15 Mar '13, 11pm

Has Umno helped Malays? - by P Gunasegaram (Mkini)

P Gunasegaram Malaysiakini Mar 14, 2013 QUESTION TIME When former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said in typical acerbic but unsubstantiated fashion that Malay rights, privileges and its position would be affected if the opposition were returned in Selangor, it begged two other questions. What did he do for the ordinary Malay during the long 22 years he was in power from 1981 to 2003, and how much was he responsible for the lack of their progress? And to broaden the question further, how much has Umno done for the Malay on the street and in the kampung? A good starting point to answer the question is to look back at the New Economic Policy (NEP) of the seventies which provided the framework and target for economic redress between the races. The noble twin aims of the policy which few argued with were the eradication of poverty irrespective of race and the elimination o...

Full article: http://blog.limkitsiang.com/2013/03/16/has-umno-helped-ma...

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In the words of the author of Rack – Christian Neukirchen : Rack aims to provide a minimal API for connecting web servers ...