30 Sep '14, 12am

In tale of ‘Rainbow Loom’ maker, racial quota rears its head again (MMO)

The Malay Mail Online SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 — “Rainbow Loom” creator Ng Cheong Choon’s story of how he came to invent the toy fad begins much like that of former Malaysians who head for greener pastures after being allegedly deprived by racial quotas here. Writing of his experience in British daily The Guardian, the creator of the colourful rubber bracelets said he and his brother were forced to head to the US for their education in 1991, despite barely being able to speak any English. “After school, I dreamed of becoming an engineer, but I could not get into my local university, because Malaysia’s race-based quota system limits the number of ethnically Chinese students. “Like many of my friends, I had to leave Malaysia to go to university,” Ng wrote in his article for The Guardian. Malaysia practises a system of racial quotas for university placements, ...

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