Sunday, February 10, 2008

Lulu's Breakfast LUNCH Dinner Series 9

Footnote taken from The Trouble With Malaysia, a Brian Yap essay from the book New Malaysian Essays 1

Maika was established by the MIC in 1982 to allow the Indian community to take a share in the country's eccononic development.
A total of RM106million was raised from 66,000 shareholders, many of whom are estate workers who pawned their family jewelleryand withdrew their life savings to invest in the company.
After a series of mismanagement scandals, the investors never got to see their money back.

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Note [from Amir's site Postal pre-orders now open]
You can pre-order New Malaysian Essays 1 for RM30 each. The price includes shipping anywhere within Malaysia. If you are outside Malaysia, kindly make friends with a Malaysian resident who can then post it to you.
You can send the money to my (Amir M's) Maybank account: 014105120512. Once you have done so, send me an email at matahari.books@gmail.com to let me know your address. If you'd like an autograph, let me know to whom it should be addressed :-)
Closing date is Thursday, Feb 14. The books will be posted on Feb 15.