Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Xinhua

Singapore knew, Johor crown prince didn’t? Surprising, says Malaysia’s Mahathir as he defends port venture backed by Li Ka-shing

  • Malaysian prime minister denies not consulting Johor government on plan to build world’s largest ship-to-ship transfer hub in port of Johor Bahru
  • Comments appear to put him at odds with crown prince of Johor
Topic |   Malaysia

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Xinhua
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An Indonesian palm oil farmer with his product. Photo: AFP

I’ll buy planes from China? Maybe not, says Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad – but EU should still rethink its war on palm oil

  • The Malaysian prime minister says the European Union’s planned ban on palm oil will provoke a backlash – even if it’s not the one he originally claimed
  • Malaysia and Indonesia are teaming up to oppose an EU plan to phase out palm oil in biofuels by 2030
Topic |   Malaysia

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