Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi rejects a call from his predecessor to review the 6-year-old system that pegs the Malaysian currency at 3.8 ringgit to the U.S. dollar. “There won’t be any change at the moment,” Abdullah tells reporters. He adds that the government will continue to monitor the currency and any change would only come for the "good of the people." Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad previously called for a review because the weak U.S. dollar had caused the ...
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