Siti Nurmasyitah Mohd Yusoff, also known as Masyitah Masya, and Jeryl Lee Pei Ling perform in the song’s music video. Photo: Facebook

‘You are here for me for life’: Beijing releases song marking 45 years of diplomatic ties with Malaysia

  • Bahu Kiri, or ‘left shoulder’ in Malay, has been released by the Chinese embassy in Kuala Lumpur
  • The song’s lyrics describe the two countries as ‘brothers through it all’ who ‘nothing can stop’ from bonding
Topic |   Malaysia

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Siti Nurmasyitah Mohd Yusoff, also known as Masyitah Masya, and Jeryl Lee Pei Ling perform in the song’s music video. Photo: Facebook
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People pose with a model train at the launch of the East Coast Rail Link project in Kuantan, Malaysia, in August 2017. Photo: Xinhua

Malaysia scraps China-backed East Coast Rail Link plan over price

  • Economy minister Azmin Ali admitted the government could not afford hefty interest rates demanded by high-profile ‘Belt and Road’ project
  • Official insisted Kuala Lumpur would ‘still welcome all forms of investment from China’, but consider them on a ‘case-by-case basis’
Topic |   Malaysia

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People pose with a model train at the launch of the East Coast Rail Link project in Kuantan, Malaysia, in August 2017. Photo: Xinhua
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