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Balancing act in Malaysia-China bilateral relations

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Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein courted controversy during his recent visit to China, when he referred to his counterpart Wang Yi as an “elder brother”.

Despite the apparent faux pas, there were several notable outcomes from the visit, including the establishment of a high-level committee for post-Covid-19 cooperation.

BFM discusses the state of Malaysia-China bilateral relations and the calculations being made on each side amid the broader geopolitical tensions between East and West with foreign policy expert Johan Saravanamuttu.

Produced by Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by Lyn Mak, Noelle Lim and Roshan Kanesan

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