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Ex-special envoy to China claims successor rewarded with ministerial-level post

Fion Yap

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Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) president Tiong King Sing's appointment as the special envoy to China with ministerial rank is a reward for supporting the formation of the Perikatan Nasional government, according to DAP chairperson Tan Kok Wai.

Tan (above), who held the post under the previous government, claimed the role does not need to be at the ministerial level but this was done to ensure continued support for the government, which came into power following the collapse of Pakatan Harapan's 21-month-old rein due to defections...

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