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Australia part of Asia, minister says on visit to Malaysian birthplace

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Australia part of Asia, minister says on visit to Malaysian birthplace

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Wong recalled a day earlier in a speech that her grandmother, of Hakka Chinese descent, had raised her children alone in Sabah after most of the family died in World War Two.

"It matters that Australia speaks to South East Asia in a way that recognises that we are part of this region and our futures are shared," she said.

Dr Mahathir, who did not immediately respond to a request for comment, had predicted in a 2019 newspaper interview that migration meant Australia would in future "be more Asian than European".


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Topics: Part Australians Australia Born Visit Showed Wong Asian Parents Australian Malaysia

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Published On: 2022-06-30, 07:08:54

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