2006 in Malaysia

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2006 in Malaysia is the 49th anniversary of Malaysia's independence.

Standing at 42.7 meter (140.09 ft) high, the world's tallest statue of Murugan, a Hindu deity, is located outside Batu Caves, near the city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The congestion at Kepong Flyover slip roads when the flyover is closed to the traffic
KLIA's Low Cost Carrier Terminal
The business district of Kuala Lumpur in the evening of September 29, 2006 during 2006 Southeast Asian haze. Menara Kuala Lumpur was barely visible. The average API for that day was in between 70 and 80.
Image of MEASAT-3 orbiting over Malaysia

Incumbents[edit]

Federal level[edit]

State level[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • 4 February - The Kepong Flyover on the Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) is closed to traffic for repairing works and reopened to traffic on 8 December 2006.

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

  • 12 August - The official flag and anthem for Federal Territory was launched.
  • 21 August - Malaysian pop singer Siti Nurhaliza marries Datuk Khalid Mohd Jiwa (Datuk K).

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

  • November - Heavy showers hit Peninsular Malaysia continuously every day for several weeks. This was unusually heavy even for the Malaysian rainy season.
  • 4 November - The South Johor Economic Region (SJER) was officially named as Iskandar Development Region
  • 7 November - The KLCI passes the 1,000 mark hurdle. It was the first time since 2000 that the KLCI has ever done so.
  • 12 November - The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Penang Second Bridge in Penang.
  • 20 November - A microchips worth millions of ringgit were stolen from the Air Cargo Complex in Batu Maung, Penang.

December[edit]

National Day[edit]

Main theme[edit]

Keranamu Malaysia (Misi Nasional Penjana Wawasan)

National Day Parade[edit]

Sports[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]