Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. Photo: AP

Malaysian finance minister admits writing foreword for banned pro-China comic

  • The Home Ministry recently banned the book, which was distributed in some schools, for cultural insensitivity
  • Lim Guan Eng, who did not deny writing the foreword, refused to say more, citing legal process
Topic |   Malaysia

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Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. Photo: AP
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Chinese President Xi Jinping reads the controversial belt and road comic as Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad looks on. Photo: Facebook/Hew Kuan Yau

Malaysia bans controversial belt and road comic for cultural insensitivity, promoting communism

  • The comic, written by a controversial local activist, also suggested Malays who supported China’s Muslim Uygurs were radicals
  • A picture of President Xi Jinping reading the publication emerged on Thursday, sparking further uproar
Topic |   Malaysia

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Chinese President Xi Jinping reads the controversial belt and road comic as Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad looks on. Photo: Facebook/Hew Kuan Yau
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