The Historical Development of Japanese Investment in Malaysia (1910-2003)

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Doctoral Thesis / Dissertation from the year 2015 in the subject History - Asia, grade: 2015, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, course: History, language: English, abstract: Malaysia's economic development nowadays inherited from the three previous stages, starting with the level of growth and the rapid development of industry, the natural resources of the mid-19th century until 1914, followed by periods of volatility or instability of industry natural resources between the First and the Second World War and finally, the level of industry consolidation and rationalization of natural resources together with the diversification of the economy after 1945. Although Malaysia is a former British colony, the importance of the Japanese economy have contributed to the change in the foreign policy of Pro-Western Policy during the colonial and post-colonial to the Look East Policy during the administration of Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. The objective of this book is collect the author publishing articles with supervisors about Japanese investment in Malaysia during the period of study to help readers scour the economic interests of Japan with more accurate and easier in one book. This book also aims to add a collection of readings on Malaysia-Japan relations. This book is suitable to be read by those interested in understanding the relationship between Malaysia and Japan, East Asia lecturers, East Asian thinkers, those involved economic relations with Japan, the university students of various schools and to the general reader in society. For articles published in Malay, the author change it became English in accordance with the publication of this book in English. For articles which use footnotes reference system, the author change it becomes a text reference in accordance with the publication of this book for the public reading.
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Currently working as AIA Life Planner, Dr. Uqbah Iqbal was born in the United States and emigrated to Malaysia at the age of six. Winning Second Place in Malaysian Historical Essay Writing Competition 2013, he was the recipient of Research University Fellowship Scheme from the National University of Malaysia, MyBrain 15 (MyPhD) Postgraduate Scholarship Programme from Ministry of Education Malaysia, Graduate on Time Award and Outstanding Student Award from Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, the National University of Malaysia as well as the Youngest Ph.D. in History Holder and the only Malaysian achieved a Ph.D. in History in conjunction with the 43rd Convocation of the National University of Malaysia. He’s authoring 67 books/ebooks and his 218 articles appeared in international and national journals. Until now, he has published 383 publications and reviewed 1,475 manuscripts and articles for journals and conferences. Through his involvement as a reviewer with the Nonfiction Authors Association, 7 of his reviewed books received 3 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze Awards. In 2016, OMICS Publishing Group recognized him as a Valuable Author, Editor and Reviewer under Management Journals Category. In 2017, Scientific Federation recognized him as one of the brilliant and most gifted minds of this century; International Agency for Standards and Ratings recognized him as the World Champion in Social Science (Sept - Oct), the World Champion in Humanities (Oct - Nov), the World Champion in Social Science (Nov), the World Champion in Humanities (Nov) and the World Champion in Social Science (Nov); Scientific & Academic Publishing Co. recognized him as an expert, have an international reputation and extensive experience in the field of social science; Health Science Journal recognized his work asthe utmost valuable and an eminent source of information in the field of health science; Nessa Journal ofSocial and Political Science recognized him as one of the outstanding researchers in the field of Social and Political Science and Scientia Ricerca recognized his work asthe utmost valuable and an eminent source of information to a wide range of research community. He is the First Malaysian Historian that has his own 3 special issue journals, most journal articles and considers himself as the last Malaysian historian from his generation. Currently, there are 118 book companies around the world who are selling his books/ebooks.

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GRIN Verlag
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Oct 12, 2016
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Pages
145
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9783668319370
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Language
English
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History / Asia / General
History / General
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