The Japanese presence in Southeast Asia is treated variously with either suspicion or encouragement. Japan and Malaysian Development critically assesses different dimensions of Japan-Malaysia economic relations. The work presents a balanced collection of essays examining Japanese involvement in Malaysia. The volume also discusses the impact and consequences of Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir's 'Look East' policy, which advocated greater emphasis on trading relations with Japan.A Mitsubishi plant in Australia already manufactured the Lonsdale, which the company had hoped would sell well in Britain. ... Third, the Sagaa#39;s low quality - especially its seats, dashboard and floor mats, among other items - would damage Mitsubishia#39;s image. ... The cars themselves could not be used; their engines were equipped to use high-grade Malaysian petrol, instead of the much lower grade fuelsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Japan and Malaysian Economic Development|
|Author||:||K. S. Jomo|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2006-10-19|