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Communist Party of Malaya (CnoPM), also known as the Malayan Communist Party (MCP) until the 1960s was founded in Singapore in 1930 with a predominantly Chinese membership, carrying out armed resistance to the Japanese during World War II. From 1948 to 1960, its military arm, the Malayan Peoples' Liberation Army, practiced guerrilla warfare in the rural areas of peninsular Malaya with the support of underground organizations in the Malaya and Singapore. In the late 1980s, an estimated 500 guerrillas maintained themselves along with the party leadership led by Chin Peng and Fong Chong Pik in the jungles of the Malaysian-Thai frontier. The social contract in Malaysia refers to the agreement made by the countrys founding fathers in the Constitution. ... Flag of the Supreme Head of Malaysia Yang di-Pertuan Agong, a Malay title usually translated as Supreme Head, Supreme Ruler or Paramount Ruler, is the official title of the constitutional head of state of the federation of Malaysia. ... In full, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin ibni Almarhum Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail (born 1943) is the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (roughly equivalent to King) of Malaysia, and Raja of Perlis. ... The Cabinet of Malaysia is the executive branch of Malaysias government. ... The Prime Minister of Malaysia is the indirectly elected head of government of Malaysia. ... Dato Seri Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi (born November 26, 1939) is the current prime minister of Malaysia, succeeding Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad. ... Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia (Timbalan Perdana Menteri in Malay) is the second highest political post in Malaysia. ... The Houses of Parliament in Kuala Lumpur. ... The Dewan Negara is the Malaysian Senate. ... The Parliament of Malaysia consists of the lower house (Dewan Rakyat or literally Peoples Hall, in Malay) and upper house (Dewan Negara or Nations Hall in Malay). ... This article is about the Courts of Malaysia. ... The Opposition in Malaysia is a term used to describe political parties represented in the Parliament of Malaysia that is not in government either on its own or as part of a governing coalition. ... Elections in Malaysia gives information on election and election results in Malaysia. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Political parties in Malaysia lists political parties in Malaysia. ... Malaysia is a federation of 13 states. ... This article concerns the Foreign relations of Malaysia. ... The history of Malaysia is a relatively recent offshoot of the history of the wider Malay-Indonesian world. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total dead: 50 million Military dead: 8 million Civilian dead: 4 million Total dead: 12 million World War II... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Guerrilla War redirects here. ... The Federation of Malaya, or in Malay Persekutuan Tanah Melayu, was formed in 1948 from the British settlements of Penang and Malacca and the nine Malay states and replaced the Malayan Union. ... MacGyver - 1980s hero The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive. ... Chin Peng (Traditional Chinese: 陳平, Simplified Chinese: 陈平, Mandarin Chén Píng) (born 1924), was born Ong Boon Hua (Mandarin: Wang Yonghua or Wang Wenhua Chinese: 王文華) in Sitiawan, and was a long-time leader of the Malayan Communist Party (MCP). ... Fong Chong Pik was called The Plen, for Plenipotentiary, by Mr Lee Kuan Yew. ...


It was often heavily criticised for their attacks on the civilian population during the Malayan Emergency, and they were criticised by right-wing parties in Southeast Asia because they had sympathies to the communist ideology. This also brought displeasure from many of their leftist associates because such actions meant they were not following the ethics found in the Eight Points of Attention, a code of conduct of communist soldiers that was championed by Mao Zedong. The Malayan Emergency was an insurrection and guerrilla war of the Malay Races Liberation Army against the British and Malayan administration from 1948-1960 in what is now Malaysia. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... Communism - Wikipedia /**/ @import /w/skins-1. ... Ethics (from Greek ἦθος meaning custom) is the branch of axiology, one of the four major branches of philosophy, which attempts to understand the nature of morality; to distinguish that which is right from that which is wrong. ... The Three Rules of Discipline and Eight Points for Attention is a military doctrine that was issued in 1928 by Mao Zedong and his associates for the Chinese Red Army, who were then fighting against the Kuomintang. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


The party was officially disbanded and gave up arms following its peace treaty with the governments of Malaysia and Thailand, signed on December 2nd 1989 at the Thai town of Haadyai. December 2 is the 336th day (337th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hat Yai (also Haad Yai) (Thai หาดใหญ่) is a city in southern Thailand near the boundary to Malaysia. ...


Min Yuen

Min Yuen, which roughly means people's movement, was one of the party's arms, consisted of mainly Chinese Malayans. Its main objective was to provide the party with food and medical supplies, working silently in towns and villages located near the edge of the jungle. The Briggs' Plan introduced during the Malayan Emergency severely disrupted Min Yuen's ability to collect food and medical supplies for the party. A Chinese Malaysian (Mandarin: ma lai xi ya hua ren (馬來西亞華人), Hokkien: mah lai se ah hua kiao, Cantonese: mah lah zai wah kew (馬來西亞華僑), Bahasa Malaysia: fill-in) is an overseas Chinese who resides in Malaysia. ... Briggs Plan was a major resettlement plan tailored by the British during the Malayan Emergency to stiffle communist rebels food and medical supplies in Malaya during mid-1950s. ...


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Malayan Communist Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (334 words)
Communist Party of Malaya (CnoPM), also known as the Malayan Communist Party (MCP) until the 1960s was founded in Singapore in 1930 with a predominantly Chinese membership, carrying out armed resistance to the Japanese during World War II.
It was often heavily criticised for their attacks on the civilian population during the Malayan Emergency, and they were criticised by right-wing parties in Southeast Asia because they had sympathies to the communist ideology.
The party was officially disbanded and gave up arms following its peace treaty with the governments of Malaysia and Thailand, signed on December 2nd 1989 at the Thai town of Haadyai.
Briggs Plan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (302 words)
Briggs' Plan was a major resettlement plan tailored by the British during the Malayan Emergency to stifle food and medical supplies to communists in the Malaya during the mid-1950s.
Back then, Chinese immigrants in Malaya were the main sympatizers of the Malayan Communist Party.
Removing a population which might be sympathetic to guerrillas was a counter insurgency technique which the British had used before, notably against the Boer Commandos in the Second Boer War (1899-1902).
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