Supporters of Mahathir Mohamad are seen outside of the National Palace, a day after general election in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 10, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

In Mahathir’s new Malaysia, a perfect storm for the Pakatan Harapan?

  • Almost a year after Pakatan Harapan’s shock electoral victory, the coalition has been rattled by opponents clawing their way back to relevance and voters clamouring for a faster pace of change.
  • Teething problems or something more?
Topic |   Malaysia

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Supporters of Mahathir Mohamad are seen outside of the National Palace, a day after general election in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 10, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad reviews an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony at the Malacanang Palace in Manila. He is in the Philippines for talks with President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: AFP

I’d side with rich China over fickle US: Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad

  • Malaysia will make its own way in dealing with China’s rise and not take cues from Western scaremongering over Huawei and the belt and road strategy, says PM
  • He spoke to the South China Morning Post in an exclusive interview, his first with overseas media this year
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Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad reviews an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony at the Malacanang Palace in Manila. He is in the Philippines for talks with President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: AFP
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