Sunday, September 7, 2008
Our blood, sweat and tears
This country is built on the blood, sweat and tears of all races. Not just one race. Without the Malays, Chinese and Indians, there would be no Malaysia. It was the political maturity, moderation and wisdom of the Malay rulers and political leaders who made Malaysia possible. The Malays, as it was and still is, protected the country as soldiers and policemen. The Chinese, with their labour and enterpreneur skills, build the economy. The opened up the tin mines while the Indians toiled in the estates. Others worked in the civil service and other sectors. Together, we made Malaysia what it is today. Let's not forget the Sabahans and Sarawakians - who helped formed Malaysia. Without them, there would be no Malaysia either. Read On The Beat.