Authors Posts by Arno Maierbrugger

Arno Maierbrugger

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Business journalist

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Petronas, the state-run Malaysian petrochemical company, has announced Johor to be the site of their new $20 billion crude-oil refinery. The new complex will...

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Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has decided to purchase an additional 5.42% stake in Rotana Media, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Coast region’s largest media...

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Brazilian exports to Arab countries are at an all-time high, due mainly to food exports.  Middle Eastern countries bought $4.1 billion worth of goods...

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Next week’s roundtable meetings with the Prime Minister of Malaysia and several big-name US companies is expected to lead to the announcement of a...

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Despite a 31.5% decrease in earnings over the first quarter of 2011, SingTel remains confident about its long-term investment in Indian telecom Bharti.  The...

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As Malaysia strives to meet its Economic Transformation Program (ETP) goals of economic development, namely increasing job creating and gross national income, it has...

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If Malaysia wishes to attain developed nation status by 2020, as is the government’s goal, its productive growth must grow by at least 5%...

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In what is seen as a landmark victory against Wall Street Corruption, Raj Rajaratnam was found guilty yesterday on all counts of fraud and...

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The United Arab Emirates seem to have benefitted from international turmoil in neighboring regions, and are touting their reputation as a so-called “Switzerland of...

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Allied Enterprises, the Emerati subdivision of the Chalhoub Group designer clothing retailers, has announced an ambitious plan to open more than 40 stores in...

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A new survey just released by Saudi Arabia’s National Commercial Bank (NCB) and international business information agency Dun and Bradstreet, shows that the business...

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For the 161st month in a row, Malaysia’s exports and trade surplus has continued to grow in March.  Exports hit a record high of...

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Another Dubai property development has been forced to scale back construction and seek further investors after the collapse of the real estate market in...

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A small Chinese village, considered the richest in the country, is testing the idea of air tourism as a revenue generator for the village. ...

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After a bizarre series of events, Indonesian regulators have imposed serious sanctions on Citibank Indonesia.  They will be prevented from opening new branches for...

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A recent online survey by a regional property company shows that Singaporeans are still wary of government policies to cool the housing market, and...

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In a controversial move, Myanmar has applied yet again to hold the chairmanship of ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, this time in...

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One lasting effect of the global economic downturn in the Middle East is the amount of unused commercial real estate.  Dubai and Abu Dhabi...