living in malaysia, very seldom we come across the mainstream media analyzing the plight of the lower income group of malaysian chinese. in fact, if you are a tourist who only reads/watches/listens to the mainstream media, seems like the chinese are the only rich ones around town.
what nonsense. there are many poor chinese folks who don't have the means to lift themselves out of their social economical level.
this article from "center for policy initiatives" by dr lim teck ghee analyzes what has gone wrong. government policies affect us profoundly. due to "selective" implementation of policies, a generation (possibly two) of malaysians had to suffer unneccessarily. sigh...
Chinese poor and lower class in M’sia: How well off are they?