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Opinion

Malaysia a case study in how China wins friends and influences Asia

US simply cannot match what Beijing is able to offer its neighbors

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, pictured in September 2019: Malaysia will be enticed by what China can offer.   © AP

Dr. Shankaran Nambiar is head of research at the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research, and a visiting fellow at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University in Canberra.

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