Economy

Iran: Lifting US sanctions will help salvage nuclear deal

Aug 29, 2019

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says Iran's supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump unless Washington halts its "economic terrorism" that has hurt ordinary Iranians

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years

May 7, 2019

Malaysian central bank cuts key interest rate to counter weaker growth

Malaysia destroys 4 tons of ivory tusks, products

Apr 30, 2019

Malaysia has destroyed nearly four tons of elephant tusks and ivory products estimated to be worth 13.26 million ringgit ($3.2 million) as part of its fight against the illegal ivory trade

Wildlife group: Malaysia seizes record 30-ton pangolin haul

Feb 12, 2019

A wildlife monitoring group says Malaysian authorities have seized a record 30 tons of pangolin and pangolin products in eastern Sabah state, the biggest such bust in the country

Malaysia plans new taxes to help pay off snowballing debt

Oct 9, 2018

Malaysia plans new taxes to help pay off snowballing national debts

AP Interview: Anwar wants Malaysia to scrap race policies

May 17, 2018

Pardoned Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim says decades-old affirmative action policies for the country's Malay majority must be discarded in favor of a new program to help the poor regardless of race

AirAsia shares drop after CEO says sorry for backing ex-PM

May 14, 2018

Shares of regional budget airline AirAsia fell Monday after its chief Tony Fernandes apologized for supporting defeated Prime Minister Najib Razak in last week's historic vote.

Ex-strongman seeks legacy as savior of Malaysia's democracy

May 11, 2018

Former strongman Mahathir Mohamad was an unlikely choice to steer Malaysia on a more democratic path, but his stunning political victory allows his to fashion a more positive legacy

Opposition election win in Malaysia ups economic uncertainty

May 10, 2018

Opposition election victory in Malaysia raises economic uncertainty, despite Mahathir's strong track record

Mahathir wants to rule Malaysia again, shakes up election

May 3, 2018

Mahathir Mohamad wasn't invited to a forum on whether the former Malaysian leader is too old to lead again; he turned up anyway, a trademark move for the strongman who's seeking to be prime minister

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