Friday, July 13, 2007

Institute of Ethnic Relations - Not Another Institute But Political Will Needed

The 55-member panel of the National Unity Advisory Panel have proposed the formation of an Institute of Ethnic Relations to manage the issue of national unity and integration. They felt that the time had come for a proper institute to be set up to document success stories in the management of inter and intra-racial unity.

This is the first suggestion coming out from the newly appointed panel. What is new? Nothing. Ethnic relations cannot be enhanced by merely setting up more institutions. More public funds would probably be needed to fund the institute. Who will be its members? Probably those who are already in the National Unity Advisory Panel. This is what we called 'recycling'.

Moreover, is the role of the institute to document only success stories? Is the proposed institute aimed at playing an apologist role for the government by spending public's money?

The first proposal of the advisory panel should be to encourage the government to review its current affirmative policy. It is timely we shift the focus of the policy from being race-based to need-based. If the government's intention is to help the poor bumiputera, a need-based policy will not affect this objective.

In fact, a need-based policy will ensure critical and scarce resources are directed to the needy ones. Why should the middle class and the rich continue to benefit from the NEP?

Second, the advisory panel should propose to the government to take stern action against all government policy makers and civil servants who displayed racist behaviour. Action should be taken against those who stoke up racist sentiment.

I am surprised at how shallow the first proposal was. I am sure the advisory panel can do better than this.

28 comments:

Anonymous said...

See my people ( not you minorities), he is now spreading his attack on middle-class Malays and Bumiputras now. Be forewarned beware these bold kafirs.

Khoo Kay Peng said...

Now your cover is blown. I think you better get out of the sinking sand and repent my friend.

Communist was made possible because of people like you.

Anonymous said...

Pl la KKP the only commies in this country are your counytryman. Wow this sinking and repent thing must be reading greek mythology of late. I thought you only read lao tse or confuse literature.

Anonymous said...

Is this melayu raya idiot still muttering gibberish here?

Anonymous said...

A state that is mature and civilised appreciate its people for the value add the individuals brings to the nation - and not because by the accident of birth.

And for the purpose of creating "value add" via its people, the State should create an environment to allow value-adders add more value.

A "value sucker" is useless to the State irrespective of race, creed and religion.

Are you a value adder or a value sucker?

Anonymous said...

Causing destruction to environment, the culture of giving corruption and prostitution - synonimous with your kind is definitely not value adder. O my people pl stop this carnage and drive them off to the sea. this yellow menace do not understand humanity

Anonymous said...

yeah get rid of these destructive yellow menace now before it destroy our beloved land Persekutuan Tanah Melayu

Anonymous said...

Anon 714 this yellow menace seems to be the same in chinatowns anywhere in the world, be it San Francisco, London, Sydney or New york - you'll know you are there when the part of the city suddenly turns dirty, brothels spring up, laws are not followed - gansters and illegals gather up.
Sorry to say you cannot contain them because its in their blood or something but you can 1. deprive them of materialism - which is their only god

Anonymous said...

Mr Khoo,

Hope you can mop up the racist rubbish permeating this blog.

Thanks.

Khoo Kay Peng said...

Anon 11:32,

Don't worry, his venom is poisioning himself. NOw he even impersonates others to support his statement here.

I am sure he has succeeded in making all here hate him.

He wanted me to start reacting to his statements just like other bloggers. But I am more than happy to hand him enough rope. He will hang himself.

Anonymous said...

Truth hurts - is not true everywhere in the world you yellow peril set foot you dirty the place finding all means to go around the legal framework to set up your brothels and other shady activities. Prove me otherwise apek

Anonymous said...

To the racist contributor here who immediately assumed that I meant value adder to be Chinese and value sucker to be Malays - well, you are so stupid.

I made the statement in general. Some Chinese are also value suckers and no point did I identify either race with either attribute.

So, it proves that you think along racist lines and perhaps it was due to the yellow fever from eating too much babe? Pray tell.

Anonymous said...

Pl la anon 120 the one and only value sucker ( your definition) is chinese, period. No need to assume or guess or make studies - its a worldwide phenomena. What are common characteristics of chinatown if not brothels, gangsterism, lawlessness. If you let them free they destroy the earth and corrupt the whole society. And pl I dont eat live monkey brain
or if you pig you are the only swine consuming race here. There's nothing racial because this is a fact and it is unfortunate you are born with that gene you destined to be the cursed race outside your motherland. I suppose straight talking backfires on you

Anonymous said...

Mr Khoo,

I don't hate him, I just laugh at this melayu raya's cowardice of hiding behind an anoymous nick and hurling racial insults. Bet you he would never dare to do that in person.

Like you wrote, he must be one unhappy fellow.

As the old saying goes,

"Empty vessels make the most noise"

Jonson Chong said...

Kay Peng,

I agree with you that it's a complete waste of more taxpayers' money.

I think one of the first things to do to mend relations would be to have an anti-discrimination legislation, along the lines of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination.

Check out my post on the institute idea.

Peace,
Jonson

Anonymous said...

Anon 133 do you realise that it is you that is the empty vessel - supporting KKP's racist discrimination that NEP should be confined to just eradication of poverty. This will give the minority the passport to cause untold damage on environment and our social fabric through your wanton 'development' and set up of whorehouse, pig farm etc in the name of progress. Say no to extremist racial manipulation

Anonymous said...

I support the NEP's ORIGINAL objectives which is the eradication of poverty, regardless of race. And if the majority of the poor are malays, by all means, provide assistance to them.

But NOT to the gross ABUSE of the policy for enriching umnoputras and their ilk.

Even you would realize that this is wrong.

Anonymous said...

Wrong again anon1017 you are either intoxicated by KKP manipulation or just plain idiot. Whatever the Umnoputra and company does is the share of the 20%. What about the disproportionate 80% wealth by the greedy minority?

Anonymous said...

What rubbish are you muttering about?

What does this have to do with umnoputras' pillaging of the country's coffers in the name of NEP whilst the deserving bumis are fed crumbs or even sidelined?

Anonymous said...

Anon 1109 I know you are an idiot ,see what KKP racist manipulation has done to you. Toatl share of the economic cake held by Bumi's are 20% or to be exact 18.9%. This 18.9% include the so called UMNO Putra holdings. (And UMNOPUtra are Bumiputras too so they have every right in the economic cake)This means the balane 80% or 81.1% to be exact are held by non Bumi the majority of which are the togsan people. Understand now numbskull! OK Dato' Johari pl catch these anti-estblishment bloggers who manipulate facts and send them off to the transition camp for deportation before they get out of hand
Phew I thought I am dealing with manipulative racist maniacs, but looks like I am wasting time with morons Pl Jo do something round up this manipulative racist and it moron bloggers

Anonymous said...

First of all, economic share has NOTHING to do with the implementation of the NEP.

Secondly, the measurement criteria used for calculating equity share is hopelessly flawed as it is based on par value instead of market value.

Looks like you are the idiot after all but then again, there's not much need for me to state that as everyone here can attest to that.

Anonymous said...

Looks like the melayu raya's piggy brains cannot comprehend the difference between PAR VALUE and MARKET VALUE.

Mr Khoo has already given you enough rope - kindly hang yourself with it and end your miserable existence on this planet.

The world will be better off without idiots like you.

Anonymous said...

A well-balanced commentary on the NEP.

http://www.aliran.com/content/view/187/28/

Unlike from those who continually bawl for chinese to be kicked out of Malaysia.

Anonymous said...

Continued refusal or just manipulation of facts by these chauvinist, it works both ways whether the valuation is at par or market value, when doing comparison it has to be like with like. So much grey matter this yellow menace from eating too much live monkey brain. no need to stoop so low with all your vulgarities immigrants. Yeah you want to vamoos good riddance. Jo pl provide one way passport where necessary

Khoo Kay Peng said...

Well folks, if you continue to respond to this fella and his racist comments then he will continue to hog the attention.

My advise is to forget him. Let him talk to himself here. But I would like to hear more comments on my posts.

Anonymous said...

Good advise Mr Khoo.

Regarding the Institute, the govt is overly fond of setting up committees and bodies to do various tasks, kind of like a troubled company setting up a "Quality Department" to improve the quality in the company whilst ignoring the fact that quality should permeate every aspect of a company and is not the sole responsibility of a mere unit.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, there is no necessity for an institute as it does serve any purpose and objective

Anonymous said...

With the current state he is in, what this guy meant when he said I.S.L.A.M.I.C state it got nothing to do with religion, he was just thinking of something else...

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