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    1. August 28, 2015

      Najib Razak, patrician premier mired in scandal

      This weekend tens of thousands of Malaysians will pour on to the streets of Kuala Lumpur to shout the name of their...

    2. August 28, 2015

      Cambodian banks: still powering ahead

      Cambodian banks have been soaring for a decade, with average annual growth in deposits of 29 per cent and in loans of...

    3. August 28, 2015

      Malaysia political crisis poised for street showdown

      Malaysia’s growing political crisis is on the brink of a showdown as tens of thousands of protesters prepare to pour on...

    4. August 26, 2015

      Bangkok bomb theories flourish as police probe struggles

      Thailand’s police are still hunting for a breakthrough in the case of the bombing in Bangkok’s Erawan shrine last week...

    5. August 26, 2015

      Malaysia PM Najib Razak ‘has to go’, says ex-leader Mahathir

      Behind the political crisis engulfing Najib Razak, prime minister of Malaysia, lies nearly $700m that somehow made its...

    6. August 25, 2015

      Founders: Indonesia’s Lion Air magnate Rusdi Kirana

      In a rundown tower block in a part of Jakarta better known for seedy nightclubs than corporate headquarters, is the...

    7. August 24, 2015

      Moscow snubs Rosneft funding plans

      The Russian government has decided not to fund four out of five Rosneft projects for which the oil company had...

    8. August 24, 2015

      Emerging market currencies suffer sharp drop

      Fears over China’s decelerating growth have sent investors fleeing from the currencies of emerging markets, from South...

    9. August 23, 2015

      Swiss launch criminal inquiry related to Malaysia’s 1MDB

      Attempts by Najib Razak, Malaysia’s embattled prime minister, to contain a financial scandal have taken a knock after...

    10. August 21, 2015

      China’s woes are overplayed — it’s an opportunity

      It’s easy to be despondent about investing in emerging markets generally, and Asia in particular. The investment...

    11. FT Alphaville

      August 21, 2015

      Of China's "dirty peg" and spreading EM pain

      Jim Reid at Deutsche assesses the damage so far. As he says, this has something of a taper tantrum feel to it but...

    12. August 19, 2015

      Najib Razak has too much power for Malaysia’s good

      The story is that in March 2013 one or more unnamed Middle Eastern donors transferred a total of nearly $700m into the...

    13. August 17, 2015

      China’s devaluation adds to emerging markets woes

      If finance were a boxing match, then the referee would be getting ready to intervene in emerging markets. Already on...

    14. August 17, 2015

      Emerging markets currencies pummelled by renminbi ripples

      Russia, Turkey, Malaysia and Taiwan headed a lengthening list of emerging market countries seeing their currencies...

    15. August 17, 2015

      Norway fund excludes four Asian groups over palm oil links

      Norway’s $870bn oil fund excluded four of Asia’s biggest companies because of concerns over severe environmental damage...

    16. August 14, 2015

      Renminbi fallout threatens Asian neighbours

      Beijing’s surprise decision to let the renminbi tumble at its fastest rate for 20 years ruffled feathers across...

    17. beyondbrics

      August 14, 2015

      Book review: Cracking The Emerging Markets Enigma

      How do you classify the countries known as emerging markets (EM)? That question has become more relevant since the FT...

    18. August 14, 2015

      Sarawak gambles future on hydroelectric power

      If you peer out of the aeroplane window on the approach to Kuching International Airport in Sarawak you will see miles...

    19. August 14, 2015

      Malaysian ringgit sinks as China ripples spread

      The Malaysian ringgit suffered its steepest one-day fall since the Asian financial crisis on Friday, as the effects of...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      August 13, 2015

      Islamic fashion

      A model wears a creation from the Aini Bakker collection as she walks the catwalk during the Islamic Fashion Festival...

    21. August 10, 2015

      EM-bezzle uncovered by outgoing tide

      The great economist JK Galbraith invented the “bezzle” to define the amount embezzled from companies but not yet...

    22. August 9, 2015

      Malaysia can learn from Singapore’s governance

      Fifty years ago, Malaysia expelled Singapore from the federation and the two entities went their separate ways. So...

    23. August 6, 2015

      Malaysia PM Najib to be queried over $675m donation

      Malaysia’s anti-corruption agency said it would ask Najib Razak, the country’s embattled prime minister, to explain a...

    24. August 6, 2015

      Families of MH370 flight victims cautious over find

      The uncertainty torturing the family members of the passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 persists even...

    25. August 4, 2015

      Pirate attacks jump in Southeast Asia

      Pirate attacks in Southeast Asia hit a 12-year high in the first six months of 2015, according to data from the...

    26. August 4, 2015

      Malaysia anti-graft agency says $675m in PM’s account was a donation

      A political storm in Malaysia over $675m deposited in the personal bank account of Prime Minister Najib Razak has taken...

    27. August 3, 2015

      French military testing centre probes mystery of flight MH370

      The mystery behind the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared without trace last year may at least be partially...

    28. August 3, 2015

      Malaysia stocks and ringgit lead EM rout

      Although Malaysia’s currency has tumbled back to where it was in the late 1990s, the reasons this time around are...

    29. July 30, 2015

      Lloyd’s of London seeks Malaysia licence

      Lloyd’s of London is applying for a Malaysia onshore licence as part of a broader push by the specialist insurer into...

    30. July 28, 2015

      Malaysia grabs Singapore’s industrial overspill

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

    31. July 28, 2015

      Rocket satellite Lazada gains altitude

      When one Lazada customer opened his package a few weeks ago to discover a bar of soap in place of the iPhone he had...

    32. July 28, 2015

      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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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