The Disharmony Relation between Indonesia-Malaysia in Post-Colonial Era

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The article describesa rather sensitive issue. Indonesia and Malaysia are two neighboring country experienced long colonization periods. Western countries colonized bothcountries for around 300 years and by Japan for around 3.5 years. Both countries had loss and wounds during the two colonization periods. Both countries also have historical backgroundsas parted kingdoms influenced by culture of Hindu, China and Islam. Both countries also used basic Malay language. Indonesia proclaimed the independence in 1945 while Malaysia in 1957. However, both countries experienced disharmony on their international relation in post-colonial era. The problem of the disharmony relation was elaborated from several perspectives, in historical approach
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)665-670
JournalInternational Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2018


  • Dutch Colonial; Britain Colonial; Japan Colonial; Civilization; Confrontation


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