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Southeast Asia awakens to the power of corporate competition

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KENTARO IWAMOTO, CK TAN and CLIFF VENZON, Nikkei staff writers | ASEAN

SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR/MANILA -- When Mahathir Mohamad reprised his role as Malaysia's prime minister in May, he brought along a lengthy list of promises. Vows to root out corruption and review bloated China-backed infrastructure projects dominated the headlines. But Mahathir is also following up on a less-publicized -- but no less ambitious -- pledge.

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