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In the Spotlight – Coca-Cola's Malaysian adventure 18 Mar 2010

The Coca-Cola Co this week began construction of a bottling plant in Malaysia in the first step of a MYR1bn (US$285m) investment in the country over the next five years.

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Coca-Cola Co reaffirms investment plan 4 Nov 2010

The CEO of The Coca-Cola Co, Muhtar Kent, has reaffirmed the soft drink firm's plan to spend US$300m in Malaysia over the next five years.