The meeting between Dr Mahathir with China's top leaders marked a new milestone in the story of the two countries' bilateral relationship.
Malaysia at the top of the rankings among Southeast Asian countries for press freedom.
A Forbes contributor has rained praise on Dr Mahathir for daring to stand up to China when other world leaders didn't.
Murder charge dropped, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong may go home first week May.
Acquitting Karpal of charge for offence allegedly committed 10 years ago, seven-member bench said there had been serious misdirection by the High Court and Court of Appeal.