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Kuala Lumpur

Pressure mounts on Najib on second day of Malaysia protests

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Malaysian protesters on August 30 continued  with the second day of a huge anti-government rally in the capital Kuala Lumpur, chanting slogans and defiantly...
Switzerland could turn the scales in Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal

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Although the Malaysian government is trying its best to return to a normal agenda after the scandal surrounding state-owned fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad has...
AirAsia chief’s futile bid to become ASEAN Secretary-General

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Tony Fernandes, flamboyant Malaysian entrepreneur, co-founder and group chief executive of AirAsia Group and chairman of Tune Group, a Kuala Lumpur-based leisure and entertainment...
Malaysian ringgit at lowest level in decades

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The ringgit weakened the most last week in Asia against the US dollar, reaching a level it last saw in two decades, ending trade...
Malaysia-Airline

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in an early morning statement on August 5 announced that international experts examining debris washed up on La Reunion...
Dr M wants Myanmar be kicked out of ASEAN

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Dr Mahathir Mohamad, former Malaysian prime minister and still an influential figure in the country's somewhat opaque political ecosystem, said at an international conference...
Mideast airlines heavily increase capacity to Singapore

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Qatar Airways, Etihad and Emirates are seen as the big winners after Singapore Airlines has been drastically cutting back flight capacity to the Middle...
AirAsia open to hiring laid-off Malaysia Airlines staff

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Following reports that Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is planning to fire 6,000 staff as part of its restructuring plan, low-cost carrier AirAsia has stated it...
Malaysia Airlines to slash 6,000 jobs and cut routes

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Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is set to slash 6,000 jobs and cut routes as part of a major revamp after suffering the loss of two...
Malaysia Airlines burns $2m a day, many flights almost empty

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Malaysia Airlines is facing dire economic straits after being involved in the two worst air tragedies of the year. Based on some recent photos...
Thai junta approves $23-billion high-speed rail projects

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Thailand's ruling junta has approved a $23-billion transport project that will see two high-speed railways link up directly with China by 2021, in a...
Malaysia’s CIMB to buy Philippines only Islamic bank

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Malaysian banking giant CIMB Group, a leading ASEAN Islamic bank, is pursuing its interest to acquire the Philippines Al-Amanah Bank, which will require between...
Twin air disasters threaten Malaysian tourism push

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An unprecedented second major aviation disaster in four months could further associate Malaysia with calamity in the eyes of travelers, observers warn, putting the...
Malaysia Airlines plane shot down delivers double blow to struggling carrier

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Malaysia Airlines, which had been struggling financially before the MH370 disappearance, now faces the even tougher task of dealing with the second loss of...
Malaysia’s ‘biggest lifestyle and entertainment hub’ to open soon

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The biggest lifestyle and entertainment hub in Malaysia is currently being developed in the heart of Kuala Lumpur and it is expected to open...
Three Malaysian banks in merger talks

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Three Malaysian banks, including CIMB Group Holdings, said on July 10 that they are in merger talks, which, if successful, would create the country's...
Malaysia eyes first rate hike in 3 years

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Malaysia's central bank Bank Negara is expected to raise interest rates on July 10 for the first time in more than three years to...
Malaysia Airlines may be taken private for restructuring

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Malaysia's state investment vehicle Khazanah Nasional Bhd plans to take Malaysia Airlines (MAS) private as the first step in a major restructuring of the...