Malaysia’s former finance minister Lim Guan Eng meets the media in Penang on August 10. Photo: AFPMalaysia’s former finance minister Lim Guan Eng meets the media in Penang on August 10. Photo: AFP
Malaysia’s former finance minister Lim Guan Eng meets the media in Penang on August 10. Photo: AFP

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What are the China links in Malaysia’s graft charges against Lim Guan Eng?

  • The former finance chief has been accused of soliciting bribes related to the US$1.5 billion Beijing-backed Penang Tunnel
  • His supporters say those charges, along with another relating to a construction project allegedly linked to his wife, were trumped up by the government

Topic |   Malaysia
Malaysia’s former finance minister Lim Guan Eng meets the media in Penang on August 10. Photo: AFPMalaysia’s former finance minister Lim Guan Eng meets the media in Penang on August 10. Photo: AFP
Malaysia’s former finance minister Lim Guan Eng meets the media in Penang on August 10. Photo: AFP
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