Nobel Laurette Prof. Paul Krugman of Princeton University says Mahathir did some very ugly things in his personal politics — but his economic instincts were sound.

European now ponder, if Malaysia’s former premier [pdf] Dr Mahathir’s unorthodox economic prescription could help fixed Euro ailing economies?

EU have yet to come out with a package on how to help Greece currently reeling with massive debts and is on the verge of collapsing.

The Germans suggest they should sell their islands to them in return for help.

But Prof. Paul Krugman says he wasn’t sure if Dr Mahathir’s prescription will work.