Job discrimination - Malay and Chinese firms' different perspective

Haspaizi Zain & Kow Gah Chie

Modified 3 Jun 2019, 12:23 pm

Education Minister Maszlee Malik ignited a firestorm when he defended the racial quota for the matriculation programme on the basis that bumiputera job applicants were subjected to discrimination as certain employers insisted that candidates be Mandarin-literate.

With opinionmakers arguing for or against this, it appears there is a gulf in perception which separates the Malay and Chinese business communities.

Malay business organisations told Malaysiakini that discrimination against the bumiputera community is common...

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