Scores of Chinese nationals staged a demonstration outside their embassy in Malaysia claiming they had lost their life savings to a local investment company. Photo: Irene Andy/Facebook

Chinese in Malaysia told not to protest amid ‘investment scam’ anger

  • Embassy warns its nationals that street demonstrations are illegal after scores reportedly staged a protest outside the building over losses from an online pyramid scheme
  • A local Chinese-language newspaper says a demonstrator claimed three million Chinese nationals are victims of the scam
Topic |   Malaysia

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Scores of Chinese nationals staged a demonstration outside their embassy in Malaysia claiming they had lost their life savings to a local investment company. Photo: Irene Andy/Facebook
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Chinese President Xi Jinping reads the controversial belt and road comic as Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad looks on. Photo: Facebook/Hew Kuan Yau

Malaysia bans controversial belt and road comic for cultural insensitivity, promoting communism

  • The comic, written by a controversial local activist, also suggested Malays who supported China’s Muslim Uygurs were radicals
  • A picture of President Xi Jinping reading the publication emerged on Thursday, sparking further uproar
Topic |   Malaysia

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Chinese President Xi Jinping reads the controversial belt and road comic as Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad looks on. Photo: Facebook/Hew Kuan Yau
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