Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, right, and Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arrive at Kajang station to launch the Sungai Buloh-Kajang MRT line in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP

Malay first: Najib’s take on Malaysia’s new metro risks upsetting the Chinese

Malaysian prime minister hopes to gain political mileage from the project – but his championing of the bumiputra policy could raise eyebrows among China’s increasingly influential investors and construction firms

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, right, and Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arrive at Kajang station to launch the Sungai Buloh-Kajang MRT line in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP
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