TIL Malaysia's flag did not draw inspiration from the US flag; it was based on the flag of the East India Company which came first

TIL that the East India Trading Company once had a private army of Double that of the British Army. It also once accounted for half of the world's trade.

THREE MALAYSIA-SINGAPORE AIRLINES' (MSA) FLIGHT CAPTAINS WITH 71 YEARS OF FLYING EXPERIENCE AMONG THEM, BROUGHT MSA'S FIRST BOEING 707 INTO SINGAPORE FROM SEATTLE, UNITED STATES WITH A SPARE ENGINE Covering Date: 28/06/1968

THREE MALAYSIA-SINGAPORE AIRLINES' (MSA) FLIGHT CAPTAINS WITH 71 YEARS OF FLYING EXPERIENCE AMONG THEM, BROUGHT MSA'S FIRST BOEING 707 INTO SINGAPORE FROM SEATTLE, UNITED STATES WITH A SPARE ENGINE Covering Date: 28/06/1968

Good aerial view of Muzium Negara and the vast expanse if the Lake Gardens behind it.

Aerial view of Muzium Negara and the vast expanse of the Lake Gardens behind it -

I’m sure most of us have participated in a sack race during our primary school days! No matter how long ago, sack racing is a children’s activity unforgotten!  #sgmemory #archivingsg

I’m sure most of us have participated in a sack race during our primary school days! No matter how long ago, sack racing is a children’s activity unforgotten!

First Malaysia National Day, 1963, after Singapore merged with Malaysia

First Malaysia National Day, after Singapore merged with Malaysia

Boh Tea Newsprint Ad - The Straits Times 7 April 1936

Boh Tea Newsprint Ad - The Straits Times 7 April 1936

The Causeway Across the Straits of Johore, circa 1955-57.

The Causeway Across the Straits of Johore, circa

A soldier directs a bus, which has pulled up alongside a tank. The conflict was labelled as an 'emergency' because insurers would not have compensated plantation and mine owners, whose livelihoods were under attack from communist insurgents, had it been labelled a 'war'

Fascinating colourised photos from the 'Malayan Emergency'

Described as a guerilla war, the Malayan Emergency was a conflict fought between the UK, Commonwealth and other security forces against Communist insurgents in Malaysia.

Dayak Warrior rppc Kuching Sarawak stamps Malaysia 1927

Dayak Warrior rppc Kuching Sarawak stamps Malaysia 1927 mixed franking V.

Malaya 20 Cents 1941   Front: Portrait of King George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14th of December 1895 – 6th of February 1952). Back: Coats of arms of the old 11 states of Malaya: Brunei, Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Selangor, Straits Settlements, Trengganu. Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited, London.

Malaya 20 Cents 1941 Front: Portrait of King George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14th of December 1895 – 6th of February 1952). Back: Coats of arms of the old 11 states of Malaya: Brunei, Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Selangor, Straits Settlements, Trengganu. Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited, London.

A Formosa,Malacca.1900s.

A Formosa,Malacca.1900s.

1956 - A year before Merdeka, Tunku Abdul Rahman, as Federation Chief Minister, inspects the new Kuala Lumpur Municipal Airport at Sungei Besi, accompanied by Transport Minister Ong Yoke Lin (left), the Raja Muda of Selangor and DCA director Max Oxford (right).

1956 - A year before Merdeka, Tunku Abdul Rahman, as Federation Chief Minister, inspects the new Kuala Lumpur Municipal Airport at Sungei Besi, accompanied by Transport Minister Ong Yoke Lin (left), the Raja Muda of Selangor and DCA director Max Oxford (right).

Kuala Lumpur railway station 1955:

Kuala Lumpur railway station c.

Jan Tan Hiok Nee,Johor Bahru. Early 1900s

Jan Tan Hiok Nee,Johor Bahru. Early 1900s

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