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Russia's Uralkali forms potash trading JV with Malaysia
Reuters | 4:15PM Dec 9, 2013
Russia’s Uralkali, the world’s largest potash producer, is to create a joint venture for potash distribution with Malaysia, the company says today.
Singapore hit by rare outbreak of rioting
Reuters | 7:59AM Dec 9, 2013
A crowd of about 400 sets fire to vehicles and clashes with police in Little India late yesterday after a bus accident kills a foreigner.
South Africa mourns Mandela, will bury him on Dec 15
Reuters | 2:30PM Dec 7, 2013
South Africans united in mourning for Nelson Mandela, but some fretted that the his death would leave the nation vulnerable again to racial tensions.
Shares of Tenaga Nasional jump on electricity tariff hike
Reuters | 12:28PM Dec 3, 2013
Tenaga’s stock jumped at the opening in Kuala Lumpur, briefly rising as much as 27 percent before settling back at RM11.22, up 13.5pct.
Singapore buys two new submarines
Reuters | 12:17PM Dec 3, 2013
The Defence Ministry says that it inked a deal with German firm Thyssenkrupp Marine System to buy two Type 218SG vessels.
'Singapore cops not involved in UK match-fixing case'
Reuters | 4:15PM Nov 29, 2013
The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) named the men charged yesterday as Chann Sankaran, 33,and Krishna Sanjey Ganeshan, 43.
Malaysia summons Singapore envoy over spying reports
Reuters | 6:01PM Nov 26, 2013
'If those allegations are eventually proven, it is certainly a serious matter that Malaysia strongly rejects and abhors, says Anifah Aman.
UN official says Malaysia should reverse 'Allah' ban
Reuters | 7:49PM Nov 25, 2013
'Freedom of religion or belief are human rights, not a right of the state,' says the UN special rapporteur on freedom of religion.
Indonesia's ties with Australia freeze over phone tapping
Reuters | 3:18PM Nov 20, 2013
The decision, announced by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in a television address, follows increasingly tense relations between the neighbours.
Sumatra volcano erupts for third time in three months
Reuters | 6:48PM Nov 4, 2013
Mount Sinabung spews a 7km column of ash into the air yesterday, prompting authorities to impose a 3km evacuation radius.
S'pore Straits Times website down after hacker threat
Reuters | 4:47PM Nov 4, 2013
This comes a day after hackers defaced websites belonging to Australian businesses and Philippine gov't agencies.
Iskandar Waterfront delays IPO on gov't property steps
Reuters | 3:56PM Nov 4, 2013
The firm, tasked with developing a metropolis in Johor state that neighbours Singapore, had previously deferred the listing to early 2014.
PM says fighter jet decision may take longer
Reuters | 10:02AM Nov 1, 2013
Decision over which fighter jet will replace its 18 MIG-29s might be delayed as the country focuses on cutting its deficit, says PM.
Saudi blogger Kashgari freed from jail after 20 months
Reuters | 5:43PM Oct 29, 2013
Hamza Kashgari fled Saudi Arabia for Malaysia in February last year after his tweets enraged some conservative Muslims.
Westports jumps 8pct in market debut
Reuters | 11:03AM Oct 18, 2013
Shares of Westports Holdings Bhd opened at RM2.70 today, 8 percent above their IPO price of RM2.50.
US gov't employees ordered back to work today
Reuters | 1:54PM Oct 17, 2013
The White House moved quickly early today to get the United States government back up and running after a 16-day shutdown.
Malaysian among 49 killed in Lao Airlines crash
Reuters | 12:50PM Oct 17, 2013
Bad weather is being blamed for the crash of a Lao Airlines plane which plunged into the Mekong river in Laos killing all 49 on board.
Perak FA clear squad of fixing, police still investigate
Reuters | 8:03PM Oct 12, 2013
Perak FA has lifted the suspension on their squad over match-fixing suspicions during the northern state's Malaysia Cup exit.
Singapore diplomat bitten by graft charges over pineapple tarts
Reuters | 6:28PM Oct 10, 2013
First it was sex, then casinos. Now, a Singapore diplomat has been charged with inflating the number of pineapple tarts and bottles of wine carried on official visits in the latest corruption case to hit the squeaky clean city-state.
Asean agrees to adopt haze monitoring system
Reuters | 3:46PM Oct 9, 2013
Thick haze, mostly from land-clearing fires in Indonesia, blanketed Singapore and swathes of neighbouring Malaysia earlier this year.
TPPA to be sealed by year-end, says US official
Reuters | 1:58PM Oct 8, 2013
The United States maintained it hopes to seal an ambitious trade pact on schedule by year-end despite resistance in some countries.
Don't rush through TPPA, US firms urge Washington
Reuters | 12:32PM Oct 7, 2013
The ambitious agreement would encompass 800 million people, about a third of world trade and nearly 40 percent of the global economy.
Vietnam's military mastermind Vo Nguyen Giap dies at 102
Reuters | 10:40PM Oct 4, 2013
General Vo Nguyen Giap, architect of Vietnam’s military victories over France and the United States, died today, aged 102, family members said.
US gov't shutdown to start after budget talks fail
Reuters | 12:15PM Oct 1, 2013
The US federal gov't was due to start partially shutting down today after lawmakers failed to compromise on an emergency spending bill.
Perak football squad suspended after match-fixing suspicions
Reuters | 4:43PM Sep 24, 2013
Players and officials of a Malaysian state soccer team have been slapped with a two-week suspension while an investigation takes place into possible corruption, according to a local media report.
Malaysia launches US$100mil clean energy fund
Reuters | 9:51AM Sep 24, 2013
PM Najib Abdul Razak announces the launch of the fund yesterday at a meeting of sustainable development experts in San Francisco.
AirAsia X agrees to form Thai joint venture
Reuters | 9:56AM Sep 19, 2013
Thai AirAsia X submitted an application for an air operator’s licence on June 20 and expected approval to be granted by the end of this month.
Shares in Genting drop on possibility of gaming tax hike
Reuters | 4:28PM Sep 18, 2013
Shares in Genting were trading 2.66 percent lower at 0700GMT, while Genting Malaysia shares were down 4.82 percent.
Delhi gang rape attackers to hang
Reuters | 5:25PM Sep 13, 2013
The Delhi court delivers the death sentence upon four men convicted of gang raping a 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist on a bus.
Bank Negara rejects BIMB's sukuk proposal
Reuters | 3:46PM Sep 2, 2013
The central bank has rejected plans by BIMB Holdings to issue an Islamic bond and raise US$884 million it needs to gain full control of Bank Islam.
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