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  1. August 26, 2011

    Shopping takes a lead at London Olympics

    The bridge that paves the way to the “Shopping Olympics” spans a part of east London that is becoming increasingly divided....

  2. August 14, 2009

    SingTel bolstered by Asian partners

    Singapore Telecommunications, south-east Asia's largest telecoms group, reported yesterday that earnings rose 7.7 per cent...

  1. August 5, 2009

    Reform setback for Malaysia PM

    Najib Razak, Malaysian prime minister, has suffered a blow to his reputation as a reformer after a violent reaction to an...

  2. July 17, 2009

    Anwar trial poses problem for Najib

    The sodomy trial of Anwar Ibrahim, the Malaysian opposition leader, which started with preliminary proceedings this week,...

  3. June 23, 2009

    ST Telemedia eyes Eircom bid

    ST Telemedia yesterday said it was considering a bid for Eircom, the Irish telecoms group, in what would be its first...

  4. May 29, 2009

    Malaysia economy to shrink 5%

    Malaysia's economy is likely to contract by up to 5 per cent this year, which would mark the country's worst recession...

  5. May 26, 2009

    Singapore warms to economic zone proposal

    Malaysia appears to have won support from Singapore for its plan to build a huge economic zone near the city-state that...

  6. May 22, 2009

    Singapore takes cheer from data

    Singapore, one of the Asian nations hardest hit by the financial crisis, suggested yesterday that it might be over the...

  7. May 22, 2009

    Singapore posts record Q1 fall

    Singapore suggested yesterday that it might be over the worst of its slump in spite of reporting a record 10.1 per cent...

  8. April 28, 2009

    Malaysia to relax investment curbs

    Malaysia yesterday unveiled measures to liberalise investment in its financial sector, but stopped short of raising the cap...

  9. March 7, 2009

    Exports plunge

    Malaysia reported its sharpest monthly export fall in at least 28 years for January, writes John Burton in Singapore ....

  10. February 25, 2009

    Singaporeans understand the perils of an open economy

    From Mr Chen Hwai Liang. Sir, John Burton (“Crisis spoils Singapore celebrations”, February 12) claimed an undercurrent of...

  11. January 19, 2009

    Poll loss weakens Malaysia coalition

    Victory for the opposition in a crucial by-election has delivered a serious setback to Malaysia's National Front...

  12. December 19, 2008

    Focus on MAS

    The collapse of the merger talks between BA and Qantas is likely to renew the focus on a possible strategic partnership...

  13. December 19, 2008

    Attention switches to Malaysia

    The collapse of the BA-Qantas merger talks is likely to renew the focus on a possible strategic partnership between Qantas...

  14. November 26, 2008

    Court fines WSJ for contempt

    The Asian Wall Street Journal was fined S$25,000 ($16,500, €13,000, £11,000) yesterday by Singapore for contempt of court....

  15. November 26, 2008

    Singapore leaders face salary cut

    Singapore is to cut the salaries of Lee Hsien Loong, prime minister, and senior government officials next year by up to 19...

  16. October 9, 2008

    Malaysian premier to quit in March

    Abdullah Badawi said yesterday he would step down as Malaysian prime minister in March, clearing the way for Najib Razak,...

  17. October 9, 2008

    Malaysian premier to quit in March

    Abdullah Badawi said yesterday he would step down as Malaysian prime minister in March, clearing the way for Najib Razak,...

  18. August 17, 2008

    Singapore property set for a fall

    Singapore has taken on the appearance of a vast building site. Old apartment blocks are being torn down to make way for...

  19. July 11, 2008

    Abdullah to hand on power in 2010

    Abdullah Badawi, the Malaysian prime minister, yesterday ended speculation about his future when he said he would hand over...

  20. July 11, 2008

    Abdullah to hand on power in 2010

    Abdullah Badawi, the Malaysian prime minister, yesterday ended speculation about his future when he said he would hand over...

  21. July 1, 2008

    Anwar leaves embassy refuge

    Anwar Ibrahim, the Malaysian opposition leader, yesterday agreed to leave his temporary refuge at the Turkish embassy in...

  22. June 19, 2008

    Campaign to topple Abdullah

    A small Malaysian party has fired the opening shot in a campaign to topple the government of Abdullah Badawi by saying it...

  23. June 14, 2008

    Abdullah agrees handover timing

    Abdullah Badawi, the Malaysian prime minister, yesterday said he had reached agreement with his deputy over the timing of a...

  24. May 29, 2008

    Malaysia economy grows by 7%

    Malaysia yesterday said its economy posted an unexpectedly strong growth rate of 7.1 per cent in the January-March period...

  25. April 24, 2008

    Malaysian reform plans at risk

    Abdullah Badawi, the Malaysian prime minister, has announced key reforms. These would grant independence to a body...

  26. March 24, 2008

    Party challenge to Malaysia leader

    A grandee of Malaysia's ruling party has launched a challenge to Abdullah Badawi's leadership of the United Malays National...

  27. March 19, 2008

    Malaysia PM reshapes cabinet

    Abdullah Badawi, the prime minister of Malaysia, announced a big shake-up in his cabinet yesterday as he sought to shore up...

  28. March 19, 2008

    Malaysia PM reshapes cabinet

    Abdullah Badawi, the prime minister of Malaysia, announced a big shake-up in his cabinet yesterday as he sought to shore up...

  29. March 4, 2008

    RHB Capital stake sale

    Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank expects to conclude a deal in the next month to buy 25 per cent of RHB Capital, Malaysia's...

  30. February 18, 2008

    DBS in S$400m writedowns

    DBS, south-east Asia's largest bank, said on Friday it had taken writedowns of nearly S$400m (US$283m) as it reported an 18...

  31. November 30, 2007

    Singapore names finance minister

    Tharman Shanmugaratnam, a former central banker, was yesterday appointed as Singapore's new finance minister, replacing Lee...

  32. November 21, 2007

    Proton ends talks with VW and GM

    Proton, the Malaysian carmaker, said yesterday it had ended partnership talks with Volkswagen and General Motors, raising...

  33. November 20, 2007

    Singapore GDP

    Singapore's economy posted an 8.9 per cent growth rate in the July-September period from a year ago, its strongest in 18...

  34. November 18, 2007

    Attention moves to Temasek stake plans

    One of the most popular guessing games among dealmakers in Asia is what Temasek, the Singaporean state investment agency,...

  35. FT Alphaville

    November 9, 2007

    Hollywood studio buys games developer

    Warner Brothers embarked on an aggressive expansion into the video games industry with the acquisition of TT Games, the UK...

  36. October 19, 2007

    Temasek launches power group sale

    Temasek Holdings, the Singapore state investment company, yesterday launched what is expected to be one of its biggest...

  37. October 9, 2007

    Singapore rigorous over money laundering

    From Ms Angelina Fernandez Sir, In "Singapore's secrecy imperils EU pact" (October 3), John Burton said it was suspected...

  38. September 27, 2007

    Malaysian lawyers claim judicial bias

    More than 800 Malaysian lawyers protested yesterday against what they claim was a biased judiciary a day after the...

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