The feisty airline is the brainchild of entrepreneur Tony Fernandes, a Malaysian of Indian descent who also is a British citizen.
Malaysian Airlines itself is one of the largest and most experienced in the region, with a good safety record.
The main speaker was K.S. Bawani, a 28 year-old law student and the newest celebrity in Malaysian politics.
Malaysian authorities have arrested Hamza Kashgari, whose Tweets about the Prophet Muhammad inflamed Saudi Arabia.
The highest number of deaths came from Malaysian workers, of which 42,000 out of 75,000 died.
The Chinese traded with India and the Malaysian islands during the fifth and sixth centuries, and used decked boats for the trade.
Their trade and products are similar to the rest of the Malaysian possessions.
The Tziam or Chiam, on the other hand, are closely allied to the Malaysian linguistic family.
The beche-de-mere, or "sea cucumber," is a product of Australasian and Malaysian waters.
This tree is found on all the large islands of the Polynesian groups, and in the Malaysian Archipelago.