Chronicle of Malaysia

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Chronicle of Malaysia

Cover for Chronicle of Malaysia
Country Malaysia
Publisher Editions Didier Millet
Publication date
2007
Media type Hardback
Pages 384

The Chronicle of Malaysia gives an account of Malaysia from January 1957 to 31 August 2007. Published in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Malaysian Independence, this book provides an account of major news events over the last 50 years, it covers the events as they unfolded in a newspaper–like format written in an eye-witness manner as if they were newspaper stories written at that time - the raising of the Malayan flag, the Emergency, the formation of Malaysia, the 1969 riots, political upheavals, the financial crisis, judicial cases of note, sport events, cultural developments, and miscellaneous aspects of daily life.

The Chronicle was launched on November 5, 2007 by Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.