Fifty years of NEP: The challenge of social cohesion, national unity and bangsa Malaysia

This panel discussion was held in conjunction with the launch of the paper: “Fifty Years of the New Economic Policy: The challenge of social cohesion, national unity and bangsa Malaysia” by Prof Abdul Rahman Embong.

Organised by Idea Malaysia

Panel members:

  • Prof Abdul Rahman Embong,
  • Prof James Chin
  • Netusha Naidu

Moderator: Wan Ya Shin, Ideas



AGENDA RAKYAT - Lima perkara utama
  1. Tegakkan maruah serta kualiti kehidupan rakyat
  2. Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
  3. Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
  5. Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
Support Aliran's work with an online donation. Scan this QR code using your mobile phone e-wallet or banking app:

The views expressed in Aliran's media statements and the NGO statements we have endorsed reflect Aliran's official stand. Views and opinions expressed in other pieces published here do not necessarily reflect Aliran's official position.
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
2 Comments
Newest
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Phua Kai Lit
Phua Kai Lit
2 Dec 2021 9.24am

Affirmative action policies designed to help the poor of ALL ethnic groups. If we want “national unity”.

Also, respect for the values and cultures of minority ethnic groups.

Phua Kai Lit
Phua Kai Lit
2 Dec 2021 9.20am

When people are treated unfairly, resentment builds up and “national unity” is a pipe dream. Simple as that.

Otherwise why do so many of our people emigrate to other countries (where people are treated more fairly, in spite of the internal problems of these countries)? And why do people from the Middle East and North Africa flee to Welfare States such as Germany, Sweden etc ?