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 Malay College Kuala Kangsar
The Malay College Kuala Kangsar (fondly known as the Malay College, MCKK, MC or Koleq and sometimes Eton of the East) is the premier residential school in Malaysia.
The first headmaster of the Malay College was William Hargreaves, an Irishman and a graduate of Oxford University.
Amongst the more notable alumni of the Malay College are: Dato' Onn Jaafar, the father of Malay nationalism and former Prime Minister Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, the former Deputy Prime Minister Dato' Seri Anwar Ibrahim, the Sultans of Pahang and Perak, and the Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan.
www.askfactmaster.com /MCKK   (693 words)

 FAC News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
It was then called the Malay Residential School and was initiated with a vision and mission to produce a vigorous and intelligent race of young men who would be in touch with modern progress but not out of touch with old traditions.
Invariably, MCKK was the first residential school in Malaya, and its syllabus would contain the essence of modern education with knowledge of Islam and Malay culture.
In the beginning, MCKK was only open to the sons of royalty and of the elite; that is, sons of the Datuk Bergelar (titled Datuks) of the various Istana (palaces) all over the country.
www.freeanwar.net /July2003/MCKK.htm   (2179 words)

 The Malay College Connection
Being a school modelled after the traditional British public schools in the likes of Eton and Harrow, a tradition that remains close to the college is the spirit of camaraderie and brotherhood, bound by the common experience of playing in the green fields of the college and having grown up in the ancient dormitories.
Anwar Ibrahim, who left the Malay College in 1966, was walking out of the courtroom during one of his trials, when he saw a group of Malay College old boys donning their famous burgundy striped tie among the crowd.
As MCKK gathers the crème de la crème of the Malays, it is a symbol of Malay achievement and excellence.
www.freewebs.com /suaraanum/0502a02.htm   (1331 words)

 Malay College Kuala Kangsar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Educating The Malay Elite: The Malay College Kuala Kangsar, 1905-1941.
Malay College Old Boys Forum An online community of old boys and friends in lively discussions on every topic under the sun.
MCOBA Institute for Leadership Enhancement MCOBA Institute for Leadership Enhancement (MILES) is a brainchild and a vision of MCKK old boys to contribute to the development of current and future leaders.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Malay_College_Kuala_Kangsar   (1635 words)

 What they are thinking II - Malaysian Babes Forum
Nevertheless, though the intention may not have been to turn Malay kids into bigots, the fact that non-Malays, or their religions, are used as the object of fear, this would invariably inculcate anti-non-Malay and anti-non-Islam values.
Malays, then, were also very confused about what represented religion and what represented culture; and what were old wives' tales and what was fact.
Malays accused him of mocking the Prophet and said he should be put to death.
www.malaysianbabes.net /forum/index.php?showtopic=6879   (7370 words)

 | MCKK | Official Website
KUALA KANGSAR, July 29 (Bernama) -- The Raja Muda of Perak Dr Raja Nazrin Shah Saturday reiterated that the education programme at the Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) should be implemented using a new and more contemporary method and approach.
The MCKK should also be given an opportunity to become a mover in the shift and reform in the education system, in line with global developments so that the human resource was more prepared to face the challenges in the 21st Century.
The programme was patronized by the vice principal of MCKK, Mr Shamsudin bin Mustapha and the ceremony was mainly conducted by the Brigade Bestari of MCKK.
www.mckk.edu.my   (651 words)

 MCOBA - MCKK Nostalgic old boys dinner ...and Azahari
It also included a re-enactment of the ceremony where the Malay Rulers declared that the school was a national heritage and would be under the royal patronage of the Conference of Rulers "for as long as the sun, moon and stars move across the heavens".
Some MCKK old boys say they would not be surprised if the seeds of these skills were acquired on his own in chemistry and physics experiments in the school science labs.
But, whichever way you look at Azahari and his misadventures, it was all a big shock because MCKK students, especially in the old days, were never known to be racial or religious fanatics despite their being in an all-Malay all-Muslim environment.
www.mcoba.org /content/view/22/1   (1403 words)

 kiat.net: Malaysian History - Past Prime Ministers
A firsthand experience in racial discrimination with the college's administration was said to have intensified his conviction in fighting for equality and ignited his desire in making his homeland an independent state, free from British colonialism.
After joining the Malay Administrative Service in 1939, he was awarded a scholarship to study at Raffles College in Singapore in 1940.
The son of a schoolmaster, Mahathir was educated at Sultan Abdul Hamid College and the University of Malaya (King Edward VII College of Medicine) in Singapore, where he studied medicine.
www.kiat.net /malaysia/past-PM.html   (2401 words)

 Kuala Kangsar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
KUALA KANGSAR: The spicy and sweet pecal, a peanut paste delicacy made from dried chillies and pounded peanuts, is guaranteed to whet one's appetite during the fasting month.
KUALA KANGSAR: The Kuala Kangsar Risda smallholders co-operative building here was sealed yesterday after the co-operative failed to...
Syed Nadzri on Tuesday: MCKK can see reforms through THE Raja Muda of Perak, Dr Raja Nazrin Shah, couldn't have made it clearer enough - the Malay College Kuala Kangsar should be given the opportunity to be a...
www.topix.net /my/kuala-kangsar   (738 words)

 MCOBA Offside | Friends For Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
KUALA LUMPUR: Four of the country’s top schools — St John’s Institution, Victoria Institution, Malay College Kuala Kangsar and Tengku Kurshiah College — may have produced the nation’s ministers, corporate captains and scholars, but they have lost some of their lustre over the years.
For the second time in about a year, he said the education programme at the college, one of the oldest fully-residential schools in Malaysia, should be implemented using a new and more contemporary method and approach.
At the MCKK Speech Day two days ago, he said 21st century challenges demanded critical reforms in the education system, geared towards producing the right human capital.
offside.mcoba.org   (963 words)

 Leadership But What's Next? Malay College Kuala Kangsar 1905-2005 (Select Books)
The Malay College Kuala Kangsar, founded in 1905 fulfilled the intentions of its British founders in creating a notable meritocracy of Malay leaders and government servants.
This is the second volume on the history of the College and starts in 1947 when it reopened after World War 2.
Malayanisation of the staff and many of the British-based ideals which had hitherto underpinned the ethos of MCKK gradually took over from the 1950s.
www.selectbooks.com.sg /getTitle.cfm?SBNum=36781   (164 words)

 His Majesty and Her Majesty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Sultan Azlan Shah received his early education at the Government English School in Batu Gajah and the Malay College in Kuala Kangsar.
He later furthered his studies at Nottingham University in the field of law and was conferred the Bachelor of Law in 1953.
On 2 October 1991, he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
www.malaysianmonarchy.org.my /portal_bi/rk3/rk3a.php?id=rk3_9   (855 words)


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