When the right words count

Alarm bells: Dr Mahathir caused a stir across China and Hong Kong when he said foreigners were banned from buying residential units in the US100bil (RM410bil) Forest City project in Johor.

ANY journalist who has had the pleasure of covering a press conference by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will tell you that he is a delight because the Prime Minister is so quotable, and his witty and trademark deadpan sarcasm provides the best news stories.

Two decades on, he has made a return to helm the country’s top post and remains very much the character we’ve come to know.

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Opinion , Politics , Wong Chun Wai , On the Beat


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