Malaysia’s hopes of economic revival under Mahathir fade

FILE PHOTO: Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad works at his office in Putrajaya, Malaysia June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – A year ago, Malaysian land surveyor Muhammad Nur Aliff had high hopes that a shock election victory by 93-year-old Mahathir Mohamad could be the catalyst for reform and revival in a country hobbled by sky-high public debt and corruption. But polls show that such optimism has been steadily eroded since the […]

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