MCA president in a speech that likely provoke debate on race relations in Malaysia again. Bet it would be a good campaign issues. MCA’s controlled media The Star reports:

“Today, we want our companies to be able to go beyond our shores and make their presence felt. In this globalisation era, it is the resilience that counts,” he said.

Ong said that when he first spoke about globalisation back in 1997, many people were unable to make out the challenges that it would bring along.

“Today, we need to do away with this (quota system). We need to be a little provocative to get the message across,” he said.

“Only the quota-centric people are going to develop a phobia,” he said.

Ong added that what he said on the need to do away with a quota system in business was not merely a pep talk, and that he would have voiced his concern on the system irrespective of where he was.

On an unrelated issue – Elizabeth Wong who made the headlines yesterday, it an unconfirmed Malaysiakini news report said she had offered to quit her exco position following the controversial nude photos distribution.