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Malaysia in transition

Mahathir calls for changes to TPP-11

Embattled trade deal once again on shaky ground

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir criticized the current trade agreement as being unfair to countries with weaker economies. (Photo by Takaki Kashiwabara)

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad wants to revise the 11-member version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership to give weaker economies more breathing room, in yet another setback for the ambitious trade deal.

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