2019 in Malaysia

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2019
in
Malaysia

Decades:
See also:Other events of 2019
History of Malaysia  • Timeline  • Years

This is a list of events in the year 2019 in Malaysia.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal level[edit]

State level[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

  • 2 March - 2019 Semenyih by-election. It was won by Zakaria Hanafi, Barisan Nasional's candidate from component party United Malays National Organisation (UMNO). The result meant that the political coalition got its seat back from the Pakatan Harapan coalition whose original member of parliament, Bakhtiar Mohd Nor died on 11 January 2019 at the age of 57 due to heart attack.
  • 14 March - Opening of the IKEA Malaysia's fourth store in Batu Kawan, Penang.

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

  • 5 October - Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 which aimed at increase the incomes of all ethnic groups, particularly the Bumiputera comprising the B40 (lower income group), the hardcore poor, the economically poor, those in economic transition, Orang Asli, Sabah and Sarawak bumiputeras, the disabled, youths, women, children and senior citizens was launched by Mahathir Mohamad.
  • 6 October - Mugen Rao wins the Bigg Boss Tamil 3 reality TV show.[9]
  • 27 October - Diwali/Deepavali
  • 31 October - Malaysia completely switched its television broadcast format from analogue to digital with the last of the analogue switch over (ASO) took place in East Malaysia after 3 phases on 21 July in Langkawi, 19 August in Central and South Peninsular and 14 October in North and East Peninsular.

November[edit]

December[edit]

  • 30 November – 11 December - Malaysia participated at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games with 773 athletes in 52 sports. It ranked 5th among the participating nations with 55 gold medals, 58 silver medals and 71 bronze medals. Its achievement was 15 golds short of its intended 70-gold target. The contingent was affected by the Rhythmic Gymnastics gold-medal issue during the event.
  • 18 – 21 December - 2019 Kuala Lumpur Summit was held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. It was attended mainly by the world's Muslim countries leaders and delegates.[10]

National Day and Malaysia Day[edit]

National Day theme[edit]

Sayangi Malaysiaku, Malaysia Bersih (Love My Malaysia, A Clean Malaysia)

National Day parade[edit]

Putrajaya

Malaysia Day celebration[edit]

Kuching, Sarawak

Sports[edit]

Births[edit]

  • 17 July - Tunku Abu Bakar Ibrahim

Deaths[edit]

  • 26 January – Ismail Jusoh - entrepreneur, founder of Budu Cap Ketereh
  • 8 February – Abdul Bari Asyraf Mohd - Hero of Terengganu for saving family nearly drown
  • 11 February – Ustaz Yo Kemaman - Religious Lecturer
  • 12 March – Ustaz Azli Taliban - Ketua Penerangan Dewan Ulama PAS Perak, activist of Muslim Care Malaysia
  • 17 March – Tunku Puan Zanariah - Eighth Raja Permaisuri Agong of Malaysia
  • 19 March – Mohd Haziq Mohd Tarmizi - Victims of Christchurch mosque shootings
  • 1 May – Ustaz Abu Hassan Din Al-Hafiz - Prominent Muslim preacher, Famous Islamic religious scholar, former Grand Imam of the National Mosque, former Religious Adviser to several Yang di-Pertuan Agong , the younger brother of former PAS spiritual leader, Datuk Dr Haron Din & Ustaz Ishak Din
  • 17 May – S.M. Mohamed Idris - President of Consumers Association of Penang (CAP)
  • 18 May – Faziani Rohban Ahmad - Founder of Dnars Cosmetics (died while on the way to send the donation for tahfiz center)
  • 19 May – Adamdidam - Celebrity chef
  • 22 May – Ustaz Arifin Ilham - Indonesian preacher
  • 22 May – Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah - the fifth and former modern Sultan of Pahang, the seventh Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia from 26 April 1979 to 25 April 1984 (born 1930)
  • 28 May – Khoo Kay Kim - Professor Emeritus and renowned historian.
  • 7 June – Ustaz Ku Yaacob Ku Hashim - a khatib, a former teacher of SMK Agama Kedah
  • 10 June – Fadzil Ahmad - sub inspector PDRM at IPD Sik
  • 8 July – Tengku Ismail Shah AlHaj ibni Almarhum Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah AlHaj - Tengku Besar Putra Selangor
  • 17 August – Suffian Rahman - Terengganu FC's goalkeeper
  • 11 September – Shafie Salleh - Chief Scout of Malaysia
  • 26 September – Yazit Ahmad - Search Drummer
  • 28 September – Sultan Ismail Petra - the 28th and former Sultan of Kelantan
  • 1 October – Nor Asyikin Mohd Razali - Religious talk and Former Host TV Semanis Kurma (2010–2014)
  • 12 October – Kamal Chilok - Comedian
  • 27 October – Pitt Hanif - Film director of Coast Guard
  • 5 December – Nassier Wahab - Singer
  • 8 December – Kamn Ismail - Animation director of 'Keluang Man' and 'Usop Sontorian'
  • 10 December – Dr Wan Ismail Wan Mahmud - Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail’s father
  • 24 December – Tengku Abdul Aziz ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar - Tengku Panglima Perang Pahang

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Smoking ban starts today". The Star Online. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  2. ^ "No more smoking at eateries at the stroke of midnight". New Straits Times. 31 December 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Grace period for smoking ban at eateries extended by 6 months". Free Malaysia Today. 25 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Cameron Highlands parliamentary by-election set for Jan 26". The Star Online. 19 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  5. ^ Hamdan, Nurbaiti (2018-11-30). "Court nullifies BN's GE14 victory for Cameron Highlands seat (Updated)". The Star Online. Retrieved 2018-12-14.
  6. ^ "Tunku Azizah Aminah proclaimed as new Tengku Ampuan Pahang". www.nst.com.my. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  7. ^ "Tengku Hassanal to be proclaimed as Tengku Mahkota Pahang - Nation | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  8. ^ "Football: Striker Luqman Hakim signs up with Belgium club K.V. Kortrijk - The Star Online". 2019-09-20.
  9. ^ "Bigg Boss Tamil 3, Day 100 Written Update: How Mugen Rao Made The 100th Day Extra Special - NDTV". 2019-10-02.
  10. ^ "Muslim leaders, delegates arrive for KL Summit opening ceremony". New Straits Times. 19 December 2019.