Sunday, August 31, 2008

Flag of Malaysia @ Jalur Gemilang

'The flag of Malaysia, also known as the Jalur Gemilang ("Stripes of Glory"), comprises a field of 14 alternating red and white stripes along the fly and a blue canton bearing a crescent and a 14-point star known as the Bintang Persekutuan or Federal Star. The 14 stripes, of equal width, represent the equal status in the federation of the 13 member states and the federal government, while the 14 points of the star represent the unity between these entities. The crescent represents Islam, the country's official religion; the yellow of the star and crescent is the royal colour of the Malay rulers;The red of the stripes stands for the bloodshed to earn independence. The white stands for the people and economy of .'(extracted from Wikipedia)

i noticed that tak ramai yang kibarkan jalur gemilang sempena menyambut kemerdekaan ke 51. kalau dulu penuh satu kereta dihiaskan. tak pun sehelai bendera kecil setiap kereta. adakah ini menunjukkan tanda protes rakyat terhadap kenaikan harga barang? entha lah ye..

Selamat Menyambut Hari Kemerdekaan ke 51!

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