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Promoting The Use Of Bahasa Malaysia

Professor Datuk Dr. Shamsul Amri Baharuddin, Director, Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA) at UKM | Dr Chau Meng Huat, Senior Lecturer, Universiti Malaya and Visiting Professor at De La Salle University-Dasmariñas | Dr S. Nathesan, Linguist, Writer & Academic at Open University Malaysia

24-Jun-21 18:00

Promoting The Use Of Bahasa Malaysia

The Dewan Bahasa and Pustaka plans to make Bahasa Malaysia our official language for business and economy, ultimately to preserve and promote its usage. First, we look at how language intersects with business. Then, we discuss the idea of being a more multilingual Malaysia. Finally, we talk about how to empower and normalise the usage of Bahasa Malaysia.

Image Source: abamjiwa al-hadi, Shutterstock

05:52 - What place does Bahasa Malaysia hold within business and economy

26:40 - Empowering all languages in a multilingual society

34:52 - Normalising the use of Bahasa Malaysia

Produced by: Kelvin Yee, Loo Juosie, Azlyna Mohd Noor

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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Tags:  Evening EditionInside StoryBusiness and EconomySocial IssuesDewan Bahasa and PustakaBahasa MalaysiaLinguisticsLanguageGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingPersonal DevelopmentPolitics, News, Current AffairsCulture, History, Heritage


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