Malaysia

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Malaysia ex-finance minister Lim Guan Eng arrested on corruption charges regarding Penang undersea tunnel project

Malaysia’s former finance minister Lim Guan Eng was arrested on Thursday in connection with corruption allegations over a US$1.5 billion ($2.05 billion) undersea tunnel project, state news agency B

Al Jazeera's KL office raided over controversial documentary on migrant dormitory

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Al Jazeera's KL office raided over controversial documentary on migrant dormitory

Since June 10, Malaysian police authorities have been investigating the KL office of Qatari state-owned broadcaster Al Jazeera over a 25-minute “controversial” documentary about the migrant workers

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Pivoting from consumption to production

Malaysia’s economic growth in the past 10 years has been fuelled by consumer and government spending.

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Case study 1: Reimagining the financial services sector

Why did investments drop so sharply in the aftermath of the Asian financial crisis?

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Case study 2: Ease of doing business biggest impediment to investments

The key to attracting fresh investments is clearly the ease of doing business itself.

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Case study 3: Pay for training programmes only upon job placement

Human capital is the most valuable resource of a country. However, Malaysia is not fully maximising this productive capacity.

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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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