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Malaysia’s stocks plunged and the ringgit fell on February 24 morning on news that Prime Minister Mahathir...

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Mahathir Mohamad Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (94) in a surprise move submitted his resignation to the king on...
First hints on who could become next Singapore prime minister

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Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) will likely name finance minister Heng Swee Keat as its first assistant secretary general, media said on November...
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...
PM Najib promises Malaysians “bright year ahead”

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Malaysians can look forward to a brighter year as the country witnessed impressive growth that Europe and North America "could only dream of," Malaysian...
The search is on for Singapore’s new prime minister

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Six men are in the running to become the next prime minister of Singapore after the next general election, which must be held by...
‘Malaysia Official 1’ takes social media by storm

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The US Department of Justice's mentioning of an "Malaysian Official 1" in its $1-billion lawsuits over funds linked to Malaysia's state fund 1Malaysia Development...
Malaysia PM cleared of graft – $681-million ‘gift’ came from Saudi royals

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Malaysia's anti-corruption investigators cleared Prime Minister Najib Razak of graft over a transfer of $681 million donated to his personal bank accounts, bringing the...
Junta chief appointed new Thai prime minister, industrial sentiment improves

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Thailand's junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha has been named the new prime minister of the country on August 21 in a legislature hand-picked by the...
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...

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Dozens of people were injured on August 23 in a clash between protesting farmers and Thai police in Nakhon Si Thammarat province. The protesters were calling...
Malaysia Airlines stocks on rollercoaster ride

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Shares of Malaysia Airline Systems (MAS), Malaysia's national carrier, spiked on August 19, hitting a high of 0.40 ringgit as news circulated of a...
Thailand cracks down on Facebook users

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As the government braces for more political protests this week, police in Thailand have charged four people with causing panic by spreading rumours of a...
Spotlight: What is Thailand’s next direction?

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The precarious political path Thailand has once again stepped onto was the decision of a chat on Twitter today, July 5. Below are some of...
Malaysia elections expected for end-April

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Najib Razak, the prime minister of Malaysia, dissolved the national parliament on April 3 for a general election expected by the end of April. The...
Yingluck Shinawatra

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Thailand's new cabinet, the third in Yingluck Shinawatra's 16-month period as Prime Minister, was endorsed by the country's King on October 28. The reshuffle saw...

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Islamic microfinance offers an ethical foundation to entrepreneurship and risk sharing that is lacking in conventional instruments, Malaysia Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun...

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Though foreign investment in Malaysia has increased from 1.4bn in 2009 to almost 9bn in 2010, a World Bank reports that there might be...