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  • KUALA LUMPUR, July 3- Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday denied taking money from state fund 1 MDB or any other entity for personal gain, after a media report said investigators traced nearly $700 million to bank accounts that were allegedly in his name. The Wall Street Journal's report, if true, would be the first time the beleaguered prime minister...

  • *1 MDB says never provided funds to Prime Minister Najib. KUALA LUMPUR, July 3- Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak slammed a newspaper report that said investigations into troubled state fund 1 MDB have traced nearly $700 million of deposits into accounts that allegedly belonged to him, claiming it was a "continuation of political sabotage.

  • *1 MDB says never provided funds to Prime Minister Najib. KUALA LUMPUR, July 3- Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak slammed a report that said close to $700 million was wired to his personal account from banks, government agencies and companies linked to the debt-laden state fund 1 MDB, claiming this was a "continuation of political sabotage."

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia— Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday denied news reports that $700 million were funneled from an indebted state investment fund into his personal accounts. The Wall Street Journal and the Sarawak Report online news portal reported that investigators have traced some $700 million wired into Najib's bank accounts.

  • Malaysia wants a tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 8:23 PM ET

    UNITED NATIONS— Malaysia told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that it plans to submit a resolution soon that would establish an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year. Ambassador Gerard van Bohemen, the current council president, told reporters after Malaysia's...

  • MOSCOW— A draft Dutch report into last year's crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine fails to offer a comprehensive picture, a Russian aviation official said Thursday. The Dutch Safety Board has made the draft available to representatives of Malaysia, Ukraine, the U.S., Russia, Britain, Australia and the Netherlands prior to the release of the...

  • SINGAPORE, June 26- Surprisingly strong rains in an El Nino year, typically marked by droughts in parts of Asia, have eased concerns of a lower crop output in the region. While the forecast is for an equally severe dryness this year, recent rains have buoyed farming in India, China and Australia. "Indian monsoon is on track, in fact it has been better than expected, and we...

  • Singapore’s maids scrub out inflation Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 8:14 PM ET
    Singapore pre-school children walk along the Singapore River waterfront.

    Singapore may be among the world's most expensive cities, but prices are dropping, and the city-state's legions of maids are getting the credit.

  • GMT: AirAsia needs to raise $1.9B Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 11:59 PM ET

    The negative analyst report that decked AirAsia shares finally went into wide release, accusing the airline of being a "new dog playing old tricks."

  • Why GMT's criticism of AirAsia is unfair: UOB Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 11:25 PM ET
    Why GMT's criticism of AirAsia is unfair: UOB

    AirAsia's use of the "equity method" to account for associates' profits is in line with Malaysia's accounting standards, says K Ajith, director of Asia Transport Research at UOB Kay Hian Research.

  • GMT Research: Airasia is a new dog with old tricks Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 9:06 PM ET
    GMT Research: Airasia is a new dog with old tricks

    Robert Medd, partner at GMT Research, says AirAsia is using transactions with its associates in the Philippines and Indonesia to boost the parent's operating cash flow.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, June 18- A Malaysian naval vessel has located the hijacked tanker Orkim Harmony in Vietnamese waters and is trying to persuade the pirates onboard to surrender, promising them they will be unharmed, Malaysian maritime officials said on Thursday. Both the crew and the cargo are safe, and the navy is in the midst of negotiations with the robbers,...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, June 18- Malaysia's Chief of Navy Admiral Abdul Aziz Jaafar has said on his Twitter account that a Malaysian naval vessel has been shadowing the hijacked tanker Orkim Harmony and is trying to persuade the pirates aboard to surrender. Both the crew and the cargo on board is safe, and the navy is in the midst of negotiations with the robbers, officials...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, June 18- The small oil tanker that was hijacked off the southeast coast of Malaysia last week has been detected in Cambodian waters, according to local media reports on Thursday. State news agency Bernama, quoting Malaysia's Chief of Navy Admiral Abdul Aziz Jaafar, reported that the MT Orkim Harmony has been repainted and renamed.

  • Drop in AirAsia shares isn't justified: Maybank Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 9:20 PM ET
    Drop in AirAsia shares isn't justified: Maybank

    Mohshin Aziz, aviation analyst at Maybank Investment Bank, says there is nothing new in the negative research report issued by GMT Research.

  • JAKARTA, June 17- Singapore- listed palm giant Golden Agri-Resources has renewed its commitment to sustainability to address customer concerns after an international body accused one of its Indonesian subsidiaries of breaching land acquisition rules. Last month, a Golden Agri subsidiary was ordered by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil to halt buying...

  • Air France union says "not at war" with management Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015 | 2:29 AM ET

    PARIS, June 16- The trade union saying it represents 65 percent of Air France's pilots criticized its plan for new cost cuts and line closures but said it was "not at war" against the management, indicating no strike plans for now. Air France on Monday announced line closures and 80 million euros of new cost cuts as it accelerates its Perform 2020 restructuring plans...

  • PARIS, June 15- Air France announced line closures and 80 million euros of new cost cuts on Monday as it accelerates its Perform 2020 restructuring plans in the wake of another drop in its unit revenues. The carrier, part of Air France-KLM, said it would close four loss-making lines including Kuala Lumpur and three destinations in Europe, and reduce frequencies or...

  • PARIS, June 15- Air France announced line closures and 80 million euros of new cost cuts on Monday as it accelerates its Perform 2020 restructuring plans in the wake of another drop in its unit revenues. The carrier, part of Air France-KLM, said it would close four loss-making lines including Kuala Lumpur and three destinations in Europe, and reduce frequencies or...

  • *Number of ship attacks in Asia is rising- ReCAAP. KUALA LUMPUR/ SINGAPORE, June 15- A small oil tanker was hijacked off the southeast coast of Malaysia over the weekend in the second such incident in the same area this month, raising further concerns over piracy in Southeast Asia, maritime officials said on Monday. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency said the...