'Ketuanan Melayu' will Erode Malaysia’s Meritocracy

A Malaysian academician speaks out against his country’s condition

By: B A Hamzah

Once a bastion of political and economic stability, Malaysia has become the sick man of Southeast Asia. The country was a tiger, the fastest growing economy in the region in the late 1980s. In 1974, it was ahead of Singapore and South Korea in per capita GNP and technology development. The ringgit was at par with Singapore’s dollar, interc…

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