It was just yesterday MCA president, Dato' Seri Ong Ka Ting, sent a memorandum to our PM regarding the 9th Malaysian Plan requesting for more Chinese schools. I was happy to see that MCA finally seem to fight for the Chinese community. Unfortunately some UMNO ministers, being the racists they are, asked them to be more realistic.
According to our education minister, he said that it does not represent the well-being of the Chinese community. Had he been to a Chinese school? None of them are properly funded by the government. The government refuses to fund missionary schools and Chinese schools. Even if they did it will only be a small portion of what national schools recieved.
Aren't we taught in school that Malaysia is a multi-racial community? What is wrong with well-funded Chinese schools? What is wrong with setting up more Chinese schools? Most of them are overpopulated anyway. It seems to me that our ministers do not like the idea of a united Malaysia.
Here is an article by Utusan Malaysia about Pemuda UMNO rejecting the memorandum.
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