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Former finance minister Daim Zainuddin worries about Putrajaya’s over-reach into business and the increasing dominance of government-linked companies in the economy. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 10, 2022.

FROM the 60th floor of Menara Ilham in Kuala Lumpur, Daim Zainuddin, now a frail 84-year-old, watches the Malaysia he helped transform from a rubber and tin mining country become one of Southeast Asia’s first countries to industrialise.




The retired businessman and former finance minister from 1984 to 1991 sighs during his interview with The Malaysian Insight as he recalls how the country has evolved, and that while so much has changed, many things remain the same.