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.... million strong market of the Philipines, while Nissan is the number one car manufacturer in Thailand, a market of 65 million. ... The Proton, or national car project was promoted as the answer to the problems of the auto sector, by bringing about the ... Politically, there was an additional spin-off as opportunities for Bumiputeras to pick up managerial positions and ... although production of the the second, smaller Malaysian car - the Perodua Kancil - from 1994 involves Daihatsu as theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Japan and Malaysian Development|
|Author||:||Jomo Kwame Sundaram|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 1994|