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Malaysia's new government sets bigger budget, higher fiscal deficit

Nov 02 2018

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia unveiled an expanded budget on Friday, and set a higher fiscal deficit target for 2019, as the new Mahathir Mohamad-led government faced up to challenges boosting revenue in a slowing economy, while saddled with large debts left by its predecessor.

UPDATE 3-Malaysia's new government sets bigger budget, higher fiscal deficit

Nov 02 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 2 Malaysia unveiled an expanded budget on Friday, and set a higher fiscal deficit target for 2019, as the new Mahathir Mohamad-led government faced up to challenges boosting revenue in a slowing economy, while saddled with large debts left by its predecessor.

Former Malaysian PM Najib faces six more corruption charges over state funds

Oct 25 2018

KUALA LUMPUR Former Malaysian premier Najib Razak was charged with six counts of criminal breach of trust involving government funds worth more than $1.5 billion on Thursday, adding to the 32 charges he already faces for money laundering and graft.

Search for victims of Indonesia disaster extended; three dead in Java quake

Oct 11 2018

PALU, Indonesia Indonesia on Thursday extended for a day the search for victims of a 7.5 magnitude quake and tsunami on Sulawesi island at the request of relatives of the many still missing, the national disaster mitigation agency said. | Video

Frustration, despair grow in Indonesia quake city over planned new homes

Oct 10 2018

PALU, Indonesia Survivors of Indonesia's double disaster looked to their future with frustration and despair on Wednesday as the government outlined plans to begin reconstruction of homes for tens of thousands of people.

Indonesians step up search for quake victims to beat deadline as toll exceeds 2,000

Oct 09 2018

PALU, Indonesia Rescue workers in Indonesia stepped up their search for victims of an earthquake and tsunami on Tuesday, hoping to find as many bodies as they can before this week's deadline for their work to halt, as the official death toll rose to 2,010. | Video

Health fears turn from injury to disease as Indonesia quake toll rises above 2,000

Oct 09 2018

PALU, Indonesia Health workers in Indonesia are struggling to care for tens of thousands of people displaced by an earthquake and tsunami, with a lack of shelter and clean water among major problems as the focus turns from injury to disease.

Health fears turn from injury to disease as Indonesia quake toll rises above 2,000

Oct 09 2018

PALU, Indonesia Health workers in Indonesia are struggling to care for tens of thousands of people displaced by an earthquake and tsunami, with a lack of shelter and clean water among major problems as the focus turns from injury to disease.

Health fears turn from injury to disease as Indonesia quake toll rises above 2,000

Oct 09 2018

PALU, Indonesia Health workers in Indonesia are struggling to care for tens of thousands of people displaced by an earthquake and tsunami, with a lack of shelter and clean water among major problems as the focus turns from injury to disease. | Video

Health fears turn from injury to disease as Indonesia quake toll rises above 2,000

Oct 09 2018

PALU, Indonesia, Oct 9 Health workers in Indonesia are struggling to care for tens of thousands of people displaced by an earthquake and tsunami, with a lack of shelter and clean water among major problems as the focus turns from injury to disease.

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