Penang deputy chief minister (II) P. Ramasamy said in his press statement today, “The police arrests of some individuals for escalating the brawl at Low Yat Plaza clearly indicate they have close nexus with Umno.”
Oxford dictionary defines ‘nexus’ as meaning “a connection or series of connections linking two or more things”. Hence Ramasamy is connecting the Low Yat riot closely to Umno.
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Below is a 100-year timeline.
There was generally no social interaction between the races in Malaya.
By the 1920s, the Malays were starting to feel uncomfortable with the huge presence of alien workers. This discomfort was expressed through the Malay publications and writings of the time.
In response to the Malay unease, the British colonial government began taking steps to curtail the inflow of Chinese emigrants by enacting the Immigration Restriction Ordinance in 1928. Continue reading “Were we ever united as a country, truthfully?”