Najib rattles Mahathir-era skeletons

  • Nation
  • Friday, 07 Jul 2017

Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. - File pix

SINGAPORE: So, the Malaysian Government will set up a royal commission of inquiry into the massive forex trading losses suffered by the central bank during the Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad years. What are the chances that the inquiry will find its intended target?

It's not easy to say. However, by stirring skeletons thought to have been buried a quarter-century ago, it will certainly embarrass the grand old man of Malaysian politics in the twilight of his long and remarkable life.

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