2007 in Malaysia
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2007 in Malaysia is the 50th anniversary of Malaysia's independence.
- Yang di-Pertuan Agong: Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu
- Raja Permaisuri Agong: Sultanah Nur Zahirah of Terengganu
- Prime Minister: Dato' Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
- Deputy Prime Minister: Dato' Seri Najib Tun Abdul Razak
- Sultan of Johor: Sultan Iskandar
- Menteri Besar of Johor: Datuk Seri Abdul Ghani Othman
- Sultan of Kedah: Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah (Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
- Menteri Besar of Kedah: Datuk Seri Madhzir Khalid
- Sultan of Kelantan: Sultan Ismail Petra
- Menteri Besar of Kelantan: Nik Aziz Nik Mat
- Raja of Perlis: Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin
- Menteri Besar of Perlis: Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim
- Sultan of Perak: Sultan Azlan Shah
- Menteri Besar of Perak: Datuk Seri Tajol Rosli Ghazali
- Sultan of Pahang: Sultan Ahmad Shah
- Menteri Besar of Pahang: Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob
- Sultan of Selangor: Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah
- Menteri Besar of Selangor: Datuk Seri Khir Toyo
- Sultan of Terengganu: Tengku Muhammad Ismail (Regent)
- Menteri Besar of Terengganu: Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh
- Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan: Tuanku Jaafar
- Menteri Besar of Negeri Sembilan: Datuk Seri Mohammad Hasan
- Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Penang: Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas
- Chief Minister of Penang: Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon
- Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Malacca: Tun Mohd Khalil Yaakob
- Chief Minister of Malacca: Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam
- Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak: Tun Abang Muhammad Salahuddin
- Chief Minister of Sarawak: Pehin Seri Haji Abdul Taib bin Mahmud
- Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sabah: Tun Ahmad Shah Abdullah
- Chief Minister of Sabah: Datuk Seri Musa Aman
- 1 January – Visit Malaysia Year 2007 officially begins.
- 6 January – The opening ceremony for the Visit Malaysia Year 2007 and the Eye on Malaysia ferris wheel was held at the Titiwangsa Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur.
- 9 January – A landslide in Sandakan, Sabah.
- 10 January – Several parts of Johor were hit by flash floods again.
- 11 January – Bloggers Jeff Ooi and Ahirudin Attan were sued by the New Straits Times Press (NSTP) for libel.
- 28 January – Barisan Nasional wins a by-election in Batu Talam, Raub, Pahang.
- 2 February – The KLCI passes the 1,200 mark hurdle.
- February – The El Nino phenomenon begins.
- 23 February – Nusajaya, a planned city in the western part of SJER is launched.
- 24 February – Malaysia's world smallest microchip with radio technology is launched.
- 27 February – The KLCI fell 35.79 points from a high of 1272.87 after global market suffered losses amid fears of capital control. The index continued to plunge 72.40 points for the next three days, to 1,164.68 points, as of 2 March. The index regained its lost points in April 2007.
- 9 March – 6 passengers were killed in a bus crash near the Menora Tunnel of the PLUS Expressway around Kuala Kangsar, Perak.
- 25 March – The Royal Malaysian Police celebrates its 200th anniversary.
- 2 April – Firefly, Malaysia's second low-cost airline and a subsidiary of flag carrier Malaysia Airlines, commences operations.
- 4 April - A bomb hoax at the Penang Bridge led to its closure for more than two hours.
- 8 April – Gerakan's party president Dato' Seri Dr. Lim Keng Yaik retires.
- 12 April – Barisan Nasional's (BN) candidate Lai Meng Chong wins the by-election in Machap, Alor Gajah, Malacca, albeit with a reduced majority of 4,065 votes.
- 15 April – An UMNO Youth (Pemuda UMNO) parachute team lands at the North Pole.
- 18 April – Opening of the Kuala Lumpur Courts Complex at Jalan Duta.
- 26 April – Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu is installed as the 13th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
- 28 April – K. Parthiban of Barisan Nasional wins the by-election in Ijok, Kuala Selangor, Selangor with a majority of 1,850 votes.
- 14 May – The motorway tunnel of the SMART Tunnel opens.
- 17 May – Raja Muda Nazrin Shah of Perak marries Zara Salim Davidson.
- 24 May – 18 Sukhoi Su-30MKM Flanker strike fighter jets were delivered to Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF).
- 28 May – Malaysia's first foreign immigration multipurpose card I-Kad is launched.
- 30 May – Eight family members were killed in a highway crash in North-South Expressway near Hutan Kampung toll plaza, Alor Setar, Kedah.
- 30 May – The Federal Court rejected Lina Joy's appeal to get the National Registration Department to remove the word 'Islam' from her identity card.
- 9 June – Malaysian Prime Minister, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi marries Jeanne Abdullah.
- 9 June – An instance of bird flu was detected in Paya Jaras, Sungai Buloh, Selangor.
- 10 June – Several areas in Kuala Lumpur were hit by flash floods.
- 18 June – The Altantuya murder trial begins.
- 23 June – The stormwater tunnel of the SMART Tunnel opens.
- 26 June – Tycoon Tan Sri Eric Chia is acquitted of committing CBT involving RM 76.4 million - after 13 years.
- 6 July – The Companies Commission of Malaysia took four CTOS company officials to court for contravening the Companies Act 1965.
- 7 July – The construction of the Bukit Tagar Incinerator was cancelled.
- 10 July – Malaysia, one of the hosts of the 2007 Asian Cup, crashed in a 1-5 defeat to China during the first matches.
- 13 July – Six crew were killed when a RMAF S-61 Nuri helicopter crashed at Genting Sempah, Pahang.
- 15 July – Tengku Mahkota of Pahang, Tengku Abdullah ibni Sultan Ahmad Shah resigned as the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) Deputy President.
- 30–31 July – Official launching of the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER)
- 31 July - The Rapid Penang bus service was launched.
- 1 August - The Malaysiaku Gemilang theme song was launched.
- August – The Merdeka Stadium was officially gazetted by the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage (KeKKWa) as a national heritage and historical building.
- 11 August – The completion of upgrading works on the North-South Expressway, including:-
- 13 August - 20 passengers were killed in a bus crash in the North-South Expressway near Bukit Gantang, Changkat Jering, Perak. It is one of the worst road accidents that has ever occurred in Malaysian history.
- 15 August - Proton Persona sedan car is launched.
- 18-30 August - The first Malaysian International Fireworks Competition (MIFC 2007) is held in Putrajaya.
- 29 August - Malaysia wins the 2007 Merdeka Cup after beating Myanmar 3-1.
- 31 August – Malaysia celebrates 50 years of independence.
- 3 September - Radio24, the only 24-hour news and talk radio station in Malaysia is launched.
- 7 September - Tabling of Budget 2008 in Parliament.
- 7–9 September - The Kuala Lumpur International Tattoo 2007 is held in Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur.
- 9 September - Riots in Kuala Terengganu, after a police crackdown on an opposition political rally.
- 12 September - The Penang Global City Centre project is officially launched.
- 21 September - Eight-year old Nurin Jazlin Jazimin, who was abducted on 20 August, is confirmed dead.
- 24 September - Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor and Faiz Khaleed are announced as the first Malaysian angkasawan (cosmonaut).
- 27 September - The Kajang-Seremban Highway bridge at Semenyih interchange collapsed onto the Kajang-Semenyih road.
- 28 September - State and federal officers raided a shop in Section 7, Shah Alam, where they arrested four men and one woman between the ages of 27 and 35 in connection with the murder of Nurin Jazlin Jazimin. The woman was released after questioning, while the men were remanded to police custody for seven days.
- 1 October – 999 becomes the sole emergency phone number, replacing 991 and 994.
- 4 October – "Mechanical heart girl" Tee Hui Yee successfully underwent a heart transplant at National Heart Institute (IJN), Kuala Lumpur.
- 10 October – The first Malaysian angkasawan (cosmonaut), Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor was launched towards the International Space Station (ISS) on board Soyuz TMA-11. He is the first Malaysian to go to space. He was launched at Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
- 13 October – 4 passengers were killed in a ferry tragedy near Tioman Island, Pahang.
- 21 October – Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor returns to Earth using a Soyuz TMA-10 capsule.
- 22 October – The second Malaysian angkasawan (cosmonaut), Dr Faiz Khaleed is promoted Major by the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
- 23 October – Official launching of the first Malaysian Scorpène class submarine, KD Tunku Abdul Rahman.
- 30 October – Official launching of the East Coast Economic Region (ECER)
- 31 October - Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Lingam Video Clip is formed to investigate into an allegation of illegal intervention into the judicial appointment process of Malaysian judges, purportedly occurred in 2002.
- 2 November – AirAsia X launched its maiden flight from its base in Kuala Lumpur to Gold Coast, Australia.
- 10 November – More than 40,000 people in Kuala Lumpur participate in a peaceful rally against corruption in the electoral process in Malaysia.
- 14 November – The RM4.5 million Perak State Park Corporation's administrative building near Temenggor Lake collapses.
- 25 November – More than 30,000 of the Hindu Rights Action Force supporters in Kuala Lumpur participate in an illegal gathering outside the British High Commission building.
- 27 November – The first Made in Malaysia's monorail, "Sutra" is launched.
- 28 November – Guthrie Berhad and Golden Hope merges into one giant plantations company, Sime Darby.
- 30 November – Malaysia's first portable computer, Makcik PC was introduced by MIMOS.
- 2 December – Three paratroopers were killed in an incident during a mock exercise of LIMA in Langkawi, Kedah.
- December – Several parts of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia, including Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang and Johor were hit by flash floods.
- 8 December – Eight family members were killed in an accident at Gua Musang Highway near Gua Musang, Kelantan.
- 10 December – PAS vice-president Mohamad Sabu and PKR information chief Tian Chua were among eight people arrested for alleged involvement in the BERSIH rally last month.
- 11 December – Seven people were killed and 28 were injured in a collision between an express bus and a latex tanker at the Jelapang toll plaza near Ipoh, Perak.
- 13 December – Five HINDRAF leaders including V. Ganabathirau (chief leader) were arrested under the Internal Security Act (ISA).
- 7–15 December – The Malaysian contingent earns 68 medals in the 2007 SEA Games at Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
- 21 December – Opening of the Bukit Bunga-Ban Buketa Bridge of Malaysia-Thailand border in Kelantan.
- 26 December – Two villagers were buried alive in a major landslide, which destroyed nine wooden houses in Lorong 1, Kampung Baru Cina, Kapit, Sarawak.
Malaysiaku Gemilang (My Glorious Malaysia)
National Day Parade
- 6–8 April – Petronas Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix 2007
- 7 – 29 July – Asian Cup 2007
- 13 – 19 August – 2007 BWF World Championships
- 5 – 19 August – Champion Youth Cup Malaysia 2007
- 20 and 22 November – Malaysian Independence Tennis Festival 2007
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- Datuk Nik Hassan Abdul Rahman – former Terengganu Menteri Besar (1941–1974)
- Nazari Abu Bakar – Stuntman of the film Jangan Pandang Belakang
- Tan Sri Abdul Malik Ahmad – Lord President of the Malayan High Court
- Datuk Wira Poh Ah Tiam – Malaysian politician, senior Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) official and state assemblyman for Machap, Malacca
- Syed Hussein Alatas – Former politician, academic and founder of the Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia (PGRM).
- Loganathan Arumugam (Loga) – Member of the Alleycats band group
- Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong – Genting Group founder and chairman.
- Kasma Booty – Malay actress
- Tan Sri Michael Chang Min Tat – Federal Court judge
- Tan Sri Basir Ismail – Former chairman of the Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad and Sepang International Circuit (SIC)
- Tony Kassim – Malay actors
- Datuk Lim Kean Siew – Prominent lawyer
- Dato' Albert Mah – Former Bukit Bendera Member of Parliament and Penang state police chief.
- Tan Sri Othman Saat – former Johor Menteri Besar (1967–1982)
- Datuk K. Sivalingam – Malaysian politician, Selangor State Executive Councillor and state assemblyman for Ijok, Selangor
- Chong Ted Tsiung – Kuching South city mayor
- Izi Yahya – Malay actors
- Hussein Abu Hassan – Malay actors and directors
- Robert Kong – Malaysian Chinese actors and comedians
- 16 September - Nurin Jazlin — Murder victim (born 1999)