayan (including Singaporean) and Thai, endured extreme deprivation, hunger, death and maiming by gunshot and landmines, as well as encounters with elephants, tigers, bears and snakes.
According to Lieutenant General John Coates of the Australian Army, the Malayan insurgency benefited almost as much from British inattention and ineptitude as its own inherent strength.
General John Coates regrets the fate of Malayan aborigines, resettled to protect them from insurgent intimidation, noting in passing that "thousands died." (14)
The active assistance by some Malayans was made known to the author during an interview with Ghazali Shafie, Kuala Lumpur, 7 Nov.
(2) From a Malayan perspective, implicit in such assertions is the connection between the Tunku's personal proclivities and the Malayan government's attitudes and policies towards Indonesia.
Drawing primarily on anthropometric records from the enclave of Oecussi, he stood out for originally advocating the classification of the East Timorese of Portuguese Timor as distinctly Malayan, rejecting former views that associated Timor Island with a dominant Papuan racial type.
Building on data from the enclave of Oecussi and Ambeno, located on the Western (Dutch) side of the island, Correia laid the basis for the creation of a sort of Malayan racial type for 'Portuguese Timor' as a whole.