Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia's prime minister, attends a news conference at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission headquarters in Putrajaya, Malaysia, in July. Photo: Bloomberg

From Trump and Kim’s handshake to 1MDB: the stories that shaped Asia in 2018

  • Dragged deeper into the rivalry between the United States and China, the region saw plenty of highs and lows throughout the year
Topic |   2018 in review

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Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia's prime minister, attends a news conference at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission headquarters in Putrajaya, Malaysia, in July. Photo: Bloomberg
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