Interlok: Chinese immigrants came here to carry shit buckets

Above: Scanned excerpt from ‘Interlok’, page 158 RELATED: Interlok: Chinese sell their daughters The main Chinese character in the book is Cing Huat who arrives in this land with his father Kim Lock. One of Kim Lock’s first jobs was to pull a rickshaw, whereas his son — the young boy — slaved away as … Continue reading

‘All China girls who work here are prostitutes’ – not!

How does one ever apologize for deliberate and calculated racism against Chinese? By Shuzheng Columnist Josh Hong’s ‘Rising above racism’ (Feb 26) in Malaysiakini refers. Hong took to task local Chinese media for accusing Malaysian police of singling out Chinese nationals in the case of Li Junjie. He disagrees that Chinese women are being targeted … Continue reading