Let this Malaysia Day be a reminder for us to see how fortunate we are to call ourselves Malaysians despite our different backgrounds.
Recent events of a racist nature are a distraction which must not prevent us from moving forward to build a Malaysian Malaysia.
We need a more united Malaysia now following race-religious issues and khat debate. Many are concerned about khat being introduced to our children but fail to realise there are those who still don’t speak Bahasa Malaysia properly.
Act of roti canai stall owner offering free food to those in hardship shows there are many good people out there, usually the silent majority.
Those living outside Malaysia are mini-ambassadors of the country and contribute to nation-building in their own way.