Singapore’s Malay Dilemma
They continue to be left out of the island republic’s prosperity
By: Murray Hunter
There has always been a feeling among Singapore’s ethnic Malays that they are second-class citizens within their own land. The government’s endless pursuit of building a strong sense of a Singaporean national identity has come up short within the 750,000-odd Malays who make up 13.5 percent of the population.
A paradox of communal intros…