Sarawak stay committed to English
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Letters - See Sarawak move in context
Posted on 22 November 2015 - 04:57pm

To keep this wonderment alive we should all in solidarity support his move, during which, we await to face the onslaught and consideration of political language, designed to create lies and evoke confusion among people.
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Letters - See Sarawak move in context
Posted on 22 November 2015 - 04:57pm
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"THAT's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind". The famous quote by Neil Armstrong in 1969 is akin to the giant leap taken by the well-reasoned move of Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem in making English the official language of the state administration, apart from Bahasa Malaysia.

However, in advocating for the use of English and its logical progression, he must remain resolute against the tenacious unwillingness and furore that may arise.

Beyond adding that English is a universal language of science and communication across the globe; nonetheless, his statement must not be construed and taken out of context to deprive or deny the importance and sanctity of Bahasa Malaysia.

To keep this wonderment alive we should all in solidarity support his move, during which, we await to face the onslaught and consideration of political language, designed to create lies and evoke confusion among people.

While we may argue in principle that Bahasa Malaysia remains exclusive, the limits of the English language is beyond the limits of the world.

It's nobody's special property.

Let us now draw upon our fine command of English.

Baljit Singh Gill
Ipoh

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