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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...
Sarawak CM to step down after 33 years

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The chief minister of Malaysia's largest state of Sarawak, Taib Mahmud, 77, is expected to step down this weekend after 33 years in charge...
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...
IMF backs Malaysia’s subsidy cuts, GST

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed the Malaysian government's decision to cut subsidies this year and eventually introduce a goods and services tax...
Malaysia’s Westports kicks off $630m IPO

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Malaysian port operator Westports Holdings Bhd started taking orders on September 19 for a $630 million initial public offering (IPO) scheduled for October 18....
Malaysia bourse records 45% higher Q2 profits

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Bursa Malaysia, the country’s bourse, has raked in 45.2 per cent more profits for the second quarter year-on-year, as trade momentum continues to build...
Malaysia forms conservative cabinet

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak after his mediocre showing in the May 5 general elections on May 15 announced a new 57-member cabinet packed...
Malaysia PM could step down by November

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Despite Malaysia's government-controlled media, such as The New Straits Times, lauding Prime Minister Najib Razak's election result as a "good performance," there are reports that...
Malaysian stocks strong after elections

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The Malaysian stock market experienced one of its strongest openings in many years after the ruling coalition Barisan Nasional extended its 56-year rule in...
Election result shows ethnic divide

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Malaysia's governing coalition extended its half-century rule despite its worst-ever performance in a general election at a result that exposes growing racial polarisation in...
Malaysia’s BN coalition hangs on to power

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Malaysia’s long-governing coalition has won national elections to extend its 56 years of unbroken rule, fending off the strongest opposition it has ever faced. The...
Malaysia polls: BN gets simple majority

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Crucial elections have closed today in Malaysia, where voters had to decide between the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition and opposition party coalition Pakatan...
Thai-Malaysians ‘get paid to vote’

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Thai-Malaysians living in the south of Thailand are reportedly being offered up to 5,000 baht ($170) for 'travel expenses' to vote in May 5's...
Elections: Malaysia stock market set to dive

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Philippines’ Petron provoking Petronas

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Petron Corporation, the largest oil refining and marketing corporation in the Philippines, is teasing Malaysia's oil giant Petronas with a confusable rebranding of Malaysian gas stations it acquired from ExxonMobil in 2012.
The manifestos shaping Malaysia’s economic future

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With Malaysia’s 13th general election in all-out campaign mode, Inside Investor takes a look at the economic manifestos of the competing parties and how this could impact Malaysia's further development.