Merdeka 53 Years Ago & Embrace Change

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A very iconic image of Merdeka which all Malaysians must know and must appreciate. The significant of his historical moment is fast loosing its perspective in a modern Malaysia. Image source: Wikipedia

My dad was in Stadium Merdeka when our first Prime Minister declared our independence.

My dad who was at that time aged 10 had followed a group of school friends to the stadium but being young did not really understand what Tunku was saying to the crowd in the Stadium.…

An obligatory 2009 Merdeka post

(The reality of the nation these days – Image source: http://blinkstar.wordpress.com)

Merdeka or Independence Day is just couple of days away and at some places, ‘celebrations’ has been scaled down due to the H1N1 pandemic. The way I see, there is a reason to celebrate Merdeka and there is a reason not to celebrate Merdeka

The reason to celebrate Merdeka

To remember the sacrifice that our nationalists, freedom fighters and security forces did in order for our nation to gain independence and ensure that independent preserved throughout the years

The reason NOT to celebrate Merdeka

After 52 years of independence, what we have achieved?

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