Josh Hong | Political oddities aplenty
The forum organised by Roketkini.com, DAP’s party organ, to commemorate the 39th anniversary of the death of Abdul Razak Hussein two days ago was a bizarre affair.
Granted, Malaysia’s second prime minister is widely credited for his firm leadership and epochal policies that continue to define the Malaysian state today, such as the New Economic Policy (NEP), and the establishment of Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) and Federal Land Development Authority (Felda), which have no doubt successfully narrowed the wealth and educational gaps between the Malays and the non-Malays.
Still, other aspects of his political career remain unexamined in a critical sense.
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Political oddities aplenty
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