In Malaysia, The Latest White Elephant: The Melaka Gateway
Dr Francis Hutchinson, Senior Fellow, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
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Three artificial islands, a RM43 billion price tag and announced by now-disgraced former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in 2014, the Melaka Gateway could not have had a more auspicious start.
But all has unravelled. Dr Francis Hutchinson, Senior Fellow at the ISEAS-Yusuf Ishak Institute, unpacks Malaysia's latest white elephant.
Image Credit: Prehistorik / Shutterstock.com
Produced by: Arleen Webber
Presented by: Khoo Hsu Chuang, Wong Shou Ning
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