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Good neighbours, good economics

SINGAPORE (June 25): Malaysia’s new finance minister Lim Guan Eng is appealing to the Singapore government to be more understanding of his country’s tight financial position.

Malaysia

Robert Kuok to return

KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Tycoon Robert Kuok will return to Malaysia this week to attend a government advisory council meeting, several media reported yesterday.

Malaysia

Malaysia's special advisory council committed to meet first 100-day promises, says Maybank

SINGAPORE (May 16): The five-member Council of Eminent Persons, a team of special advisors announced by Malaysia’s prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on May 12, has hit the ground running.

Malaysia

Malaysia investors shift to Mahathir's camp from Najib-linked losers

(May 14): Investors sorted Malaysia’s political haves from the have-nots on the first trading day after a shock election result, dumping shares in firms associated with supporters of ousted prime m

Malaysia

Mahathir names Lim finance minister, returns Zeti to council

(May 13): Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad named Lim Guan Eng as finance minister and set up an advisory board that includes a billionaire and a former central bank governor to carry out h

Singapore economy

Singapore's entrepreneurial scene looks less boring with spate of megadeals

SINGAPORE (Nov 30): Back in 2002, as the city-state was emerging from its worst recession since 1964, the government was getting impatient over the economy's disproportionate reliance on multinatio

Tech

Billionaire's 28-year-old son picks digital music empire over palm-oil riches

SINGAPORE (Aug 26): Kuok Meng Ru didn't spend much time with his billionaire father when he was growing up.

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