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What’s wrong with Chinese investment in Johor, MB asks Dr M

What’s wrong with Chinese investment in Johor, MB asks Dr M

December 8, 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8 — Chinese investment in Johor was part of a global trend, Datuk Seri Khaled Nordin said today in further rebuttal to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s claim that an influx of Chinese nationals in the state was imminent. The Johor mentri besar said the former prime minister should understand the importance of foreign investment given that the latter had flown the world over during his time in power to persuade countries and nations to pump funds into Malaysia. Khaled... Read more

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Malay Mail Online assistant news editor Boo Su-Lyn (right) receives her award from Suhakam chief Tan Sri Razali Ismail at the commission’s 2016 Human Rights Awards ceremony in Kuala Lumpur December 8, 2016. — Picture by Choo Choy May

Malay Mail Online assistant news editor Boo Su-Lyn (right) receives her award from Suhakam chief Tan Sri Razali Ismail at the commission’s 2016 Human Rights Awards ceremony in Kuala Lumpur December 8, 2016. — Picture by Choo Choy May Read More