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News
February 26th, 2013 08:46
Putrajaya, Malaysia - The government will continue to empower the Malay Language in tandem with its position as a national language and an important tool for national unity, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said. At the same time, he advised Malaysians to master various ...
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PABM a Platform to Internationalise The Malay Language
February 19th, 2013 06:51
Putrajaya, Malaysia - The International Malay Elocution Contest (PABM) can be a form of internationalising the Malay language, apart from elevating it on the world stage, the Prime Ministerís wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor said today. She said the contest would also enable the language ...
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Opinion
Inspirational Life of Amir Hamzah
March 19th, 2011 06:48
By Sylviana Hamdani While young people can sing the praises of contemporary Indonesian authors such as Dewi Lestari and Djenar Maesa Ayu, it is unfortunate that many of them have never heard of Amir Hamzah, one of the most influential figures in the countryís literary history. ...
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’The Detective’ Of Malay Manuscripts
December 28th, 2010 07:56
By Darul Aqsha The Malay literary world has lost one of its reputable figures. Prof Dr Mohammed Amin Sweeney, an expert in Malay literature, passed away on November 13 at his home in Cibeureum, near Cipayung, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, at 72. He is survived by a wife, a son, two ...
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Article
On Sex, Drugs and Good Manners: Raja Ali Haji as Lexicographer
September 26th, 2008 04:01
By: Jan van der Putten[1] The first monolingual Malay dictionary was compiled by Raja Ali Haji out of concern that the Malay language and culture were in a process of ongoing degeneration. He also included words referring to sex and bodily functions so that Malays would know when and where ...
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A Malay of Bugis Ancestry: Haji Ibrahim’s Strategies of Survival
September 17th, 2008 07:23
By: Jan van der Putten[1]  The descendants of Bugis mercenary forces that liberated Riau from east Sumatran invaders became an integral part of the local Malay community by the mid-nineteenth century. At that time Raja Ali Haji and Haji Ibrahim, two Malay authors of Bugis descent, wrote ...
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Works of Raja Ali Haji
Poem is not solely the rhythmic form of words coming out of humanís creativity in arranging words and their imagination, but it is a way to express their impression and expression about society. On the other words, poem is not only for entertainment interest, but also a medium to deliver ...
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Study
Title of Thesis : Malay Islamic Politic (Study of Raja Ali Haji 1808 - 1873)Writer : Faishal ShadikStudy Program : Islamic LawField of Study : Study of Politic and Government in IslamUniversity ...
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Gallery
Penyengat Island
Riau Sultan Mosque in Penyengat Island
Grave of Raja Ali Haji in Penyengat Island
Grave of Raja Ali Haji in Penyengat Island
Riouw : Misigit Penjingat
Riau Sultan Mosque in Penyengat Island