Bread-and-butter issues trump institutional reforms for Malays, says study


Chan Kok Leong

A survey has found that the economy and education (32%) top the list of priorities for Malay-Muslim voters, followed by governance (27%), parliamentary matters (13%), judiciary matters (7%) and others (12%). – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 10, 2021.

ECONOMIC issues are more important for Malay-Muslims compared to institutional reforms, a survey by pollster Ilham Centre revealed.

“Malay-Muslims can accept reforms but it is not their main priority,” said the centre’s executive director Hisomuddin Bakar in an online press conference today.


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  • That is why the BN gomen has their most top priority to spoon fed the Malays especially the rural folks, keep them dumb by providing various subsidies. The urban Malays and elite meanwhile especially link to dumno wants to make quick bucks by whatever means. If BN rules for the next 60 years will the situation of the Malays change?

    Posted 1 month ago by Teruna Kelana

  • Please tell me ONE thing that happens in Malaysia without taking into account the sensitivities of Malays regarding the position of Islam, the monarchy and Malay rights? Even when our first PM TAR said English is the language that has taken mankind to the moon, it is only a second language in Malaysia.

    Posted 1 month ago by Citizen Pencen