Bumiputera definition

Bumiputera literally means “prince of the earth” or “sons of the soil.” In Malaysia, this term is especially applied to the members of those “indigenousethnic groups of Malaysia who receive preferential treatment under the New Economic Policy (NEP) first announced in 1970 and launched in 1971 by the government. NEP sought to promote national unity through two-pronged strategy: (1) to raise income levels for all Malaysians; (2) to accelerate the process of restructuring Malaysian society to correct economic imbalance, so as to reduce and eventually eliminate the identification of race with economic function and geographical location. See: Simon Barraclough, A Dictionary of Malaysian Politics (Singapore: Heinemann Asia, 1988), 13, 60; “The New Economy Policy: Goals and Strategy,” (accessed 27 June 2013), available from http://www.epu.gov.my/epu-theme/rmk3/chapt%201.pdf; Internet; Malaysia Tourism Board, “People” (accessed 27 June 2013) http://www.tourism.gov.my/en/Master/Web-Page/About-Malaysia/Culture-n-Heritage; Internet.
Bumiputera means persons of Malay race or from the aboriginal or indigenous tribes in Malaysia as defined in the Constitution of Malaysia.
Bumiputera means ‘child of the land’ in the Malay language, which represents ethnic Malays and the natives

Examples of Bumiputera in a sentence

  • Is there any assessment for the selection?A technical test and interview session will be part of the assessment process to select qualified Bumiputera candidates who meet the application requirements for the programme.

  • The HNSB Subsidiaries hold their deemed interest in such Shares under discretionary trusts for Bumiputera objects.

  • The Manager has the discretion to vary the limit on investment by any individual and/or Bumiputera institution.

  • MIH reserves the right to bank in all application monies from unsuccessful Bumiputera applicants and partially-successful applicants, which would subsequently be refunded without interest by registered post.

  • You can contact AKPK at Level 5 and 6, Menara Bumiputera Commerce,Jalan Raja Laut, 50350 Kuala Lumpur.

  • Ekuiti Nasional Berhad (EKUINAS) – the purchase and sale of equity for the purpose of delivering financial value on its investments and enhance equitable Bumiputera participation in the Malaysian economy.

  • Properties allocated to Bumiputera interest in any property development project as determined by the State Authority.

  • Who is the programme for?This programme is targeted at Bumiputera and SPM leavers who are interested in furthering studies in fundamental level certificates such as Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) and professional certificates such as Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

  • PHB as an operating arm of YAHB was established with the objective to increase Bumiputera ownership and participation in commercial real estate.

  • TWSSB holds such MGB Shares under discretionary trust for Bumiputera objects.

More Definitions of Bumiputera

Bumiputera means ‘princes or sons of the soil’.46 Basically, it refers to the indigenous groups in Sabah and Sarawak who are not regarded as Malays,47 but who like them are granted special rights. The Malays are also classified as ‘bumiputera’. Among the indigenous groups in Sabah are Kadazan/Dusuns, Bajaus, Indonesians and Muruts, while the indigenous communities in Sarawak are Ibans, Christian Bidayuhs and the Melanaus.48 However, the Constitution of Malaysia in article 153 does not use the term ‘bumiputera’ to describe these groups. It refers to “...the Malays and natives of any of the States of Sabah and Sarawak...”49 The ‘bumiputera’ have been given special rights and privileges, as stated in the Constitution of Malaysia, article 153. This includes holding positions in public service, obtaining “...scholarships, exhibitions and other similar educational or training privileges or special facilities given or accorded by the Federal Government...”50 and obtaining a permit or license to operate a trade or business that is required by the federal law.51 These special rights or privileges are under the safeguard of the King of Malaysia, known in the Malay language as ‘Yang di-Pertuan Agong’.52

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