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Letters 02 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

Towards holistic growth

From WALTER SANDOSAM of Kuala Lumpur.

Nation 24 Feb 2016 | 12:00 AM

Fitch affirms A-rating

KUALA LUMPUR : In a sign of confidence for Malaysia’s capital markets, Fitch Ratings has affirmed its “stable” outlook for the country with an “A-”rating.

Corporate News 23 Feb 2016 | 9:52 AM

Fitch affirms Malaysia’s currency ratings with stable outlooks

KUALA LUMPUR: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Malaysia's long-term foreign- and local-currency issuer default ratings (IDRs) at 'A-' and 'A' respectively with Stable Outlooks

World 14 Oct 2015 | 10:05 PM

German refugee policy row raises political heat on Merkel

BERLIN (Reuters) - A fall in support and a government row over the refugee crisis raised the heat on German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday, forcing allies to defend the integrity of her coalition.

World 31 Jul 2015 | 9:30 AM

Obama urges supporters to lobby for Iran deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday told groups that support the Iran nuclear deal to make their voices heard to Congress to counter the millions of dollars in lobbying by those who want to derail the agreement.

World 04 Mar 2015 | 8:30 AM

Israel's Netanyahu draws rebuke from Obama over Iran speech to Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the United States on Tuesday that it was negotiating a bad deal with Iran that could spark a "nuclear nightmare," drawing a rebuke from President Barack Obama and exposing a deepening U.S.-Israeli rift.

Business 16 Oct 2014 | 6:33 AM

AbbVie cools on US$55 bil Shire deal after US tax changes

LONDON: U.S. pharmaceutical company AbbVie ABBV.N said it was reconsidering its US$55 billion (34.36 billion pounds) takeover of Shire SHP.L in the wake of U.S. government moves to curb deals designed to cut taxes, wiping as much as $13 billion off the London-listed firm's stock price.

On The Beat 06 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM

No cause for paranoia

The majority of Christians, whether in the peninsula or in Sabah and Sarawak, are just peace-loving people like all other Malaysians.

Business 10 Apr 2014 | 8:35 AM

Palm oil/Vegoils: Market factors to watch April 10 (Thursday)

KUALA LUMPUR: The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets on Thursday.

World 16 Mar 2014 | 10:55 PM

Swords of Damocles threaten French comeback for Sarkozy

PARIS (Reuters) - "'Affaires'? They're picking up again," joked President Francois Hollande to reporters last week in a pun on the French word for both business activities and political scandals.