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Malaysia's Mahathir says no timetable for handing over power

May 9, 2019

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad defended his government's record on the anniversary of its election victory and reiterated he will hand over power to Anwar Ibrahim though he wasn't clear on when

Singapore reportedly criminalizes publication of fake news

May 9, 2019

Singapore passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the removal of such content, report says

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years

May 7, 2019

Malaysian central bank cuts key interest rate to counter weaker growth

Boeing 737 Max 8 woes crimp Asian airlines' growth plans

May 7, 2019

Boeing 737 Max 8 woes crimp Asian airlines' growth plans

Axiata, Telenor in merger talks to create telecoms giant

May 6, 2019

Malaysia's Axiata Group Berhad says it is in talks with Norway's Telenor ASA to merge their Asian operations to create one of the world's top telecommunications giant with some 300 million customers in nine countries

Global shares edge higher ahead of US jobs data

May 3, 2019

Global markets see modest gains as traders await US jobs data

Asian markets mixed following losses on Wall Street

May 3, 2019

Asian markets mixed after losses on Wall Street, doubts surrounding China-US deal

World stocks waver as Fed steers clear of signaling rate cut

May 2, 2019

World stocks waver as Fed keeps rates intact, no cut planned despite low inflation

Asian stocks mixed as Fed steers clear of signaling rate cut

May 2, 2019

Asian stocks mixed as Fed keeps rates intact, no cut planned despite low inflation

Malaysia destroys 4 tons of ivory tusks, products

Apr 30, 2019

Malaysia has destroyed nearly four tons of elephant tusks and ivory products estimated to be worth 13.26 million ringgit ($3.2 million) as part of its fight against the illegal ivory trade