Tag: race-based policies
Ramon Navaratnam calls for the formalisation of the policy through an act of Parliament.
Edmund Terence Gomez says history has shown that such policies are not successful.
A dwindling minority cannot indefinitely support a growing majority without leaving a huge burden for future generations.
Whether we like it or not, Malaysia’s political fundamentals are anchored in a race-based power sharing ideology, which means racial politics will stay.
Dr Mahathir is the only Malaysian leader who has the historical stature, personal charisma and political capital to promote changes in the NEP.
Survey shows that people of other ethnicities who apply for citizenship are less welcome.
It must be done in stages, says a think tank.
The Economist notes, in an editorial, that the pro-Bumiputera affirmative action policy, created to alleviate racial tensions, has actually entrenched it.