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AseanPlus News 07 Dec 2016 | 4:49 AM

Dozens more cases revealed of students forced to give nude selfies to get loans

BEIJING: Details have been revealed of more than a hundred more cases of young women college students in China who were forced hand over naked selfies to ensure they would pay money back to loan sharks.

Nation 27 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

More economic challenges ahead

Moody’s has warned that although Malaysia’s budget deficit is expected to contain at 3.1% to 3.2%, its debts against gross domestic product (GDP) is seen as exceeding the “danger limit” of 55% this year.

World 18 Mar 2015 | 7:05 PM

France steps up monitoring of cash payments to fight 'low-cost terrorism'

PARIS (Reuters) - France will step up monitoring of cash payments, withdrawals and small bank accounts to better fight against the financing of terrorism, Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Wednesday.

AseanPlus News 22 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM

Stricter rules for moneylenders

LICENSED moneylenders face the prospects of tighter lending rules from late next year.

World 30 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Insight - Peru's emerging consumer: Whoppers, alpacas at 10,000 feet

HUANCAYO, Peru (Reuters) - Between babies in blankets tied onto women's backs and boys in chullos, the traditional Andean stocking hat with earflaps, Joel Reyna and his girlfriend strode up to the glowing orange sign of one of the world's highest Burger Kings and did what was once unthinkable in Huancayo: they ordered a Whopper Jr.

Nation 26 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Proton car dealers seek clarification

PETALING JAYA: Proton car dealers have welcomed Bank Negara Malaysia’s efforts to meet with banks to clarify its new guidelines for borrowers.

Community 08 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Don’t blame it on translations

IT seems that it is not just students or fresh graduates who have poor command of English. Those tasked with the defence of our country are no better.

World 12 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Wall St bill could face further delay in Senate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The biggest rewrite of U.S. financial rules since the 1930s could face further delay in Congress, a congressional aide suggested on Monday, as backers had yet to secure votes needed to clear a final hurdle.

World 11 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

No margin for error in Wall St bill's final test

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats will have little margin for error this week as they push for final U.S. congressional approval of the most comprehensive rewrite of financial rules since the Great Depression.