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Mahathir soothes China’s ego over cancelled East Coast Rail Link [SCMP article]

Photo credit: “Tun Mahathir” by udeyismail is licensed under CC BY 2.0

29 Jan Mahathir soothes China’s ego over cancelled East Coast Rail Link [SCMP article]

“Malaysia is one of the major trading partners of China, and there would be ups and downs in the bilateral relations, but none so serious as to significantly disrupt them, especially not over a railroad,” said Dr Oh Ei Sun, senior fellow at Singapore’s Institute of International Affairs.

Excerpted from the full article: ‘We just can’t pay’: Mahathir soothes China’s ego over cancelled East Coast Rail Link [SCMP, 29 January 2019]