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  • Annual Report and AccountsMalaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society Persatuan Asia Diraja Bahagian Malaysia

ANNUAL REPORT
For the Period 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013

PATRONS

Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Alhaj, Sultan Selangor, D.Y.T.M. Paduka Seri Pengiran Perdana Wazir Sahibul Himmah Wal-Waqar Pengiran Muda Mohamed Bolkiah and Mr Lee Kuan Yew.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The 132nd Annual General Meeting was held on 22 June 2013 at Badan Warisan Malaysia, 2 Jalan Stonor, Kuala Lumpur. Dr. Cheah Boon Kheng, the Vice President of the Society, presided at the meeting and 20 members of the Society were present.

ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL

The following members of the Society, having been nominated under Rule 21, were elected to the Council.

President:
          Tun Mohammed Hanif bin Omar re-elected
Vice-Presidents:
          P.M. Dato Shariffuddin re-elected
          Dr. Cheah Boon Kheng re-elected
          Tengku Mohd. Fauzi bin Tengku Abd. Hamid re-elected
          Prof. Dr. Tan Tai Yong re-elected
          Miss Patricia Regis re-elected
Councillors:
          Datin Dr Kobkua Suwannathat-Pian re-elected
          Dato’ R. R. Sethu re-elected
          Dr. Paul H. Kratoska re-elected
          Dr. Loh Wei Leng re-elected
          Prof. Emeritus Dr Ahmat Adam elected
          Prof. Dato’ Abu Talib bin Ahmad elected
Hon. Secretary:
          Dr. Neil Khor Jin Keong re-elected
Hon. Treasurer:
          Dato’ H. S. Barlow re-elected
Hon. Editor:
          Dr. Cheah Boon Kheng re-elected
Hon. Review Editor:
          Dr. Kobkua Suwannathat-Pian re-elected

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Gomez & Co. were re-appointed Auditors for the year 2013. Messrs Mazars were re-appointed the Society’s accountants.

MEETINGS OF THE COUNCIL

The Council met on four occasions during the year:

  1. (a). On 30 March 2013 at Badan Warisan Malaysia, 2 Jalan Stonor, Kuala Lumpur

  2. (b). On 22 June 2013 at Badan Warisan Malaysia, 2 Jalan Stonor, Kuala Lumpur

  3. (c). On 12 October 2013 at the Asia Research Institute, Bukit Timah Campus, National University of Singapore

  4. (d). On 14 December 2013 at Badan Warisan Malaysia, 2 Jalan Stonor, Kuala Lumpur

GOVERNMENT SUBVENTIONS TO MBRAS FOR THE YEAR 2013

Sabah – RM2,500.00
Brunei Darussalam – RM3,000.00

SALES OF PUBLICATIONS

The total sales of MBRAS publications during the period under review were as follows:

a) Sales through the Society’s office (1.1.2013 – 31.12.2013)
               Monographs 213 copies
               Reprints 156 copies
               Journals 786 copies
               Sejarah Melayu (box set) s/c 8 sets
               Other miscellaneous publications 4 copies
               Old photographs of Malaya & Singapore 1 copy
               Old journals 131 copies
b) Sales through the Society’s Agent – IBS Buku, PJ (1.1.2013–31.12.2013)
               Monographs 388 copies
               Reprints 224 copies
               Journals (back issues) 163 copies
               Sejarah Melayu (box set) s/c 62 sets
               Other miscellaneous publications 2 copies
               Old photographs of Malaya & Singapore 8 copies

LECTURES

  1. a. Talk by Mr. Marcus Langdon entitled “Napoleon Comes to Penang” at Badan Warisan Malaysia on 30 March 2013.

  2. b. Talk by YM Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah entitled “Malaysia and the Non-Fulfilment of the 20 and 18 Points Agreements with Sabah and Sarawak” at Royal Selangor Club Annexe, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur on 25 September 2013.

  3. c. Talk by Professsor Wang Gungwu entitled “Malaya and the New Paths to Nationhood” at Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Bukit Timah Campus on 12 October 2013.

  4. d. Talk by Dr. Neil Khor Jin Keong entitled “The Malaysian Generation: Making Sense of 50 Years of Heritage” at Badan Warisan Malaysia, 2 Jalan Stonor, Kuala Lumpur on 14 December 2013. [End Page 122]

MEMBERSHIP

The number of new applications received and approved by the Council during the period of this report was 45. The total number of members of the Society on 31.12.2013 was 469.

The total number under different categories on that date was:

Honorary Ordinary Institutional Life Total
Malaysia 1 256 19 10 286
Singapore 1 26 7 4 38
Brunei Darussalam 5 0 2 7
United Kingdom 2 27 6 1 36
Australia 9 9 6 24
USA and Canada 7 31 4 42
Other Countries 1 3 32 0 36

5 333 104 27 469


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Additional Information

ISSN
2180-4338
Print ISSN
0128-5483
Pages
pp. 121-132
Launched on MUSE
2014-11-21
Open Access
No
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