Monday, 2 April 2018
In the last column, 'False Friends', I discussed divergence between Indonesian Malay and Malaysian Malay. Today I want to focus more on the other direction, convergence between them, and what the different factors might be that drive it. Or, rather to see the kind of centrifugal-centripetal process of divergence and convergence going on for almost a century now, and how this is happening today. So much attention is always paid to differences betwe...
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