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United States

A. Ananthalakshmi

RPT-INSIGHT-Long, strange trip: How U.S. ethanol reaches China tariff-free

Feb 07 2019

NEW YORK/KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 In June, the High Seas tanker ship loaded up on ethanol in Texas and set off for Asia.

Long, strange trip: How U.S. ethanol reaches China tariff-free

Feb 07 2019

NEW YORK/KUALA LUMPUR In June, the High Seas tanker ship loaded up on ethanol in Texas and set off for Asia.

Goldman Sachs fires back after Malaysia charges bank in 1MDB probe

Dec 17 2018

NEW YORK/KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia on Monday filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs Group Inc related to its dealings with the sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, and Goldman Sachs fired back that the previous Malaysian government had lied to the investment bank. | Video

Wanted in India, fiery Islamic preacher says he has not broken any law

Dec 01 2018

KANGAR, Malaysia Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, wanted in his home country of India, said he has not broken any Indian law and was being targeted by the "enemies of Islam," in a rare public speech in Malaysia where he has sought refuge.

UPDATE 1-Malaysia's Petronas to hike govt payout as Q3 profit jumps 43 pct

Nov 27 2018

* Higher production volume, but lower LNG sales (Adds dividend, production, sales volume)

U.S. charges financier, former Goldman bankers for 1MDB

Nov 02 2018

NEW YORK/KUALA LUMPUR U.S. prosecutors unveiled criminal charges on Thursday against two former Goldman Sachs Group Inc bankers and Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho tied to the alleged theft of billions of dollars from Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB. | Video

RPT-INSIGHT-Swamped with plastic waste: Malaysia struggles as global scrap piles up

Oct 25 2018

PULAU INDAH, Malaysia, Oct 25 Hundreds of sacks filled with plastic waste from the United States, Britain, South Korea and Spain spill onto the streets of an industrial zone in Pulau Indah, an island town just an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur and home to Malaysia's biggest port.

Defying China, Malaysia releases Uighur detainees

Oct 11 2018

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia has freed from detention 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims who fled to the southeast Asian nation after a Thai jailbreak last year, and sent them to Turkey, their lawyer said on Thursday, in disregard of China's request to hand them to Beijing.

Malaysian bank CIMB chairman Nazir Razak to step down

Sep 24 2018

KUALA LUMPUR CIMB Group Holdings Bhd Chairman Nazir Razak is to step down by the end of the year after almost three decades at Malaysia's second biggest bank, he said on Monday.

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