Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing in August. Photo: AFP

‘Nice Chinese’ hamper Malaysian hard bargaining over US$20 billion East Coast Rail Link

It’s ‘difficult to make hard decisions’ on controversial US$20 billion East Coast Rail Link project, Malaysian finance minister says, because the negotiators are so ‘cooperative … not like those arrogant superpowers’

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing in August. Photo: AFP
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