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Ethnic Chinese named Malaysia's new finance minister

May 12, 2018 8:49 AM
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – New Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has appointed an ethnic Chinese as finance minister, the first ethnic minority to hold the powerful post in 44 years.

In addition to naming Lim Guan Eng, a former state chief minister, as finance minister, Mahathir on Saturday also named former Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin as home affairs minister and Mohamad Sabu as defense minister.

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