1.0 The Objective of this assignment 1
2.0 Introduction 1 - 2
3.0 What makes you a Malaysians? Give a reason 3
4.0 What a symbol to show Malaysia Indentity? 3 - 4
5.0 Why Malaysia is a unique country? Give a reason 4 5.1 Natural Asset 4 5.2 Food 4 - 5 5.3 Open House Concept 5
5.4 Art and handicraft 5
6.0 What is a Malaysians people etiquette? 6 - 7
7.0 What is a symbol social stratification in Malaysia? 7 - 8
8.0 What is a state of delevepment in Malaysia? 8 8.1 Medicine and health care 8 8.2 Physical and ...view middle of the document...
Its interesting cultural diversity can be largely attributed to the country's long and on-going interaction with the outside world and colonial rule by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British. Consequently, the evolution of the country into a cultural melting pot is evident in the unique blend of religions, socio-cultural activities and traditions, dressing, languages and food. The country achieved independence on August 31, 1957 as The Federation of Malaya and with the subsequent entry of Sabah and Sarawak in 1963, Malaysia was formed. Kuala Lumpur is the federal capital of Malaysia. Putrajaya is the seat of government. Malaysia is constitutional monarchy and follow the bicameral system legislative system, adopting democratic parlimentary. Malaysia Head of State is the Yang Dipertuan Agong and the head government is the Prime Minister. Malaysia is divided into two part, West Malaysia (11 in peninsular) and East Malaysia (Sabah and Sarawak), separated by South China Sea. Comprising two part, Malaysia possesses many beautiful beaches along peninsula coastline, over 200 island and coves and brilliant tropical sunshine. Malaysia is hot and humid all year round. With temperatures usually between 20-30°C and humidity level at 90%. Tempees range ange from 15story The wettest season on the West Coast of the peninsula is between September and December; on the East Coast and in Sabah and Sarawak, it's between October and February. Rain often comes in short, strong bursts and hides the sun but on temporarily. Higher elevations are much colder with temperatures 15 C to 25 C in the lowland cool hideaways are found in the Cameron highlands and Genting Highlands. Tempees range ange from 15story
The Malays are the largest ethnic group more than 50%, Chienese 25%, Indian 10% population and other ethnic such as orang Asli. ln Sabah and Sarawak there are myriad of indigenous ethnic such as Iban, Bidayuh, Orang Ulu, Kadazan ,Dusun, Bajau and Murut. All Malays are considered Muslim. They are muslims, speak Bahasa and are largely responsible for the political fortunes of the country. Bahasa Malaysia is National language but English also widely spoken especially by non Muslim. Muslim celebrate Muslim Holiday and most festival hari Raya Puasa, Hari Raya Haji, Awal Muharram and Maulidur Rasul. Chinese in Malaysia are Buddhist and Toist follower and speak Hokkein, Hakka and Cantonese. They are also dominant in the business community. Malaysian Chinese is celebrate Chinese New Year which this festival last for fifteen day and ends with Chap Goh Meh. Malaysian Indian are mainly Hindu Tamils from southern India, they speak Tamil, Malayalam and some Hindi, and live mainly in the larger towns on the west coast of the peninsula Malaysia. Buddhist celebrated Wesak, Hindus celebrate Deepavali while Thaipusam is a celebration in which pilgrims from all over the country flock to Batu Caves. Christianity is multi-ethnic, embracing segments of the Indian and Chinese...