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Malaysia cancels projects financed by China

Malaysia cancels projects financed by China

In response to being asked about how the money will be recovered, Tun M quipped that maybe they should retrieve it from Najib because it was him who signed the documents. Malaysia's national debt now stands at $250 billion. " China and Malaysia have agreed to increase our trade volumes". While addressing 400 Chinese entrepreneurs and business leaders on August 19, Mahathir made clear his aims to better ties with Malaysia's biggest trading partner.


South Africa hits back at Trump over land 'seizure' tweet

South Africa hits back at Trump over land 'seizure' tweet

Early this month Ramaphosa announced that ANC would support amending the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation. The US State Department has not commented on Mr Ramaphosa's announcement. Trump's tweet appeared to be a response to a Fox News report on Wednesday that focused on South Africa's land issue and murders of white farmers.


Trump calls special counsel Robert Mueller and his team 'a national disgrace'

Trump calls special counsel Robert Mueller and his team 'a national disgrace'

In addition we readily gave over one million pages of documents. Donald Trump bragged online that his administration is the " most transparent in history". U.S. President Donald Trump answers a question during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington , Aug. 20, 2018.


El Salvador becomes latest nation to cut links with Taiwan

El Salvador becomes latest nation to cut links with Taiwan

There may have been economic incentives for the Central American nation to switch to Beijing , according to South Korean newspaper Seoul Shinmun. "Salvador government has chose to establish diplomatic relations because they recognised the "One China" principle with no economic preconditions".


Malaysia PM calls for China's help with fiscal problems

Malaysia PM calls for China's help with fiscal problems

He has announced plans to review at least three major Beijing-led projects, including the US$20 billion East Coast Rail Link and two pipeline projects worth a combined US$2 billion. Mahathir later met with Chinese President Xi Jinping, during which he said Malaysia welcomes Chinese investments to benefit both nations. The message from the Malaysian government to businessmen is clear: No more cronyism and no more " kautim " (Cantonese for "all settled") culture.


Michael Cohen, Trump's Former Lawyer, Expected To Enter Plea Agreement

Michael Cohen, Trump's Former Lawyer, Expected To Enter Plea Agreement

He doesn't have a requirement to cooperate with federal prosecutors in the agreement. Cohen was proud of his role as Trump's fixer, telling Vanity Fair in 2017 that he " would take a bullet for the president ". The investigation first came to the fore in April , when investigators working under referral from special counsel Robert Mueller raided Cohen's home , office and hotel.