TODAY is our National Day, even for Sarawak although it actually gained independence from the British on July 22, 1963.

But somehow calling Aug 31 just our National Day belies the importance of that date since it is, for all intents and purposes, our Independence Day.

While the peninsula or Malaya obtained independence from the British on that day in 1957, Sabah also gained independence on the same date but six years later.

Anyhow, as an independent nation, we are celebrating our 55th anniversary today and on Sept 16 we will celebrate our 49th anniversary of the formation of Malaysia when Sabah and Sarawak joined the federation.

This means we have 15 days to celebrate the formation of Malaysia.

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