History of Malaysia
In 1511, Portugese seized Melaka, an international spice trade center, taking it from the Malaysians.
Malaysia was under British rule for 186 years!
The uprising lasted for 12 years!
Singapore, Sabah, Sarawak, and Malaya joined to form the Federation of Malaysia, but Singapore withdrew in 1965.
When Mahathir bin Mohamad became Prime Minister of Malaysia, the economy thrived 19 the 1980s and 90s.
The Petronas towers are among the tallest in the world.