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Group photo of Malaysian participants who attended physically

The ASEAN-Japan 50 Editathon was the third activity organized together with Wikimedians between the two countries after the launch of the project. This editathon focused on editing on the Japanese and Malay Wikipedia with the theme of "ASEAN-Japan" in conjunction with Wikipedia Asian Month as well as the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation. The editathon was also held simultaneously in Zoom.


Basic information[edit]

The editathon will be held on:

  • Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023
  • Venues:
    • Zoom (link)
    • Japan: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo
    • Malaysia: Alumni Lounge, MAR Building, International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak Campus, Selangor
  • Time:
    • Japan: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM (JST)
    • Malaysia: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM (MST)


Time (MST) Time (JST) Activity
11:30 AM (→12:00 PM) 12:30 PM (→1:00 PM) Japanese participants gather locally
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Workshop for editing the Japanese Wikipedia from Eugene Ormandy for Japanese beginners
12:10 PM 1:10 PM Editathon commences in Japan
1:30 PM 2:30 PM Malaysian participants gather locally
1:45 PM 2:45 PM Malaysian and Japanese Wikimedians gather in Zoom
1:50 PM 2:50 PM Presentation from Eugene Ormandy
1:55 PM 2:55 PM Presentation from Taufik Rosman
2:00 PM 3:00 PM Speech from Japanese Embassy in Kuala Lumpur
2:10 PM 3:10 PM Workshop for editing the Malay Wikipedia from Farouk Azim & Ahmad Ali for Malaysian beginners.

Editathon commences in Malaysia. Editathon continues in Japan

3:10 PM 4:10 PM Sharing of editathon results between Malaysia and Japan
3:20 PM 4:20 PM Programme ends in Japan. Editathon continues in Malaysia
4:45 PM 5:45 PM Sharing of final editathon results in Malaysia
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Programme ends in Malaysia/High tea


To register for the event, please create a Wikipedia account (Malay Wikipedia & Japanese Wikipedia) and enroll in the Outreach Dashboard program here. List your username below.




New Articles[edit]

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Improved Articles[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia[edit]

Malay Wikipedia[edit]


Participants Articles created Articles improved
Malaysia 18 5
Japan 6 4
Total 24 9