Malaysia coalition extends rule despite worst electoral showing | Reuters

♂ - Dorsal side :: Locality: Cameron Highlands...

♂ – Dorsal side :: Locality: Cameron Highlands, Malaysia Français : ♂ – Face dorsale :: Localité: Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaisie (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

English: A sarawakian-malay kampung house.

English: A sarawakian-malay kampung house. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

Kampong Baru

Kampong Baru (Photo credit: Catriona Ward)

A view of Titiwangsa Mountains taken from a te...

A view of Titiwangsa Mountains taken from a tea plantation in Cameron Highlands. Many Indian scholars believed that the origins of the word Melayu came from the Sanskrit word Malayadipa (Mountain Insular Continent ), referring to the mountainous terrain of the Malay Peninsular. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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Malaysia coalition extends rule despite worst electoral showing | Reuters.

 

Malaysia is a model of economic success but this is based upon a dated political model that favors Malays at the expense of Chinese, Indians and other minorities; this is simply racial discrimination. The Malay community receive vast handouts from the government. At every level of political and economic activity, there are interventions in favor of the Malays. Corruption is widespread. Personally, I am a passionate sponsor of the rain-forest and preserving wildlife but this will no doubt be relegated by the coalition Government.

 

I fear that many Chinese and Indians will have woken up Monday morning depressed with the results of the election. They were desparately looking for change and got

 

Romantic sunset at the beach in Malaysia

Romantic sunset at the beach in Malaysia (Photo credit: epSos.de)

 

more of the same coalition. Also there are many younger, more progressive Malays who want a more balanced society based upon meritocracy not privilege, race or corruption; they too will be saddened.

 

Any thoughts?

 

 

 

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  1. Pingback: Rainforest is destroyed for palm oil plantations on Malaysia’s island state of Sarawak – Telegraph « Dr Alf's Blog

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