Higher population will not improve Chinese Malaysians’ political influence, say analysts


Liow Sze Xian

Chinese Malaysians make up about 23% of the country's population, at 6.66 million people. Experts have predicted that current low birth rate may cause their population in the country to plunge below 20%. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 13, 2018.

INCREASING the population of Chinese Malaysians will not improve the community’s political survival, said analysts.

They felt that a recent suggestion for Chinese Malaysians to adopt polygamy to stop the decline of the community’s population only showed the prevalence of communal politics.


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  • " ... foreign Muslims that can easily get citizenships here ..." - No thanks to the [email protected] racist, eg Project IC in Sabah. Even his new political party is racist! ........ it may be a blessing Malaysia is getting poorer and poorer ........ these "foreign Muslims boat people" are bypassing here and instead landing in "kafir" Australia and Europe ... of course, instead we are now accepting extremists ....

    Posted 4 years ago by Malaysian First

  • Malaysian population will decrease instead ....Soon Malaysia will be exporting "Malaysian dolls" and maids and fruits pickers and other workers as a primary source of foreign revenue ....

    Posted 4 years ago by Malaysian First

  • "The Malays will say, we are still poor, we need government aid," - when aid are given based on religion and race (instead of needs) and to the majority of the population, ie more than 15 millions, common sense will tell it will soon bankrupt the nation ....

    Posted 4 years ago by Malaysian First

  • We are still talking about race in every aspect of our lives after 60 years of independence. It just shows how citizens of this country have failed as Malaysians. Politicians' mission is to divide and rule. Whether they achieve such evil mission depends very much on the people. If everyone is still stuck with race & religion factors, this country will never progress.

    Posted 4 years ago by Conscience Moral