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  • Malaysia / 29 minutes ago

    Again pitching for third national car, Dr M says to take a leaf from China

    Again pitching for third national car, Dr M says to take a leaf from China

    BEIJING, Aug 19 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad renewed arguments today for his idea of a third national car by noting that China was not only a major automobile producer but was now the “factory to the world”. Malaysians, on the other hand, are embarrassed to produce anything with a local name and are content with being consumers rather than makers, he said. “China has grown quickly. They are the factory of the world because they have a different attitude. “In the end, producers win and...

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