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Ethics in Business: The dethroning of our value system

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“So I have just one wish for you – the good luck to be somewhere where you are free to maintain the kind of...
Health sector challenges for the new government

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A friend from United Kingdom was mocking my friends and me on the eve of our 14th general elections, saying sarcastically that we Malaysians...
Myanmar prepares to sell first sovereign bonds

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Myanmar’s licensing of foreign banks brings it a step closer to an initial sovereign bond sale to help fund $80 billion of power, transport...
Thai elections peaceful, but gridlock continues

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Elections in Thailand ran peacefully on February 2, with only a few isolated incidents, but many election venues were not operating especially in Bangkok...
Thai crisis: Severe impact on economy, bourse

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The worsening political tensions in Thailand and the prospects of a "shutdown" of the Thai capital Bangkok starting from January 13 have rocked the...
Thailand’s huge infrastructure programme at stake

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Investment in Thailand's ambitious 2-trillion-baht ($60-billion) infrastructure projects is unlikely to start in the present fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, caretaker Deputy Prime...
Myanmar takes up ASEAN chair

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Myanmar on January 1 has now actively taken up the ASEAN chairmanship for one year following the rotating principle of the ten-member bloc. Formally,...
Bangkok ‘shutdown’ set for January 13

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Thailand's anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban said in his "New Year speech" on December 1 that protest will resume in the coming days and...
Malaysia to cut spending of officials

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has announced new measures to curb public spending, including a 10 per cent cut in the entertainment allowance for...
Massive street protests in Phnom Penh

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Overshadowed by the mass rallies in Bangkok, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh on December 22,...
Philippine presidential election, 2016: Get to know the contenders

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Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay is calling for a “stronger national cybersecurity policy,” as cyber-attacks increasingly threaten the government, businesses, and individuals in the...
Singapore anti-corruption official sacked for corruption

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The head of Singapore’s anti-corruption agency is resigning over corruption at his agency. According to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office, Eric Tan,...
Ethics in Business  –  With whom does the heartbeat of a nation lie?  – Part 1

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Views of the Chief Secretary to Malaysia's government. Part 1
Myanmar pledges to free all political prisoners

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In Myanmar’s next wave of historical reforms, the former pariah nation has not only owned up to harbouring prisoners incarcerated due to their beliefs,...

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Sarawak has been ruled for decades by the Barisan Nasional party, which recently won a fresh mandate during state elections. The government believes political...

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While government growth in Saudi Arabia continues to meet industry targets, private sector growth must increase if the Kingdom hopes to employ its residents. ...

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Glencore, the world’s largest commodities trader, recently announced a flotation valued at $11 billion.  Now, Aabar (owned by Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Company)...

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In a move uncharacteristic of the secretive Swiss banking industry, authorities there have frozen hundreds of millions of dollars belonging to deposed and current...