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Yantoultra Ngui

Malaysia sees c/a surplus halved in 2016, but lower fiscal deficit

Oct 23 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 Malaysia forecast on Friday that its current account surplus would be more than halved to 11.3 billion ringgit ($2.63 billion) in 2016, extending a negative trend that has been a key factor behind the ringgit's 17 percent fall this year.

Malaysia arrests hacker for supplying U.S. targets to Islamic State

Oct 16 2015

KUALA LUMPUR/WASHINGTON At the request of the United States, Malaysia has arrested a man on charges of hacking personal data of more than a thousand U.S. officials and handing it to Islamic State militants in Syria so they could target the individuals. | Video

Malaysia arrests hacker for supplying U.S. targets to Islamic State

Oct 16 2015

KUALA LUMPUR/WASHINGTON At the request of the United States, Malaysia has arrested a man on charges of hacking personal data of more than a thousand U.S. officials and handing it to Islamic State militants in Syria so they could target the individuals. | Video

Malaysia arrests hacker for supplying U.S. targets to Islamic State

Oct 16 2015

KUALA LUMPUR/WASHINGTON At the request of the United States, Malaysia has arrested a man on charges of hacking personal data of more than a thousand U.S. officials and handing it to Islamic State militants in Syria so they could target the individuals. | Video

Malaysia's Tenaga seen as top contender in 1MDB power assets sale

Oct 13 2015

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian utility heavyweight Tenaga is inching towards a multi-billion dollar purchase of energy assets from 1MDB after a rival bidder dropped out, a deal that would bring welcome financial relief to the scandal-hit state fund.

AirAsia's potential management-led buyout faces headwinds

Oct 07 2015

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE AirAsia founder Tony Fernandes may find it tough to take the budget airline private due to large funding needs as potential partners worry about a floundering Malaysian economy and a weak regional aviation market.

AirAsia's potential management-led buyout faces headwinds

Oct 07 2015

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE AirAsia founder Tony Fernandes may find it tough to take the budget airline private due to large funding needs as potential partners worry about a floundering Malaysian economy and a weak regional aviation market.

Malaysia's 1MDB says not contacted by foreign investigators

Sep 29 2015

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's troubled strategic investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has not been contacted by any foreign investigators over allegations of mismanagement and corruption, its president Arul Kanda told Reuters on Tuesday.

Malaysia's Najib delivers $4.6 billion boost for stock market

Sep 14 2015

KUALA LUMPUR The Malaysian government will inject 20 billion ringgit (2.98 billion pounds) into a state investment firm to shore up the stock market, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday, in a bid to boost confidence in a country reeling from a political scandal.

Asian officials "extremely disappointed" at Malaysian crowd trouble

Sep 09 2015

KUALA LUMPUR Asian soccer officials have condemned the crowd disturbances that forced the abandonment of Tuesday's World Cup qualifier in Malaysia and vowed to help the sport's world governing body FIFA with its investigation into the incident.

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