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Mahathir's window for reforms is closing faster than he thinks

Malaysia needs to abandon ethnic preference and fix political trust

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Mahathir is caught in a Catch-22.   © Reuters

What does Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad know that other Asian leaders do not?

It is a live question: the prime minister's government is refraining from stimulus even as most peers cut interest rates in the face of the U.S.-China trade war. Singapore just loosened its monetary policy for the first time in three and a half years.

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