In this undated picture, Subramaniam Harihar, a lifelong journalist and longtime correspondent in Malaysia for The Associated Press, has died at the age of 79. Subramaniam joined The AP in 1970 and retired from the news agency in 1997, having reported on a period of extraordinary economic growth for his country, even as it was overshadowed by regional neighbors buffeted by war and instability. (AP Photo)
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Subramaniam Harihar, a longtime journalist in Malaysia who covered the country’s period of extraordinary economic growth for The Associated Press, has died at age 79.
Subramaniam used the byline Hari Subramaniam for his AP stories and was known as Maniam to his friends. He had been in ill health for several years and died on Aug. 21, according to The Star newspaper, where he worked after retiring from the AP in 1997. The cause of death was not announced.
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