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US returns US$300 mil Jho Low-linked funds to Malaysia

(Apr 15): The US returned to Malaysia another $300 million ($424 million) that was recovered as part of the Justice Department’s forfeiture lawsuits targeting assets that fugitive financier Low Tae

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Shedding light on IOI Corp's five-year plan

(Apr 9): Any diligent and cost-conscious planter knows only too well that a “good buy” is hard to come by these days.

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Preventing permanent damage from the pandemic

(Apr 9): Malaysia still has a fighting chance of escaping a recession this year, according to Bank Negara Malaysia’s 2020 GDP growth projection range of –2% to 0.5% versus 4.3% recorded in 2019.

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Will banks suspend dividends?

(Apr 9): Bank dividends came into focus last week after major UK lenders, including HSBC, Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland, caved in to regulatory pressure and agreed to halt dividends and buyba

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New stimulus measures for Malaysia

SINGAPORE (March 27): Malaysia’s Movement Control Order (MCO), announced by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on March 18, has caused much confusion and chaos.

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Covid-19 could be impetus for MAS-AirAsia merger

(Mar 27): As airlines around the world take more drastic steps to continue operating as the Covid-19 outbreak virtually halts all travel, they are also calling for government support.

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GST talk resurfaces as oil prices tumble

SINGAPORE (Mar 20): The timing is clearly wrong.

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Malaysia cuts reserve ratio in $10 bil bid to boost economy

(Mar 17): Malaysia unexpectedly eased its reserve ratio as part of moves to release 30 billion ringgit ($9.9 billion) of liquidity into the banking system as the economy struggles through a lockdow

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Malaysia lockdown could spell disaster for key palm oil industry

(Mar 18): Malaysia’s decision to restrict movement nationwide in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus is raising fears it could imperil the country’s vital palm oil industry.

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Speed bumps ahead for Malaysia's new leader

SINGAPORE (Mar 13): On the evening of March 9, newly-appointed Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin stood in front of flashing cameras and jostling journalists, solemnly promising he would for

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