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Fintan Ng


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China prefers bilateral deals for BRI

20 July 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Asean members will have to approach negotiations with China over its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) on a country-to-country basis versus as a group.

Exports boost for economy

18 July 2017

PETALING JAYA: Asean economies’ growth has so far been driven by exports recovery, with domestic demand factors including private consumption still patchy

Sustainable growth seen for Singapore: economists

17 July 2017

PETALING JAYA: The outlook for Singapore’s economy is picking up after the island-state narrowly avoided a recession with a 0.4% growth for the second quarter ended June 30 quarter compared to the first quarter’s 1.3% contraction.

Will Bank Negara hike interest rates?

5 July 2017

THERE is a view emerging out there that Bank Negara Malaysia will have to raise the benchmark overnight policy rate (OPR) by the end of the year or early next year.

Power play for Bina Puri

19 June 2017

PETALING JAYA: Construction and property firm Bina Puri Holdings Bhd will be listing its Indonesian power business PT Megapower Makmur Tbk on the Indonesia Stock Exchange on July 5 after a delay of almost a year

FGV's Zakaria says he disagreed with several investments

6 June 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) group president/chief executive officer Datuk Zakaria Arshad, who is fighting against his leave of absence from the plantation company, has revealed that he did not agree to a number of investments that the company had planned for.

Malaysia's economy expands faster at 5.6% in Q1

19 May 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's economy grew at a faster pace of 5.6% in the first quarter ended March 31, 2017, exceeding the consensus of a 4.8% growth, powered by the manufacturing and services sectors.

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