Malaysia

Malaysia

Telecoms giant Axiata eyes digital banking licence

SINGAPORE (July 8): Telecommunications giant Axiata Group is planning a bigger push into the financial services space and is interested in applying for a digital banking licence here, say industry

Malaysia

Khazanah asset sales set to pick up

Units within UEM Group could be next to be divested as sovereign wealth fund rejigs portfolio and raises cash

Malaysia

Malaysia's ex-DPM claims trial to receiving $4.24 mil in graft case

KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today claimed trial at the Sessions Court here over seven counts of receiving huge sums of Singapore currency at the Deputy Prim

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Meeting did not discuss transition of power — Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said there was no discussion on the issue of transition of power during his meeting with Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today.

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Sim Leisure says record-breaking water slide at Escape hits halfway completion mark

SINGAPORE (June 24): Sim Leisure Group says the water slide at its Escape theme park in Penang, Malaysia, which will set a new Guinness World Record for being the longest at 1,140 metres, has surpa

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Mahathir uses Huawei to needle the US

(June 20): China is definitely the new Japan. For Mahathir Mohamad, at least.

Malaysia

Hong Kong investors snap up affordable property in Malaysia with an eye on retirement

(June 18): Homebuyers in Hong Kong are looking at Malaysian property as second homes and for retirement, with Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru garnering a lot of interest because of affordable

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Malaysia sees trade diversion cushioning impact of tariff wars

(July 18): Malaysia’s central bank, which has already downgraded its economic growth outlook for this year amid an escalating trade war, sees a partial offset as companies shift operations from Chi

Malaysia

Remembering Tan Sri Dr Lee Shin Cheng, the tree whisperer

KUALA LUMPUR (June 3): Hardworking, persistent, determined and intelligent.

Malaysia

Malaysia's 2018 debt, liabilities down 3.9 ppts y-o-y in proportion to GDP, says Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR (June 2): Notwithstanding a rise in direct government debt, Malaysia's overall debt and liabilities in 2018 dropped 3.9 percentage points (ppts) to 75.4% of the country's gross domesti

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