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Chinese buyer beware in Mahathir’s Malaysia

A vast real estate development under construction in Malaysia’s southern state of Johor is in the spotlight over a widening political row pitting the country’s wily nonagenarian premier against a large private Chinese property developer backed by the state’s influential ruler, Sultan Ibrahim Ismail. The ambitious US$100 billion mega-project, known as Forest City, is administered […]