2006 in Malaysia

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2006
in
Malaysia
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2006 in Malaysia is the 49th anniversary of Malaysia's independence.

Standing at 42.7 meter (140.09 ft) high, the world's tallest statue of Murugan, a Hindu deity, is located outside Batu Caves, near the city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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The congestion at Kepong Flyover slip roads when the flyover is closed to the traffic
KLIA's Low Cost Carrier Terminal
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The business district of Kuala Lumpur in the evening of September 29, 2006 during 2006 Southeast Asian haze. Menara Kuala Lumpur was barely visible. The average API for that day was in between 70 and 80.
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Image of MEASAT-3 orbiting over Malaysia

Incumbents

Federal level

State level

Events

January

February

  • 4 February – The Kepong Flyover on the Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) is closed to traffic for repairing works. It was only reopened in December.

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

  • November – Heavy showers hit Peninsular Malaysia daily for several weeks, unusual even during the rainy season in previous years.
  • 4 November – The South Johor Economic Region (SJER) was officially named as Iskandar Development Region
  • 7 November – The KLCI passes the 1,000 mark hurdle, for the first time since 2000.
  • 12 November – Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Penang Second Bridge.
  • 20 November – Microchips worth millions of ringgit were stolen from the Air Cargo Complex in Batu Maung, Penang.

December

National Day

Main theme

Keranamu Malaysia (Misi Nasional Penjana Wawasan)

National Day Parade

Sports

Births

Deaths

See also