Now and then: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad visits Beijing in 1996. Photo: Reuters

Mahathir’s date in Beijing shows China ‘can’t be ignored’ by Malaysia

Malaysian prime minister is expected to visit China between August 13 and 21, when he will face a fine balancing act – strengthening ties while renegotiating the multibillion-ringgit deals his government has put on hold

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Now and then: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad visits Beijing in 1996. Photo: Reuters
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