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Under Mahathir, Malaysia makes bold move to embrace China

Malaysia-China relations appeared to have cooled considerably in the first few months of Pakatan Harapan (PH) rule, when Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad suspended three projects backed by Chinese companies in one of his first decisions in the office. It was

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China, Malaysia restart massive Belt and Road project after hurdles

DUNGUN: China and Malaysia resumed construction on a massive “Belt and Road” train project in northern Malaysia today, after a year-long suspension and following a rare agreement to cut its cost by nearly a third to about US$11 billion. The

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Dr Mahathir: Accept our differences for the sake of peace

BEIJING: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad called for the acceptance of different cultures and values to forge mutual understanding for the sake of world peace. He said there should not be just one single value system for the world

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Reject protectionism, open up to BRI, says Xi Jinping amidst resistance

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping urged dozens of world leaders on Saturday to reject protectionism and invited more countries to participate in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) after seeking to ease concerns surrounding the programme. Addressing 37 leaders from

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