Ahmad Mustakim Zulkifli

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Who arrived first on the Malay Peninsula? That depends on whether you’re Indian or Malay

There is much debate about the original inhabitants of the Malay Peninsula, made more heated by the ‘sons of the soil’ status Malaysia gave Malays but not Indians. Some Indians claim a history going back 2,500 years.

19 Feb 2019 - 8:48AM

There is much debate about the original inhabitants of the Malay Peninsula, made more heated by the ‘sons of the soil’ status Malaysia gave Malays but not Indians. Some Indians claim a history going back 2,500 years.

Who arrived first on the Malay Peninsula? That depends on whether you’re Indian or Malay