13 Sep '17, 3am

Trump-Najib meeting: What's in it for Malaysia?

2 SHARES Whatsapp Facebook Twitter Email Print RSS feed Let’s look at some of the key points that surfaced: Malaysia committed to buy 33 Boeing planes and probably 25 more in a US$10-20bn deal over the next five years. Malaysian government to try and persuade Air Asia to buy General Electric engines. (Isn’t that their own business decision?) EPF already has US$7bn in the US; to pump in another US$3-4bn there for US infrastructure development. Khazanah to increase investments in the US. Malaysia has stopped dealings with North Korea (What were we doing with them in the first place?) Malaysia to crack down hard on extremist groups. So what is Malaysia getting in return for all this? Najib describes Malaysia as having a progressive, moderate government. Really? How does that square with his administration’s backing for Hadi’s RUU355? No mention here of the elephant in the roo...

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