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The sultan, his family and a $15bn dispute over oil in Malaysia

15 mins | Jul 24, 2022
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Malaysia's post-pandemic recovery hangs in the balance. The tiny archipelago of Sulu is embroiled in a legal battle involving state-owned energy assets, the descendants of a former sultan, and a 144-year-old Colonial land deal. As the dispute gains global attention, Oliver Telling and Leo Lewis break down the essential details and speculate what precedent it could set for the future.
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