Malaysiakini : COMMENT | It would be a great
loss to Malaysia if misguided people prevent us from extracting and
using the high clean electrical capacities of rare earth. Just as the
lithium ion batteries in the cellular phones is not harmful even when we
carry them everywhere in our pockets and put them to our ears, the
mining and extracting of rare earth from Malaysian earth will not harm us in any way. – Mahathir Mohamad, 2012.
She cannot even spin with a straight face
does not matter what your position is on the Lynas issue. What matters
is the fact that the Harapan government’s u-turn on Lynas makes the
anti-Lynas activists look like a bunch of dodgy environmentalist who
duped the then Harapan base with propaganda. Keep in mind the
dodgy environmentalists were supported by mendacious politicians who
jumped on the bandwagon sloganeering and making promises that shutting
down Lynas would save Malaysia.
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