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Turning to tech

“He wants to train Malaysians to produce things to be exported to China”

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Mahathir likes Ma

* Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad talking about Jack Ma, after the Alibaba founder opened an office in Kuala Lumpur this month and visited him for a chat. Mahathir said Ma’s approach was “the kind of Chinese investment we want”, claiming that “Jack Ma understands IT more than I think anybody else who has spoken to me”.


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