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29 Aug 2018 | 6:06 PM

Jho Low under DoJ probe for alleged embezzlement of US$4.5b from 1MDB fund

US probing Whether Malaysian fugitive laundered funds to pay Chris Christie and Trump lawyer

Jho Low, the Malaysian businessman, has been described in U.S. court filings as playing a central role in the alleged embezzlement of $4.5 billion from a Malaysian fund called 1Malaysia Development Bhd.
1 Aug 2018 | 12:28 PM

Malaysia suspects Chinese cash paid troubled 1MDB’s debt

Officials believe US$700mil from Beijing, intended for megaprojects, was diverted to aid 1MDB

3 Jul 2018 | 11:22 AM

Sapura Energy to ride on higher oil prices with IPO

Listing of exploration and production unit to capitalise on surge in crude oil prices

23 Mar 2018 | 7:22 AM

The savviest tech investor you’ve never heard of selling down Tencent

Move by little-known Naspers to sell 2% of Chinese giant set to land it about US$10b

22 Mar 2018 | 7:51 AM

Penang-born Broadcom's Tan highest paid among S&P 500 firms

Median CEO pay hit record of nearly US$12m in 2017. Most S&P 500 chiefs got raises of 10% or more and median pay rose to US$11.6 million, as stock awards swelled

From left, Broadcom’s CEO Tan Hock Eng, IBM’s Virginia Rometty and Tesla’s Elon Musk. Chiefs at industrial and technology companies led the list of high-paid CEOs.
22 Mar 2018 | 7:40 AM

China to target Trump’s base in tariff response

Beijing prepares to deliver pain to President Trump’s support base, including with tariffs targeting agricultural exports

Soybean harvest in Illinois last September; China imports a substantial portion of the U.S. crop. PHOTO: DANIEL ACKER/BLOOMBERG NEWS
21 Mar 2018 | 8:59 AM

Glencore doubles down on coal with US$1.7bil Australian investment

Purchase of assets from Rio Tinto is latest bet that Southeast Asia will continue to rely on the commodity

Glencore’s Mount Owen Complex coal operations in Australia. The company added to its coal assets in the country on Tuesday. PHOTO: BRENDON THORNE/BLOOMBERG NEWS
21 Mar 2018 | 8:36 AM

Facebook’s lax data policies led to Cambridge Analytica crisis

Social-media giant’s loose policing of app developers went on for years

20 Mar 2018 | 10:55 AM

Aramco scales back IPO plan, eyes Saudi only listing

Higher price of oil has diminished push for large international public offering

A view of Saudi Aramco's Manifa facility, Saudi Arabia. The state-oil company is looking at going public on a domestic exchange. Photo: Saudi Aramco handout/REUTERS
20 Mar 2018 | 10:45 AM

Top policy makers urge US to resist protectionism

Germany’s Scholz hopeful G-20 can work out trade differences