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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...
Malaysia’s financial markets: Stocks, ringgit getting smashed

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It is nothing less than literally a bloodbath what currently happens on Malaysia's financial markets. The country's currency, the ringgit, on August 14 dropped...
Malaysia: Anti-Najib protests escalate; Qatar, China interested in troubled fund 1MDB

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Amidst a high-profile scandal about billions of ringgit allegedly siphoned off from state-owned investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad, or 1MDB, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib...
Prime Minister Najib Razak’s controversies timeline

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, democratically elected for the first time in May 2013, may be facing his most serious test to date as...
Malaysia PM removes deputy, shakes up Cabinet amid 1MDB scandal

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced changes to his cabinet on July 28, including replacing his deputy, amid an investigation into troubled state-owned investment...
Malaysia PM could face criminal charges if 1MDB allegations found true

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak came under fresh pressure this weekend after statements from colleagues opened up the prospect of further probes into alleged...
Malaysia’s debt-ridden 1MDB fund under central bank scrutiny

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Malaysia's central bank said on June 3 it had launched a "formal inquiry" into strategic development fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), which is struggling...
Malaysia PM comes up with $72b economic plan

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak last week unveiled a $72 billion plan to revive his country's slowing economic growth amid a collapse in oil...
Malaysia under fire for controversial anti-terror and sedition laws

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The Malaysian parliament in the early hours of April 10 after a record 14+ hour debate pushed through a revised law that includes online...
Indonesia to impose ‘maids ban’ earlier than expected

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Indonesia will prevent its female citizens from working as housemaids and domestic helpers in foreign countries earlier than widely expected, it emerged after a...
Malaysia PM promises to improve living standards

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Malaysia's 2015 budget, scheduled to be tabled in parliament in October, will continue to stimulate growth, and improve fiscal position and the people’s standards...
Government to fully take over Malaysia Airlines after delisting

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Trading of Malaysia Airlines shares have been suspended on August 8 and the beleaguered company will be taken entirely into state hands after it...
Malaysia state fund 1MDB under heavy debt

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Lurking beneath Malaysia's solid investment-grade sovereign rating is a risk posed by a $14 billion investment fund that is not even generating enough cash...
Malaysia’s prime minister in favour of TPPA

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has reassured Malaysians that the country stands to gain from an expanded market base by joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership...
Obama expected to push for closer ties with ASEAN during visit

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US President Barack Obama's visit to Asia, which includes Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines, at the end of April is expected to...
Emaar chairman’s firm ventures into Malaysia

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Tradewinds Corporation, a leisure and hospitality owner-operator in Malaysia chaired by Mohammad Alabbar, chief of Dubai-based property developer Emaar, on April 9 unveiled the...