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Investors in suspense ahead of Malaysia polls

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Even though surveys predict that Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak will be returned to office in the country’s general elections on May 9, investors...
Malaysia to vote on May 9

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Malaysia's closely-watched 14th general elections will be held on May 9, the Election Commission announced on April 10. This means that polling will fall...
Stage set for “mother of all elections” in Malaysia

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced the dissolution of parliament on April 8 for a general election that will pose one of the sternest-ever...
‘Wolf of Wall Street’ producer to settle 1MDB lawsuit, agrees to pay $60 million

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Los Angeles-based movie studio Red Granite Pictures agreed to pay $60 million to the US government in order to resolve allegations that it profited...
Malaysia election: Opposition names Mahathir as candidate for prime minister

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Malaysia’s opposition coalition on January 7 named Mahathir Mohamad, the country’s 92-year old former premier, as its prime ministerial candidate for a general election...
Malaysia enters crucial election year 2018

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While Malaysia’s Prime Minister in his New Year Speech pointed at the “milestones” the country has achieved in 2017, the 60th anniversary of its...
Malaysia wants to export train technology

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Malaysia aims to export its rail technology post-2027 when the country's total rail network milage is expected to reach 3,000 kilometers, Prime Minister Najib...
Malaysia to build Southeast Asia’s largest conference venue

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The Malaysia government said it will create the largest venue for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) in Southeast Asia in a drive to...
Malaysia among world’s top economies by 2050, study claims

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Malaysia will become the 24th biggest economic powerhouse by GDP in the world by 2050, according to consultancy PwC in its latest “The World...
Malaysia posts surprise GDP growth

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Malaysia's economy expanded at the fastest pace in more than two years in the second quarter of 2017 on the back of domestic demand...
Malaysia at critical juncture as Mahathir and Anwar lead joint opposition

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Malaysia's four-party opposition coalition on July 14 announced the appointment of former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to jointly lead the coalition together with former...
“Malaysia’s Shenzhen” Iskandar to be three times the size of Singapore

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Malaysia's mega-development of Iskandar, the country's main southern development corridor in the state of Johor, is expected to become three times larger in land...
Malaysia’s government to probe Mahathir-era scandal in apparent distraction stunt

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In what looks for some as a distraction attempt from the escalating alleged embezzlement scandal revolving around state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the...
On the search for Jho Low’s 1MDB-financed superyacht

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Now that US authorities are seeking to seize a variety of assets purchased with allegedly embezzled money from Malaysia's state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad...
US to seize more 1MDB assets, Malaysia gov’t remains in denial

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The US Department of Justice said it will seek to recover $540 million in assets that were allegedly stolen from Malaysia's troubled sovereign wealth...
Australian PM hints at new search for missing flight MH370

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The Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, suggested that the search for the missing plane of doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which vanished on March...
Proton sale: Malaysia’s ex-PM bemoans “loss of national car brand”

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Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is not amused about the sale of a 49.9-per-cent stake of national car maker Proton to Chinese automotive...
China’s richest man to come to the rescue of Bandar Malaysia

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Dalian Wanda Group, China's largest real estate conglomerate owned by the nation's wealthiest man, Wang Jianlin, could be one new investor for Kuala Lumpur's...