Dr. Uqbah Iqbal

Dr. Uqbah Iqbal
The Historical Development of Japanese Investment in Malaysia (1910-2003)
Malaysia’s economic development nowadays inherited from the three previous stages, starting with the level of growth and the rapid development of industry, the natural resources of the mid-19th century until 1914, followed by periods of volatility or instability of industry natural resources between the First and the Second World War and finally, the level of industry consolidation and rationalization of natural resources together with the diversification of the economy after 1945.

Although Malaysia is a former British colony, the importance of the Japanese economy have contributed to the change in the foreign policy of Pro-Western Policy during the colonial and post-colonial to the Look East Policy during the administration of Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. The objective of this book is collect the author publishing articles with supervisors about Japanese investment in Malaysia during the period of study to help readers scour the economic interests of Japan with more accurate and easier in one book.

This book also aims to add a collection of readings on Malaysia-Japan relations. This book is suitable to be read by those interested in understanding the relationship between Malaysia and Japan, East Asia lecturers, East Asian thinkers, those involved economic relations with Japan, the university students of various schools and to the general reader in society. For articles published in Malay, the author change it became English in accordance with the publication of this book in English. For articles which use footnotes reference system, the author change it becomes a text reference in accordance with the publication of this book for the public reading.

Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
Currently working as AIA Life Planner, Longrich Area Leader, Founder of Malaysian History.com, Action Coin Ambassador & GRIN Ambassador, Dr. Uqbah Iqbal was born in the United States and emigrated to Malaysia at the age of six. Winning Second Place in Malaysian Historical Essay Writing Competition 2013, he was the recipient of Research University Fellowship Scheme from the National University of Malaysia, MyBrain 15 (MyPhD) Postgraduate Scholarship Programme from Ministry of Education Malaysia, Graduate on Time Award and Outstanding Student Award from Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, the National University of Malaysia as well as the Youngest Ph.D. in History Holder and the only Malaysian achieved a Ph.D. in History in conjunction with the 43rd Convocation of the National University of Malaysia. He’s authoring 67 books/ebooks, the top 5 are Sejarah Pemikiran Pandang Ke Timur: Kepentingan Jepun Dalam Pembangunan Sosio-Ekonomi Malaysia (1906-1980), The Historical Development of Japanese Investment in Malaysia (1910-2003), Isu Pelarian Rohingya, The Historical Development of British Investment in Malaya Before the Second World War and Sejarah Perkembangan Nasionalisme Melayu Sebelum Kemerdekaan. His 218 articles appeared in international and national journals, the top 5 are Pengantar Pengurusan, Book Review ‘12 Strategi Elak Bisnes Gagal’ (Malay Version), Book Review: ‘Female Sexual Offenders: Theory, Assessment and Treatment’, Review “Colonial Administration and the Issue of Land Ownership in Kelantan 1881-1941” (Malay Version) and Layarkan Ships in Dew: Sepilihan Pantun Minangkabau. He’s joining the editorial board of 83 journals. In the process, he became Chief Editor for SSRG International Journal of Economics and Management Studies; Associate Editor for Journal of Art and Social Sciences, Research Analysis & Evaluation, International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, Journal of Hotel Management and Tourism Research and Business, Management and Economics Research; Guest Editor for American Journal of Sports Science; International Advisory Board for Shodh Samiksha Aur Mulyankan; Conference Organizing and Review Committee for International Conference on Emerging Trends in Business, Economics and Management in United Arab Emirates; Organizing Committee for International Conference & Exhibition on Cancer & Therapeutics in United States and World Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Summit in United Arab Emirates and lastly Program Committee for related conferences of AIRCC worldwide, International Conference on Arts and Humanities, International Conference on Social Sciences and Public Policy and International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities in China. He’s also a reviewer for 212 journals and 8 book publishing companies/book websites. Until now, he has published 383 publications as well as rate 1,399 submissions for WEBook and reviewed 1,475 manuscripts and articles for journals and conferences. Through his involvement as a reviewer with the Nonfiction Authors Association, 7 of his reviewed books received 3 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze Awards. In 2016, OMICS Publishing Group recognized him as a Valuable Author, Editor and Reviewer under Management Journals Category. In 2017, Scientific Federation recognized him as one of the brilliant and most gifted minds of this century; International Agency for Standards and Ratings recognized him as the World Champion in Social Science (Sept – Oct), the World Champion in Humanities (Oct – Nov), the World Champion in Social Science (Nov), the World Champion in Humanities (Nov) and the World Champion in Social Science (Nov); Scientific & Academic Publishing Co. recognized him as an expert, have an international reputation and extensive experience in the field of social science; Health Science Journal recognized his work as the utmost valuable and an eminent source of information in the field of health science; Nessa Journal of Social and Political Science recognized him as one of the outstanding researchers in the field of Social and Political Science and Scientia Ricerca recognized his work as the utmost valuable and an eminent source of information to a wide range of research community. He is the First Malaysian Historian that has his own 3 special issue journals, most journal articles and considers himself as the last Malaysian historian from his generation. Currently, there are 118 book companies around the world who are selling his books/ebooks.