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In a desperate bid to manage its $10.9 billion dollar in debt, Nakheel plans to pay off up to 60% of its outstanding balances...

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A new report suggests that sovereign wealth funds are increasingly investing in smaller projects in developing nations, versus larger ones in North America and...

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Petronas, Malaysia’s state-backed energy corporation, has announced a new deal with the government that would have Petronas pay no more than 30% of its...

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At this year’s Muslim World Biz and Jewel Of Muslim World Awards held in Kuala Lampur, Minister Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop suggested that...

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The Royal Bank of Scotland hopes to re-privatize after being taken over in 2009 by the British government, and both Qatar and Kuwait have...

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The UAE featured prominently on Morgan Stanley’s list of top corporate bonds per value.  Dubai Electricity and Water Authority's 2015 bond, Abu Dhabi Energy...

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Dubai’s third-largest developer, Union Properties, has announced the sale of its Dubai Ritz Carlton property.  The proceeds of the sale will go to pay...

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Government leaders from the UAE and Australia met this week to discuss grain exports between the two countries.  After last year’s drought in major...

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Executives at Malaysian pharmaceutical company Pharmaniaga say that the company is set to make up 10% of its majority stakeholder’s business in 2011, and...

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Due in part to the country’s Economic Transition Programme, Malaysia has been upgraded to “overweight” in the latest Goldman Sachs analysis of the region. ...

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At this year’s National Public Sector Accountants Conference, Malaysia’s Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud called on the accounting industry to come up...

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Palestine has announced that they will proceed with issuing a sukuk (Islamic-style bond) by the end of this quarter.  The Palestinian Monetary Authority plans...

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Though oil prices have been steadily on the rise for some time now, the chairman of Malaysia’s Petronas Corporation says that the prices should...

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Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Tun Razak met with the Kazakh President and Prime Minister in Astana to discuss bilateral trade agreements between their...

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Spanish firm Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas is continuing on its quest to derive more than 60% of its business from outside Spain by...

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After facing many delays, the Bakun Dam is set to open by September in Sarawak.  Though its total capacity will exceed 2,400 megawatts, initial...

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Abu Dhabi’s government-backed investment company, Aabar Investments, is in talks with energy drink giant Red Bull to collaborate on “possible joint activities between Red...

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Both the Prime Minister of Malaysia and the Chief Minister of Penang were on hand to witness Penang’s official agreement with the federal government’s...