Multinational Support for Saving Malay

August 2006
Language Magazine;Aug2006, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p18
The article reports on the planned law to implement a regional agreement to revitalize Malay as the national language in Indonesia, Brunei, and Malaysia. The planned law would also require that Bahasa Indonesia be used for public speeches and commercial advertisements as the globalization process had reduced the usage of Malay among native speakers. The commitment with the three countries would refresh their determination to fight for their united national language.


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