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China signals more stimulus as economic slowdown deepens

BEIJING: China on Tuesday signalled more stimulus measures in the near term as a tariff war with the United States took a heavy toll on its trade sector and raised the risk of a sharper economic slowdown.

Premier Li Keqiang said China achieved its key 2018 economic targets, which were "hard-won", and seeks a strong start in the first quarter to help meet this year's goals

What next for PM May after Brexit defeat?

KUALA LUMPUR: The UK government’s defeat over its proposed Brexit deal has thrown the country into yet more political uncertainty, AmInvestment Research said.

Chief economist Anthony Dass cautioned there is a strong risk of failing into a “short-term recession” with the GDP contracting between one and two percentage points and larger if there is a stronger impact on supply chain disruptions and general panic.