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      Malaysia grabs Singapore’s industrial overspill

      Iskandar, a Malaysian development zone across the Johor Strait from Singapore, has for many become a cautionary tale...

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    1. 11 hours ago

      Malaysia’s Najib Razak removes deputy amid 1MDB scandal

      Malaysia’s prime minister Najib Razak has strengthened his grip on power by removing one of his most prominent critics...

    2. July 26, 2015

      Chinese tourists spurn SE Asia holidays

      Key Southeast Asian markets have seen a marked drop in Chinese tourists, a growth sector across much of the globe, as...

    3. July 24, 2015

      UK premier faces criticism over Malaysia visit during scandal

      Politicians in Malaysia have criticised David Cameron for his decision to visit the country in the midst of a national...

    4. July 22, 2015

      Singapore freezes accounts linked to 1MDB probe

      Singapore has frozen two bank accounts in connection with investigations into 1MDB, Malaysia’s troubled state fund. The...

    5. July 17, 2015

      Diplomatic fight breaks out on MH17 plane anniversary

      A diplomatic tussle over how to prosecute those behind the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine broke out as...

    6. July 15, 2015

      New business eludes Goldman Sachs in Malaysia amid 1MDB furore

      Goldman Sachs has been failing to win new business in Malaysia as a furore continues to rage around huge debts racked...

    7. July 12, 2015

      The week: July 13

      ● Partners in UK-based private equity groups will face higher tax bills after the government announced it would close a...

    8. July 10, 2015

      Clamour over 1Malaysia Development Berhad falls on deaf ears

      Malaysia is gripped by the biggest financial scandal in its modern history — although you might not know it from the...

    9. July 9, 2015

      Najib Razak’s links to Malaysia fund need transparency

      Ever since Malaysia gained its independence from Britain in 1957, the country has been ruled without interruption by...

    10. July 8, 2015

      Malaysia: well grounded

      Allegations of dirty money flows involving a government development fund have plagued the government of Najib Razak,...

    11. July 8, 2015

      Investigators raid Malaysia fund after misappropriation claims

      Malaysian investigators have raided the offices of the state investment fund at the heart of an alleged...

    12. FT Photo Diary

      July 8, 2015

      Rohingya Refugees

      Rohingya men push a fishing boat to shore in Shamlapur, Bangladesh. In the past months thousands of Rohingya have...

    13. July 6, 2015

      Malaysia currency hits 16-year low amid political crisis

      Malaysia’s currency hit a 16-year low as a crisis over alleged misappropriation of vast sums from a state development...

    14. July 5, 2015

      Malaysia’s Najib Razak fights for political life amid 1MDB claims

      Malaysia’s prime minister Najib Razak faces a struggle for survival amid growing fallout from allegations that hundreds...

    15. July 3, 2015

      Malaysia’s PM denies receiving $681m from troubled fund

      Malaysia’s prime minister was battling on Friday with the most damaging allegations yet in a financial scandal that has...

    16. July 3, 2015

      Jakarta warns AirAsia affiliate over negative equity

      The Indonesian affiliate of AirAsia, the low-cost carrier, has four weeks to raise new equity or risk withdrawal of its...

    17. June 28, 2015

      AirAsia CEO pledges to prove airline’s critics wrong

      A catastrophic crash at his Indonesian airline, the relegation of his English football team, an embarrassing exit from...

    18. June 17, 2015

      Global cotton futures contract clears hurdle

      Intercontinental Exchange moved a step closer to listing a new cotton futures contract linked to delivery points around...

    19. June 15, 2015

      Colt Defense targets quick exit from bankruptcy

      Going bust selling guns in America takes some doing. For Colt Defense, which made Wyatt Earp’s peacemaker, the process...

    20. June 12, 2015

      Singapore urges closer Asean markets integration

      Stock markets in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand should develop linked up post-trade systems to speed integration of...

    21. June 12, 2015

      Southeast Asia’s economic surge lures Bangladeshis to sea

      Mansura Begum has not seen her brother since he disappeared two years ago from the ragged settlement where she lives on...

    22. June 10, 2015

      Emerging markets: Trading blow

      It was only five years ago, but it feels like a different era. Roger Agnelli, the then chief executive of Vale, the...

    23. June 8, 2015

      Southeast Asia sees the rise of the hijabster

      They’re young. They’re hip. They wear the hijab. And multinationals like Unilever, Procter & Gamble and L’Oréal have...

    24. June 4, 2015

      Real estate and China dominate FDI flows

      Despite a slowdown in emerging markets and a commensurate decline in foreign direct investment flows across many...

    25. June 2, 2015

      Asia’s boat people: Nowhere is home

      Ziaur Rahman has history in four countries but a secure home in none. The 23-year-old from the Rohingya ethnic group...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      June 2, 2015

      Ball games

      Vietnam’s Tran Tuan Quynh in action during the Malaysia v Vietnam Men’s Singles match in Singapore ...

    27. May 31, 2015

      Cooler heads are needed in the South China Sea

      In the past 18 months, China has been enthusiastically dredging sand from the bottom of the South China Sea and...

    28. May 31, 2015

      China defends island-building in disputed waters

      China has vigorously defended its effort to dredge new islands in the South China Sea, saying that features such as...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      May 29, 2015

      Harbor of an IDP camp in Sittwe

      In the harbor at IDP camps, begins the dangerous journey at the Andaman sea for many of the boat refugees, in Sittwe,...

    30. May 29, 2015

      Myanmar hits back over SE Asia migrant crisis criticism

      Myanmar condemned “finger pointing” over Southeast Asia’s migrant exodus on Friday, as an international meeting laid...

    31. beyondbrics

      May 28, 2015

      Why are EM forex reserves in a sustained decline?

      Emerging market (EM) official foreign exchange (FX) reserves have been falling steadily by an average of $58bn a month...

    32. May 25, 2015

      Malaysia finds 139 graves at migrant camps

      Malaysian police have discovered 139 graves thought to contain the remains of hundreds of people smuggled from Myanmar...

    33. May 22, 2015

      The unwanted Rohingya refugees dumped at sea

      Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants reach shelter Roshida loaded herself and four of her children on to a cramped cargo...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      May 22, 2015

      Riding a tuk tuk in Sittwe

      An ethnic Rohingya Muslim woman looking back as she rides a tuk tuk near a camp set up outside the city of Sittwe in...

    35. May 21, 2015

      China to boost internet speeds amid move to purge ‘hostile forces’

      China plans to spend more than $180bn on boosting internet speeds in the next three years — while it simultaneously...

    36. May 20, 2015

      Indonesia and Malaysia offer refuge for thousands of migrants

      Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants reach shelter Indonesia and Malaysia have offered temporary refuge to thousands of...

    37. May 20, 2015

      Simple steps to protecting your data

      Protecting personal data need not be complicated, and for anyone in doubt of how to go about it, the eight principles...

    38. May 17, 2015

      Southeast Asia tragedy unfolding in three acts

      In the first three months of this year, some 25,000 people, mostly from the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority, left...

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