Causes Of Diversity In Malaysia

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Malaysia is commonly known as a country that has multiple races, cultures and ethnicities such as Indian, Chinese and Malay. This happens are because Malaysia were being colonized by the other countries in ancient times. Once upon a time, the original people of Malaysia are the Malays but when the days progressed and developed the occurrence of trading activities , shipping , transfer , marriage between traders and the conquest of the territory causing permanent citizenship. Therefore, Malaysia have racial diversity so this is causes a fight , a struggle for the throne between the region and plunder other races . For example , in Malacca and Betong on 13 Mei 1969, there was a race riots between Chinese and Malay. Malaysia has a population of 23.27 million consisting of 61 percent Malays, 30 percent Chinese, 8 percent Indians and 1 percent of other ethnic groups. Malaysia is unique because of its diversity of races, religions and cultures, the stability of the country and many places of interests. Besides, there are many international achievements which are the pride of our nation.…show more content…
Malaysia is a multiracial country with a rich cultural heritage. Unique to Malaysia is the 'Open House' concept where during the various cultural and religious festival like Hari Raya, Chinese New Year, Deepavali, Gawai Day and others, friends and families and even strangers would visit the homes of those who are celebrating the festival, to wish them well and enjoy the feast prepared by the hosts. Although the visitors may be from different races, they still can tolerate with each other and live under the same roof where they celebrate the festival together. This will help to strengthen the ties among

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