Race-based routes to local universities won't do

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As highlighted by MCA Youth leader, Wee Ka Siong, there were only 9% of Chinese students in UKM's new intake this year.

How many Chinese students can score 3.6 and above CPA in STPM for a place in UKM? My nephew is one of the rare ones who managed to enter UKM.

Overall, Chinese student percentage in local public universities has dropped to less than 10% although Chinese population in Malaysia is about 25.

Since Malaysian Chinese are in the disadvantaged group (literally speaking Chinese students are more stupid compared to Malays based on actual data) in higher education, what new policy is going to be taken and implemented by BN or Pakatan to rectify this problem.

The MCA solution is asking your parents to pay two taxes, one for public universities and another is for MCA-owned universities like UTAR and private universities if their children fail to enter public university.

The DAP solution is barking up like a mad dog against MCA and Umno without asking Pakatan to abolish matrikulasi and STPM exams for a unified examination in its Orange Book.

Umno's merit-based selection based on matrikulasi mainly for bumiputeras and the STPM for others will reduce Chinese percentage to a single digit and Indian percentage to less than 1% in public universities in the future.

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