Osman Siru

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1. Name: Osman Siru

2. Occupation: Teacher, Unionist

3. Date of birth: 1921

4. Education:

  1. Penang Free School


5. Contributions:

  1. Founder and Vice Chairman, One-Malayan Labour Party
  2. Adviser to trade unions, Member Malayan Union
  3. Vice President, Government Services Staff Council
  4. Member Staff Side Whitley Council Member
  5. Member, Employment Exchange Local Advisory Committee
  6. Represented Malaya at Congress of Postal, Telegraph and Telecoms International in Germany, (1955)
  7. Tourist Promotion Officer and Head of Tourist Promotion Section
  8. Represented Malaysia at the  IUOTO General Assembly in Munich (1961)


6. Honours and Awards:

  1. Was named ‘Outstanding Correspondent of Pasific Travel News 1959”
  2. Awarded by Pasific Area Travel Assin. “Certificate of Appreciation” twice, at Hong Kong ( 1962) and Jakarta (1963)



Victor J. Morais (Ed.) (1959). The Leaders of Malaya and Who’s Who 1959-1960. Singapore: Fisher

J. Victor Morais. (Ed). 1965. Who’s Who Malaysia – 1965. Kuala Lumpur


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