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  • KUALA LUMPUR- Malaysia central bank announces interest rate decision- 1000 GMT. TBILISI- National Bank of Georgia holds monetary policy committee meeting. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland interest rate decision- 0930 GMT.

  • Here are the Asean markets you should be investing in

    Malaysia and Thailand are attractive economies but avoid the Philippines for now, says David Riedel, president of Riedel Research Group.

  • *Plans aggressive expansion of lubricants business in Europe. MILAN, Sept 6- Malaysia's state-owned oil and gas company Petronas is on track to get its $27 billion refining and petrochemical complex in the south of the country up and running in 2019, the head of the group's downstream operations told Reuters. Petronas has earmarked heavy spending cuts to...

  • *Malaysian Palm Oil Board data due Sept. 13, after 0430 GMT. Falling stockpiles at the world's No.2 palm oil producer after Indonesia could buoy benchmark prices of the tropical oil, which are currently near a three-week high of 2,662 ringgit per tonne amid near-term supply worries and firm demand. That would be the lowest since stocks hit 1.48 million tonnes in...

  • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 KRYNICA ZDROJ, Poland- 26th Economic Forum 2016. MANILA- Euromoney's Philippines Investment Forum 2016. Bank of Philippines Governor Amando Tetangco to attend. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting.

  • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 HANGZHOU, China- B20 Summit in Hangzhou. MANILA- Euromoney's Philippines Investment Forum 2016. Bank of Philippines Governor Amando Tetangco to attend. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting.

  • TOKYO, Sept 2- Japan has asked the European Aviation Safety Agency to ensure a problem with Rolls-Royce engines powering Boeing 787 Dreamliners does not repeat to cause flight disruptions or affect safety. Japan's Ministry of Land Infrastructure Transport and Tourism said on Friday it issued the request after ANA Holdings, Japan's biggest carrier, canceled...

  • U.S. President Barack Obama (L) listens as Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (R) speaks during a joint press conference at the prime minister's residence in Putrajaya, near Kuala Lumpur on April 27, 2014.

    A U.S. investigation into assets allegedly looted from a Malaysia state fund has raised the heat on Najib, but may not dent the two countries' ties.

  • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 HANGZHOU, China- B20 Summit in Hangzhou. MANILA- Euromoney's Philippines Investment Forum 2016. Bank of Philippines Governor Amando Tetangco to attend. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting.

  • Malaysia's PM Najib mentioned in DOJ probe

    A senior government minister says the 'Malaysian Official 1' mentioned 36 times in the lawsuit is Najib Razak.

  • Zika virus spreading in Southeast Asia

    Officials say the total number of cases in the city-state has risen to 115.

  • “Malaysian official 1” named in the U.S. lawsuit to recover 1MDB's allegedly stolen assets is Prime Minister Najib, a senior government official said.

  • SEATTLE, Aug 31- ANA Holdings Inc, Japan's largest airline, said on Wednesday it will modify all 100 Rolls-Royce engines on its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners following three engine failures this year caused by corrosion and cracking of turbine blades. In response to questions from Reuters, ANA, the world's largest 787 operator, said all 100 engines on its 50 787 s...

  • Pest control workers fumigate the drainage at a Macpherson housing estate in Singapore on August 31, 2016.

    Malaysia confirmed Thursday its first Zika case was a woman who had traveled to Singapore, while the city-state reported that the total cases had risen to 115.

  • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 HANGZHOU, China- B20 Summit in Hangzhou. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 MANILA- Euromoney's Philippines Investment Forum 2016. Bank of Philippines Governor Amando Tetangco to attend. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting.

  • SEATTLE, Aug 31- ANA Holdings Inc, Japan's largest airline, said on Wednesday it will replace all 100 Rolls-Royce engines on its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners following three engine failures this year caused by corrosion and cracking of turbine blades. "We are working very closely with ANA," Rolls spokesman Richard Wray said in an email. ANA said the first engine...

  • SEATTLE, Aug 31- ANA Holdings Inc, Japan's largest airline, said on Wednesday it will replace all 100 Rolls-Royce engines on its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners following three engine failures this year caused by corrosion and cracking of turbine blades. "We are working very closely with ANA," Rolls spokesman Richard Wray said in an email. ANA said the first engine...

  • 1MDB Scandal

    Malaysia is still a developing country, and the incumbent government has sufficient resources to appease voters, says NTU's Oh Ei Sun.

  • AirAsia (Please do not upload for now)

    Maybank Investment Bank's Mohshin Aziz says because Malaysian airlines have consolidated and cut capacity, it's easier for AirAsia to fill up seats.

  • A carnival for Indonesia's 71th Independence Day, in Aceh, Indonesia on August 18, 2016.

    With much of the global bond market posting negative yields, Asian fixed income still offers solid returns, said Pinebridge.