On being and becoming Malaysian


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  • Sunday, 07 May 2017

Efforts must be made to find ways to bring Malaysians from different racial groups together to form meaningful and enduring ties.

MALAYSIANS often think of their country as a rojak of cultures – all distinct, yet combining beautifully to create a well-balanced and tasty dish. However, closer scrutiny reveals that all these elements do not gel as well as they once might have; certainly, older Malaysians lament that the country is not what it used to be. While “harmony” and “unity” are common buzzwords, how do we actually achieve these idealised states?

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