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The Future of Asia 2018

Mahathir revives 'Look East' policy to join ranks of economic giants

Malaysian PM reveals vision of Asian trade framework including India

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks about free trade and democracy at the Future of Asia forum in Tokyo on June 11. (Photo by Taro Yokosawa)

TOKYO -- Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday said he would revisit his "Look East" policy as he strives to build an economy that can reach the heights of more advanced Asian neighbors.

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