‘chasing the lion’

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The Johor Barisan Nasional has set its sights on surpassing Singapore in terms of the economy within the next five years. State chief Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin, in unveiling the coalition’s manifesto yesterday, said the state was getting ready to pounce on the island republic’s economic might. The manifesto promises to make Johor the southern economic powerhouse and increase the wealth of Bangsa Johor.

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