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The ‘chauvinist’ label, Chinese self-destructiveness & changing dynamics

1. When some Malays ask the Chinese, for example those unable to speak the national language, to “balik Tongsan”, some Chinese get angry.

But when the Chinese ourselves talk about how popular-destination Western countries treat minorities better (i.e. ostensibly no colour bar) and how it’s better for Malaysian minorities to emigrate, then the idea of relocating (to New Zealand, say) doesn’t make Chinese angry compared to the indignation at being told to relocate to China.

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