It's Bahasa Malaysia (again). The operative word is "again". How many times, from Tun Razak's days, have we changed our reference to the national language from Bahasa Melayu to Bahasa Malaysia and back to Bahasa Melayu? I think we even settled for neither and briefly called it "Bahasa Kebangsaan" during the 70s.
What's our problem, really? And Screenshots has a point, why are we doing it so quietly that only The Star and Sin Chew Daily had the story today? [click here]
Zam said the Cabinet had decided on this switch to Bahasa Malaysia in April and has just been quoted by Bernama here as saying that he was disappointed that the media are still referring the to Bahasa Melayu. Read also the Star's front page here.
Monday, June 04, 2007
The Bahasa Melayu is dead! Long Live Bahasa Melayu!
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