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Malaysia focuses on building smart cities

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has emphasized that turning the country’s cities into smart cities would be one of the highlights in its 12th 5-year plan.

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks during a press conference on May 25 (Source: Bernama)

Malaysia attracts more foreign investment to boost economy

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on May 25 that the Government is looking to attract more foreign investment to foster the national economy and strengthen the ringgit – the local currency.
A corner of Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur (Source: New Straits Times)

Malaysia keen to be commerce gateway for ASEAN, China

Malaysia is ideally placed to be the gateway for commodities trade between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said.