Tag: race relations

Mahatma Gandhi’s message on peace, nonviolence, inclusion of minorities is pertinent

This year India and various world capitals observed the beginning of the fifteenth decade of the birth of Asia’s most illustrious son, Mahatma Gandhi(October 2, 1869 - January30, 1948). The commemoration took the form of films, video showings, exhibitions, cultural events, seminars and other social...

Kit Siang sees fading hopes for Malaysia while Mahathir rejects Islamists offer

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad rejected an offer to dump the Chinese-led Democratic Action Party and the less-Malay Justice Party of Anwar Ibrahim to form a government with the Umno and the Islamists PAS. But Dr Mahathir's move did not console veteran politician Lim Kit...

Ex-Police chief says Malaysia would not have other races if Malays were racists

The battle of words is still ongoing in Malaysia over the controversies stirred by imposing Islamic calligraphy and the resistance to deport controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik. Malaysia has ruled that it is okay for Chinese and Indian language schools called vernacular schools to teach Islamic calligraphy or...