UMNO’s Racist Policies: A Plane Disappears, Malaysia’s Flaws Emerge

A Plane Disappears, Malaysia’s Flaws Emerge – Bloomberg View.

Prime Minister Najib Razak’s United Malays National Organisation has appeared to have only one goal: to maintain its hold on power. It’s thus promoted — and recently reinforced — Malay-first racial policies that benefit its political base. The side effects, including stagnant living standards, waning competitiveness, and the humiliation of Malaysia’s sizable Chinese and Indian minority populations, are all overlooked in the service of this larger goal.

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