If the core is shaken, the country will become unstable, PM's political secretary says on Icerd.
The PM promptly forged closer links with Tokyo after Pakatan Harapan came to power.
The minister says Japan would share its expertise in football, badminton and sports science.
Japanese ambassador says policy not about buying and selling but more about teaching and learning.
INTERVIEW | Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says Dr M is expected to reveal more details after second Japan trip.
South Korea wants to collaborate further under its New Southern Policy, says its ambassador.
Sources say Mahathir is seeking to allay investors' fears about the change in government on his working visit.
COMMENT | If the policy is to be 'rebooted', it has to be systemic.
COMMENT | Look East can be a chimera since Japan combines both East and West.
China has been Malaysia's biggest trading partner for nine years, and that status will not be jeopardised by the visit, they say.
'We will certainly welcome the return of Mahathir as PM,' says its ambassador to M'sia.
COMMENT | There have been massive changes since the policy was first introduced, but it is still very much viable.
The article ‘Najib Merely Modelling Dr M on FDI’ by Kua Kia Soong was yet another attempt by him to vent his personal vendetta against Mahathir and in the process camouflaged the real issues now confronting the country.