The Malaysian Antarctic Research Program is run by the National Antarctic Research Centre which is a Department of the University of Malaya situated in Kuala Lumpur. The program has regularly sent scientists to work at Scott Base along with the New Zealand Antarctic programme. In some years Malaysia has also sent scientists to Australian and other bases.

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The University of Malaya celebrated its centenary in 2005 with the issue of a pair of stamps and a special pictorial postmark on the 9th of June 2005.

Later that month (27th to the 30th June 2005) the University held a special Antarctic Research Seminar.

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MALAYAUNI 1   2005 (June 9th) Malaysia Antarctic Research Program FDC    Price US$5

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