Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 26 Feb 2019
The statement by the leaders of the Chinese Education Movement that the government can take all the time in the world to recognise the UEC is irresponsible, unwise and shows they have been played out by PM Mahathir.
The PH election promise is the only new factor
The UEC has not been recognised since Dr Mahathir refused to even allow Dong Zong to hold the exam in 1975. It is clear that PH won the vast majority of the Chinese votes during GE14 mainly because among other promises, the PH manifesto and the PH leaders pledged to recognise the UEC, the school leaving certificate of the Malaysian Independent Chinese Secondary Schools that has been maligned by UMNO all these years since 1975. Voters were given the impression that such recognition was part of PH’s reform in a new and inclusive Malaysia.Continue reading “UEC RECOGNITION: CHINESE EDUCATION MOVEMENT PLAYED OUT BY DRM”