The 'madman of China' sets sights on Malaysia

Criticism has been directed at the government's cancellation and deferment of infrastructure projects that involve Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs), amidst fears of upsetting China, and discouraging investments from the world's second-largest economy.

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CPCG announces investment of up to RM10b in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 12): A privately-owned Chinese construction firm announced yesterday it is open to participate in “federal projects that will benefit the people”, as it plans to invest up to RM10 billion in Malaysia over the next decade.

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China SOEs over-invested in construction

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 18): China state-owned enterprises’ (SOEs) investments in Malaysia during the previous Barisan Nasional administration were heavily skewed towards the construction sector, which is susceptible to rent-seeking activities, according to a recent report co-authored by the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (Asli) and University of Malaya.

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