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  • Signage for 1Malaysia Development Bhd. (1MDB) is displayed at the site of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    The chief executive of a troubled, deeply indebted Malaysian investment fund strongly rejected accusations of a cover-up, Channel NewsAsia reported.

  • BENGALURU, Jan 14- Economic growth is losing momentum across emerging and developed economies as is inflation, with trouble in China now the biggest worry for 2016, according to the overwhelming majority of hundreds of economists polled by Reuters around the world. Elwin de Groot, senior market economist at Rabobank, warned that the world could no longer rely...

  • *Indonesia, Malaysia plan to use more palm oil to make biofuel. SINGAPORE, Jan 14- The world's top palm oil producers Indonesia and Malaysia may have to curb plans to channel more of the commodity into biodiesel as tumbling crude oil prices render the edible oil twice as expensive as its fossil fuel alternative. Indonesia expects to raise the minimum bio content of...

  • Asia investors face a week packed with rates, data Sunday, 10 Jan 2016 | 8:26 PM ET

    Investors are watching China's every move, as well as a string of interest rate decisions and data points due in the coming days.

  • Malaysia Airlines bans, then un-bans, checked bags Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM ET
    Malaysia Airlines bans, then un-bans, checked bags

    The trouble-ridden airline announced that baggage allowances are available again on all flights.

  • Malaysia Airlines bans, then un-bans, checked bags Tuesday, 5 Jan 2016 | 10:44 PM ET

    Trouble-ridden Malaysia Airlines left analysts puzzled after it banned checked baggage on Malaysia-to-Europe routes, before scrapping the ban Wednesday.

  • The $1.7 billion valuation Malaysia's troubled state investment fund put on a deal to sell property assets may be too high, the Financial Times reported.

  • AEC will benefit big economies, and small ones: StanChart

    Jeff Ng, Southeast Asia economist at Standard Chartered, details how the AEC will be a positive for larger economies such as Thailand and Malaysia, as well as smaller economies like Cambodia and Laos.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 31- Malaysia's 1 MDB will sell its controlling stake in a high-profile property project to a Malaysian-Chinese group for $1.7 billion, wrapping up major asset sales for a state fund whose troubles have roiled domestic politics. 1 MDB will sell its 60 percent stake in Bandar Malaysia- a major development project in Kuala Lumpur that will include...

  • Malaysia's 1MDB to sell property project stake for $1.7B Thursday, 31 Dec 2015 | 12:27 AM ET

    Malaysia's troubled state fund 1MDB said it would sell its 60 percent stake in a Kuala Lumpur development project for $1.7 billion.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 31- Malaysia's troubled state fund 1 MDB said on Thursday it had agreed to a $1.7 billion property deal with a Malaysian-Chinese group, wrapping up major asset sales to cut debt. 1 MDB will sell its 60 percent stake in Bandar Malaysia Berhad to Iskandar Waterfront Holdings and its partner, state-run China Railway Engineering Corp, for 7.41...

  • Making sense of Malaysia's turbulence in 2015 Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 7:33 PM ET
    Making sense of Malaysia's turbulence in 2015

    Wong Chen, member of parliament in Malaysia, says the 1MDB scandal had affected not only Malaysia's political landscape but has weighed on its economy as well.

  • Malaysia PM used $700M donation to win polls: WSJ Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 10:37 PM ET
    Signage for 1Malaysia Development Bhd. (1MDB) is displayed at the site of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Najib Razak said he used a $700M donation to help his party win elections, the WSJ reported, citing an unnamed cabinet minister.

  • No Asian recovery if dollar strengthens: Julius Baer Monday, 21 Dec 2015 | 8:15 PM ET
    No Asian recovery if dollar strengthens: Julius Baer

    Stability or even a dip in the dollar against euro and yen will help downtrodden Asian markets recover, says Mark Matthews, head of research at Bank Julius Baer.

  • $850M 1MDB payment sent to Virgin Island firm Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 3:34 AM ET

    Malaysia's 1MDB may have sent $850 million to an entity set up with a name resembling one owned by an Abu Dhabi sovereign-wealth fund, the WSJ reported.

  • The Fed hike will hit these two currencies Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 12:55 AM ET

    Currencies in Indonesia and Malaysia have already taken a beating this year, and U.S. interest rate increases are set to deal them another blow.

  • What's the outlook for rates in Philippines and Indonesia? Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 10:43 PM ET
    What's the outlook for rates in Philippines and Indonesia?

    Santitarn Sathirathai, head of SEA and India economics research at Credit Suisse, discusses when the BI and BSP might cut rates, because of low inflation outlooks.

  • The Fed awakened but markets went to sleep: Barclays Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 9:47 PM ET
    The Fed awakened but markets went to sleep: Barclays

    The dollar soared initially but then tapered off due to a more-hawkish-than-expected rate path, explains Mitul Kotecha, head of Asia FX and rates strategy at Barclays.

  • ASEAN air safety regulator may still be decades away Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 1:46 AM ET

    BANGKOK/ JAKARTA, Dec 16- It could take Southeast Asia, one of the fastest growing air travel markets, two decades to set up a regulatory body to oversee safety in an industry blighted by disasters in recent years, say national regulators and airline executives. The need for tougher regulations gained urgency following this month's report by Indonesia's...

  • Malaysia seeking owners of three abandoned planes Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Malaysia seeking owners of three abandoned planes

    The airport warns the 'untraceable' owners about fees for landing and parking the planes.