Mahathir to forge greater bumiputera economic agenda
COMMENT | Whatever said about Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the majority of Malays today are truly grateful to his efforts in the past for empowering the Malay community. They have prospered because of Mahathir. The super-rich class of Malays emerged because of him.
But, the "masters" of their own land are still far behind other ethnic groups, especially compared to the Chinese community.
There is a pressing need for the prime minister to re-examine, strengthen and continue affirmative action plans of the Bumiputera Economic Agenda as the Malays generally feel Bersatu is not a strong Malay party to defend their causes.
Bersatu must offer new ideas to attract the young Malays to support its ideology to retain Malay power...