Category Archives: Race relations

Sarah Lian: A name doesn’t represent a person’s religion

PETALING JAYA: A question on a Moral Studies paper for Year One students at a school here is coming under heavy criticism for being racist. Actress Sarah Lian (pic) said that the question indoctrinated young children to typecast people according … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Race relations

The Malay denial

By Mariam Mokhtar COMMENT Hadi Awang, the PAS president, refers to some Muslims as “lost sheep”; ironically. this is a Christian metaphor. Hadi could be known as “a wolf in sheep’s clothing”. Religious men have ‘corrupted’ the Malay mind, so … Continue reading

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The Chinese are not ignorant

If MCA had been a tough political partner in the federal coalition, Umno would have behaved and governance would have been better P Dev Anand Pillai COMMENT MCA now claims that the nation will be an extreme nation should the … Continue reading

Posted in Race relations

Non-Malay apathy blamed for rise of extremism

KUALA LUMPUR: Hindraf Makkal Sakthi chairman P Waythamoorthy has denounced non-Malays who refuse to stand up for their rights, saying their apathy partly explains the rise of extremism in Malaysia. In a WhatsApp message that he said represented the first … Continue reading

Posted in Race relations

Help the Malays’ and all is forgiven, says a baffled Art Harun

PETALING JAYA: The actions of a segment of the Malay population in defending motivational speaker Azizan Osman, following revelations he “misled, if not lied” to the public about his multiple doctorates, has prominent lawyer Azhar Harun baffled.Azhar, who is more … Continue reading

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‘Local Chinese millionaires ditching Opposition’

PETALING JAYA: More local Chinese businessmen are likely to back the Barisan Nasional government in the coming general election, a political and economic analyst has predicted. Prof Hoo Ke Ping said this was because of the challenging business environment and … Continue reading

Posted in Race relations

The superior Malay…is an Arab

Arab women in niqabs, which cover their faces except for their eyes.   By Mariam Mokhtar Until the 1990s, a Malay boy would  usually reply that his ambition would be to become a doctor, a lawyer or an engineer. Today, … Continue reading

Posted in Race relations, Religion