06 Nov '12, 8am

What would Tunku do today? - by Ooi Kok Hin (TMI)

— Ooi Kok Hin The Malaysian Insider Nov 06, 2012 NOV 6 — When students look at portraits of Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra al-Haj (1903-1990), the first Prime Minister of Malaysia is perceived as a distant figure from an era gone-by. He’s the Father of Independence, the legend, and the unknown. We are told how great he was; yet we know so little of him. He is a myth. This shouldn’t be happening, because Tunku was a prolific writer. After his retirement, Tunku actively wrote two columns for The Star newspaper: Looking Back and As I See It. Several articles from the first column were compiled into a book with the identical title. From that book, I draw several of Tunku’s views which are applicable in our country today. 1. Abolish AUKU Tunku had a long and dreadful conflict with Communists. But when the government conjured a Communist conspiracy theory behind the student unrests of...

Full article: http://blog.limkitsiang.com/2012/11/06/what-would-tunku-d...

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