Malaysian leader suggests China-backed rail plan may be axed

Asia & Pacific 01/29/19, 06:25

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Tuesday that proceeding with a multi-billion-dollar China-backed rail link project would "impoverish" the country, saddling the government with excess debt for the next 30 years.Since winning a historic vote last May, Mahathir's government has ...

Paul Ryan lists immigration, debt as biggest regrets

Politics 11/29/18, 09:36

Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan says his two biggest regrets as he prepares to leave office are not successfully dealing with immigration and the national debt.The Republican lawmaker sat for an interview Thursday with The Washington Post as he prepares ...

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