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Malaysia prepares for New Year’s Eve protests

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Malaysian authorities are on high alert as they prepare to crack down on anyone participating in a street rally calling for an overthrow of...
Malaysian prime minister’s popularity shrinks

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The approval rating of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has hit the lowest point since he took office in 2009, according to survey results...
Malaysia’s 1MDB seeks to reduce surging debt

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1Malaysia Development Bhd, or 1MDB, the country's sovereign wealth fund whose debt tripled in two years, is considering selling a $461 million sukuk to...
Iskandar Malaysia needs more attractions: Najib

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said "much more" needs to be done if Iskandar Malaysia is to achieve its 2025 target of having a...
S&P cuts outlook on Malaysia banks

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Rating agency Standard & Poor's cut its credit outlook for four Malaysian banks on concern that rising home prices and household debt are contributing...
Islamic finance goes West: How Brunei can participate

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The 9th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) held in London on October 29 to 31 was the first ever such event in the non-Muslim...
Malaysia’s upcoming GST not a catastrophe

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The Malaysian prime minister  Najib Razak's widely expected and inevitable announcement to introduce a Good and Service Tax (GST) of six per cent by...
WIEF London to attract more Muslim money to UK

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The 9th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF), held in London from October 29 to 31 for the first time outside an Islamic country, is...
Malaysia’s 2014 budget: The highlights – 6% sales tax from 2015

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak delivered his eagerly-awaited Budget 2014 speech on October 25 at 4pm local time. He announced the introduction of the...
Najib believes there will be no Malaysia rating cut

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said he believes that Malaysia can avoid a cut to its credit rating while the government will try its...
Petronas to build $35 billion LNG plant in Canada

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Malaysia's oil and gas giant Petronas will embark on a $35 billion liquid natural gas (LNG) project in Canada following the reversal of Ottawa's...
Malaysia lawmakers approve detention without trial

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Malaysian lawmakers approved changes to a crime-prevention law on October 3 that opponents fear could be abused by authorities to hold people without trial...
Obama also cancels Philippines visit

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After the White House said that US President Barack Obama will cancel his trip to Malaysia, it added on October 2 that the president...
US shutdown: Obama cancels trip to Malaysia

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President Barack Obama has postponed a October 11 visit to Malaysia due to the US government shutdown, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on October...
Health tourism in Malaysia brings $186m

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Malaysia recorded more than 20 per cent growth in health tourism over the past three years and generated around $186 million in revenue alone...
Malaysians will have to tighten their belt

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Malaysian voters of Prime Minister Najib Razak, who returned to power this year with the help of a spending spree that boosted consumption, could...
Obama’s ASEAN trip confirmed for October

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The White House on September 14 confirmed that US President Barack Obama will travel to ASEAN from October 6 to 12 and visit four...
Malaysia’s state investment fund needs more money

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Malaysia's state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has boosted the target size of its planned initial public offering (IPO) of its energy assets...