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Business 07 Oct 2013 | 2:08 PM

Asian shares, dollar, oil dip as US shutdown drags on

TOKYO: Asian shares, oil prices and the dollar came under pressure on Monday as politicians in Washington showed no signs of making progress to resolve the U.S. budget standoff, while safe-haven gold inched higher.

Economy 07 Oct 2013 | 10:41 AM

Stakes rising over Washington gridlock

The world is watching Washington's showdown over the federal budget and debt ceiling with the same feelings of horror, disbelief and ghoulish fascination that a slow-motion car crash produces.

Economy 07 Oct 2013 | 10:26 AM

House speaker says US on path to default

Republican House Speaker John Boehner vowed on Sunday not to raise the US debt ceiling without a "serious conversation" about what is driving the debt, while Democrats said it was irresponsible and reckless to raise the possibility of a US default.

Nation 07 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

A heated affair over the CPA

AMENDMENTS to the Crime Prevention Act (CPA) to tackle organised crime took centrestage at Dewan Rakyat last week, with strident calls by Opposition lawmakers for the withdrawal of the proposed Bill before its second reading.

Business 07 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Stocks to see more volatility this week

NEW YORK: US stocks are likely to face another week of rising turbulence as efforts to settle the budget dispute in Washington drag on, leaving investors worried about the more critical issue of raising the US debt ceiling. The budget impasse has led to a partial US government shutdown for the past several days, already longer than many investors had expected.

Community 06 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Talk on early metal age at museum

KUCHING: The public are invited to a heritage talk on “Early Central Borneo: Investigating the Early Metal Age of the Kelabit Highlands” by Professor Dr Lindsay Lloyd-Smith.

Business 05 Oct 2013 | 10:54 PM

Obama expects Congress will raise debt ceiling before deadline

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama said he does not expect to have to take any unusual steps to prevent the United States from defaulting on its debt because he believes Congress will raise the debt ceiling before a looming Oct. 17 deadline.

Business 05 Oct 2013 | 10:35 PM

Washington deadlocked as partial shutdown enters fifth day

WASHINGTON: Washington entered the fifth day of a partial government shutdown on Saturday with no end in sight even as another, more serious conflict over raising the nation's borrowing authority started heating up.

Business 05 Oct 2013 | 10:26 PM

Wall St Week Ahead-Stocks to see more volatility from shutdown

NEW YORK: U.S. stocks are likely to face another week of rising turbulence as efforts to settle the budget dispute in Washington drag on, leaving investors worried about the more critical issue of raising the U.S. debt ceiling.

Business 05 Oct 2013 | 6:58 AM

US debt row keeps dollar near eight-month low

LONDON: The government shutdown and impending debt deadline in the United States kept the dollar near an eight-month low despite signs of a fight back on Friday and drove world shares towards a second week of losses