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Malay images in internet: reality and obstacle

Esa, Ahmad and Suhaimy, Khairul Azman (2002) Malay images in internet: reality and obstacle. In: Prosiding Simposium Melayu Malaysia, 2002, UKM Bangi.


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History and literature resources have prove Malay race image is recorded through oral tradition and print decorated improvisation element, myth and lagend. Nevertheless, that tradition had gone through innovation process through radical evolution together with information technology and communications outburst. The irony is technological progress does not able to erode all decorative element in oral and print tradition. This is because through images in internet, Malay race was designed multicoloured by the very existence in decorative element of oral and print tradition. As a result, a moment of boost of proud, a moment of embarrassment. Thus, this working paper is carried out to share a piece of reality image of Malay in internet and vestigial obstacle to Malay race for contemplation. The aim is to awaken Malay race to realize that in reality there are many racial triumph in various fields recorded through virtual technology and they are displayed to the whole world in order to raise race's status. Apart from that, Malay race also should be aware of a few weaknesses in various fields that are broadcast through internet so that Malay gets what they are looking for. However this have to come with hard work as the saying goes “No pain, no gain”.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: internet;Malay images;reality;obstacle
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC0008 Forms of education
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Professional Education
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr Ahmad Bin Esa
Date Deposited: 21 May 2013 01:52
Last Modified: 21 May 2013 02:05
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/3838
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