2010 in Malaysia

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The Electric Train Service (ETS) Express.

This article lists events from the year 2010 in Malaysia. 2010 was the 53rd anniversary of Malaysia's independence.


Federal level

State level




Regular international biometric passport (ICAO-compliant), issued starting February 2010





An overhead view of the Pudu Prison complex, as seen from the Berjaya Times Square. (2008)


Bunga Raya (Hibiscus rosa sinesis) turns 50.
  • 2 July – The second submarine KD Tun Abdul Razak arrives in Lumut Naval Base, Perak.
  • 6 July – 22 August –A population census was carried out nationwide, result shows that the nation's population was at 28,334,135.
  • 9 July – Proton cars celebrates its 25th anniversary. Launching of the Proton EMAS prototype cars.
  • 16 July – The federal government announced a reduction in the subsidies for fuel, specifically petrol, diesel and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), as well as sugar. Subsidies for RON 95 and diesel will be reduced by five sen per litre and LPG by 10 sen per kg. RON 97 petrol will no longer be subsidised but will be subject to a managed float, with the price determined by an automatic pricing mechanism. The new price for RON 95 is RM1.85 per litre compared with RM1.80 per litre. For sugar, the price has been adjusted upward by 25 sen per kg to RM1.90 per kg (previously RM1.65 per kg).
  • 26 July – Heavy vehicles will be banned during peak hours in the morning to ease congestion at certain routes of the PLUS Expressways in the Klang Valley, beginning 2 August The affected routes included New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE) between Shah Alam and Jalan Duta, North–South Expressway Northern Route between Sungai Buloh and Bukit Lanjan and the Federal Highway Route 2 between Subang and Sungai Rasau.
  • 28 July – Bunga Raya (Chinese Hibiscus) celebrates its 50th golden jubilee.
  • 29 July – Former Transport Minister Ling Liong Sik is charged with cheating in the billion-dollar Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) scandal but pleads innocent.
  • 31 July – The Hari Pahlawan (Warriors Day) celebrations is held at the Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur for the first time.



Penang Bridge turns 25.



Proton Inspira


National Day and Malaysia Day

1Malaysia; Menjana Transformasi – 1Malaysia; Generates Transformation

National Day Parade

Putra Stadium, Bukit Jalil

Malaysia Day Celebrations

Padang Merdeka, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah



See also

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