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Malaysia History

The Malay Peninsula has been populated since about 4000 BCE, possibly earlier. From the 16th century, the peninsula was conquered by Europeans, first Portuguese, then Dutch and British. Malaya declared independence in 1957. In 1963 the territories of Singapore, Sabah and Sarawak were included, and the country changed its name to Malaysia. In 1965, Singapore‚Ķ Read More »