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China: Sorry, can’t find Jho Low but will keep searching

KUALA LUMPUR: China says it is always ready to resume the search for fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, popularly known as Jho Low. Chinese ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian said the request for Beijing to track down Jho Low was

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Chinese businesses cautious as Mahathir, Beijing move ahead on ECRL

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s relationship with China is under scrutiny ahead of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s expected April visit to Beijing. Mainland Chinese businesses in Malaysia, in particular, are hopeful that the 93-year-old leader will be able to smooth ties with

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Forbes: Renegotiations with China saved Malaysia from debt trap

PUCHONG: Malaysia’s success in renegotiating the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project with China is significant as it saves Malaysia from the debt trap that Sri Lanka fell into, Forbes magazine stated. In an opinion piece, economics professor Panos Mourdoukoutas

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Report: Jho Low is in China, with business in Hong Kong

PUCHONG: Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho who is wanted in Malaysia for allegedly being the mastermind behind the 1Malaysia Development Board scandal is residing in China, reported local Chinese language daily, Sin Chew Jit Poh. The elusive businessman better known

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ECRL poser to be finalised end of this month

RANTAU: The issue over the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) would be finalised by April 26 as Council of Eminent Persons chairman Tun Daim Zainuddin wraps up negotiations with China. Last night Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali

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Trump says US-China trade deal could be announced in about four weeks

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Thursday (Apr 4) a trade deal with China was getting very close and could be announced in about four weeks, but warned it would be difficult to let China keep trading with the United

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Fentanyl controlled substance in China after US plea

BEIJING: China announced today it would add fentanyl analogues to its controlled substance list from May 1 following US pleas for Beijing to crack down on a drug fuelling a deadly opioid crisis. China is suspected of being the main

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Mahathir: No plans to buy aircraft from China yet: Mahathir

SERDANG: The government has no plans to buy aircraft from China as of now, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Responding to a question on his statement yesterday that Malaysia could retaliate by looking at buying fighter jets

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China: 13,000 ‘terrorists’ arrested in Xinjiang since 2014

BEIJING: Authorities in China have arrested almost 13,000 “terrorists” in the restive far western region of Xinjiang since 2014, the government said on Monday, in a lengthy policy paper again defending its controversial Islamic de-radicalisation measures. China has faced growing

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