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Anwar says he will succeed Mahathir as Malaysia Prime Minister around 2020

(Sept 18): Malaysian ruling party leader Anwar Ibrahim, who cut a deal to become the country’s next prime minister ahead of last year’s election, said he should take power around May 2020.

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Iskandar Malaysia: Vision versus reality

SINGAPORE (Sept 9): It did not take long for pundits a decade ago to conclude that the key to Iskandar Malaysia’s success would be Singapore’s participation.

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Northern exposure

Iskandar Malaysia attracted billions of dollars in investment from Singapore.

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Rough road to national reform in Malaysia

SINGAPORE (Sept 2): Who would have thought that as Malaysia celebrates its second Merdeka Day since voting in a new government, the question on everyone’s lips would be whether the Pakatan Harapan

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Will Giant store closures in Malaysia hit EPF’s investments?

(Sept 2): The recent closure of Giant stores in Malaysia has brought into question the fate of investment assets owned by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) that are leased out to the ret

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People in protest-hit Hong Kong eye Malaysia's second-home programme

(Aug 21): A Malaysian programme to attract wealthy foreigners to live in the Southeast Asian nation has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year, compared with 193 approved last ye

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Genting Malaysia defends Empire stake buy

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Genting Malaysia Bhd (GenM) says its RM538 million ($178.4 million) related party transaction (RPT) to acquire a stake in Empire Resorts Inc is deemed a “worthwhile investmen

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Malaysia has room to pump-prime, revise 3% fiscal target for 2020

SINGAPORE (Aug 12): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, who is slated to table Budget 2020 on Oct 11, has said that meeting the country’s fiscal consolidation targets will be “challenging” on the back o

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Malaysia plans to extend licence for rare earths producer Lynas: sources

(Aug 6): Malaysia plans to extend Lynas Corp’s licence to operate a rare earths processing plant, though it could be for a shorter duration than the usual three years, two sources with direct knowl

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Genting Bhd climbs after settling with Disney, Fox on theme park

(June 26): Casino operator Genting Malaysia will use some 21st Century Fox Inc intellectual property for a theme park near Kuala Lumpur after resolving a dispute that had helped trigger a record dr

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