"The racially bias composition on the aggressor and victimes are too distinct to ignore and not notice. The long serving Chinese staff were equally appalled to such racial discrimination and ethnic cleansing ..." - A Brick in the Wall
|"Not fair to implicate PM Najib ..."|
Not to the blogger Another Brick in the Wall, who hints that he will not stop until the bank responds. The people at Maybank may or may not be perturbed, but there is a quiet discomfort in the higher ups.
The role of the Yayasan Bumiputera Berhad, chaired by PM Najib Razak, is discussed at the very onset of the four-part series:
"The Maybank building was designed by the architect Hijas Kasturi to emulate the kris, a weapon and more a symbol of power in Malay culture. It was symbolic for Maybank as the leading Bank of Malaysia and owned by Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB).In a complex organsation structure, PNB is owned by Yayasan Bumiputera Berhad in which the Chairman is the President of UMNO and members of the Board of Trustees are UMNO leaders too. Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASN) is a subsidiary of PNB which managed the Sekim ASN and ASB initiated by PNB.This was all established under the NEP era to increase Malay and Bumiputera equity ..."
I am not sure how my friends at Maybank want to respond to the postings but buat bodoh is a poor option. I won't recommend a lawsuit, either, unless the bank wants to think like an Anwarista and sue A Voice for more than RM1 billion (Ringgit One Billion Only), for that's how much another pro-Najib/Mahathir blogger is being sued for. The story of that billion-ringgit defamation lawsuit is coming soon ...