Dr. Mahathir Mohamad

Alibaba and Malaysia: A win-win relationship

On 18 June 2018, the founder of e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba, Jack Ma launched the company’s office in Kuala Lumpur. The office is Alibaba’s first in Southeast Asia and will be the first Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) hub outside of China.

20 June 2018
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Malaysia's temporary leader can have lasting impact

At 92, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is now the world’s oldest elected leader. He’s also the first to return to power after a lapse of 15 years, at the helm of a different political party. His place in Asian history is assured.

14 May 2018
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The Doctor is back. Can Malaysia be cured?

The six-decade stranglehold of Malaysia’s ruling coalition is smashed. Dr Mahathir Mohamad, two months shy of 93, emerged from retirement to ignite citizens to overthrow a shamelessly kleptocratic regime.

13 May 2018
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Malaysia in transition

On 9 May, Malaysians from all walks of life exercised their right to vote and made history. For the first time in over 60 years, Malaysia will see a new ruling party in power.

12 May 2018
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