2003 in Malaysia

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2003
in
Malaysia
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2003 in Malaysia is the 46th anniversary of Malaysia's independence.

A KL Monorail in Kuala Lumpur

Incumbents[edit]

Federal level[edit]

State level[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • 1 January — Visit Johor Year 2003 officially began
  • 1 January — The indirect advertising of tobacco brands are banned by the Malaysian federal government
  • 4 January — The Mathematics and Science subject in English are introduced to all primary and secondary schools for the first time.

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • May — The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) signed a deal to purchase 18 of the Russian Sukhoi Su-30MKM jet fighters worth almost $1 billion. The Su-30MKMs will be delivered in batches starting in early 2007. As part of the deal, the Russians will send a Malaysian astronaut (angkasawan) to the International Space Station (ISS).
  • 25 May — A 19-year-old salesgirl died when a car driven by 21-year-old college student crashed into her and several friends seat at a table set up at a roadside in front of a 24-hour restaurant in Section 14, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • 24 July — Malaysia and Singapore jointly submitted to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) a dispute concerning sovereignty over Pulau Batu Puteh (Pedra Branca), Middle Rocks and South Ledge.
  • 24 July — The Federal Special Forces of Malaysia (FSFM) has been declared an illegal organisation by the federal government because its activities were deemed illegal and posed a threat to national security. Nor Azami Ahmad Ghazali the leader of the FSFM and 24 members were arrested

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

National Day[edit]

Main theme[edit]

Keranamu Malaysia

National Day Parade[edit]

Sports[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]