Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia to ‘take advantage’ of ECRL deal to sell China more palm oil: Mahathir Mohamad

  • The Malaysian prime minister suggests there was a quid pro quo for agreeing to resume work on the controversial Beijing-backed rail project
  • Not only did the cost drop by more than US$5 billion – he says China will buy more palm oil from Malaysia, though the issue ‘isn’t directly related’
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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Reuters
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