MALAYA: Revolution in Clubland

Behind Britain's front against Communism in Malaya stand British colonials, whose stiff-necked disdain for Malay and Chinese alike has made the struggle harder. Last June, the Selangor branch of St. George's Society, a British get-together club, sent out dinner invitations to the Sultan of Selangor and other Malayan dignitaries. The dinner was to take place at the exclusive Lake Club in Kuala Lumpur, but the club committee refused permission on the ground that a half-century-old custom prohibits Asian guests. The club's action enraged Britain's dynamic new High Commissioner Sir Gerald Templer,...

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