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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Malaysian Maverick: Mahathir Mohamad in Turbulent Times

The book Malaysian Maverick: Mahathir Mohamad in Turbulent Times by Barry Wain, a former editor of the Asian Wall Street Journal, has been cleared for sale in Malaysia, so now you can buy the book without any worry of problems.

I have always maintained Dr. Mahathir brought a lot of problems to Malaysia and when you read the book, you will realized the scale of waste he had caused us.

To the layman, the closest direct loss to them caused by Dr. Mahathir is his insistence on setting up and now maintaining in business the so called National Car producer Proton. Now we have to pay through our nose to purchase a car which in many other countries we can purchase an equivalent for half the price.

Other books by Barry Wain

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Don't give him too much credit!

In her review, Dr Maznah Mohamad asked,

"If Anwar had succeeded in inheriting the position of prime minister, would he have continued the Umno legacy of the party-state and party capitalism? Could it be that even Mahathir was cornered into ridding Anwar, lest Umno would cease to be the party-state? ”" Dr Maznah Mohamad, Aliran