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Exclusive: Why Malaysia Resumed Controversial China Rail Project

By Yu Pei-hua, Xie Wenwen, Zhang Yiou and Jason Tan / May 15, 2019 11:48 AM / World

Why did Malaysia decide to resume a controversial China-run rail project after its new prime minister slammed it as “unnecessary,” coming with “damaging terms,” and bound to saddle the country with huge debt?

Daim Zainuddin, the special envoy to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, spoke to Caixin in an exclusive interview on why the East Coast Rail Link is going forward after all.

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