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Dr M: Under Najib, M'sia no longer an 'Asian Tiger'

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Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has lamented that Malaysia has lost its status as an "Asian Tiger" due to its impressive economic performance.

"Once upon a time Malaysia was called an Asian Tiger. Today Malaysia is not even a pussycat," wrote Mahathir on his blog today.

"(Instead) we have become one of the ten most corrupt countries in the world."

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