Did you Know?
- Malaysians from all walks of life celebrate the official birthday of SPB Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the King of Malaysia, with much delight and affection.
- Many narrow streets, perfectly proportioned for the small shophouses that once lined them, now are overshadowed by towering high-rises, making the city seem cramped in some quarters.
- South of Masjid Jamek, along the east bank of the Klang River, is the area settled by the Chinese, who came to KL during the last half of the 19th century to work in the tin mines.
- Selangor: previously they used Tengku Ampuan (for Consort who is of royal descendant) and Tuanku Permaisuri (for commoner-turn-to-royal Consort), but as the Sultan Selangor currently has no wife, so the Consort throne is currently vacant.
- Birthday of SBP Yang di-Pertuan Agong (His Majesty)
- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo walks with His Majesty, the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, and his wife, Raja Permaisuri Agong, (behind the President) upon her arrival at the Parliament House in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday (August 7).
- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo bids goodbye to Their Majesties (King) Yang Di-Pertuan Agong and the (Queen) Raja Permaisuri Agong during a farewell call at Istana Negara (Royal Palace) in Kuala Lumpur Thursday (August 9).