As China rises, ethnic Chinese in Malaysia are revelling in spontaneous flushes of cultural pride. But they do so not as Chinese, but as Malaysians. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Ethnic Chinese in Malaysia are celebrating China’s rise – but as multicultural Malaysians, not Chinese 

Peter T. C. Chang says at a time when China is emerging as a global power and extending its influence far and wide, aspersions cast on the loyalty of ethnic Chinese born and bred in Malaysia are wholly unjustified 

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As China rises, ethnic Chinese in Malaysia are revelling in spontaneous flushes of cultural pride. But they do so not as Chinese, but as Malaysians. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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