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Economy vs support, the balancing act for PH’s budget

Peter Mumford says the PH government is maintaining a fairly Malay nationalist approach.

IPO Aramco: Ujian kesetiaan rakyat Saudi terhadap putera mahkota

Jualan saham syarikat minyak gergasi, Aramco turut menjadi bualan hangat di media sosial.

Singapore central bank eases policy as economy avoids recession

MAS is prepared to recalibrate monetary policy should prospect for inflation and growth weaken significantly.

200% stock surge makes Li Ning hottest sportswear firm

The company is benefiting from growing popularity of sports fashion in China.

Goldman sees pound rallying further as hopes of Brexit deal rise

If EU and UK PM agree on a deal this week, enough lawmakers will support it to ensure an orderly Brexit.

Philippine diplomat apologises for calling Chairman Mao ‘burnt rice’

The Philippine Foreign Secretary is known for his colourful use of words and apologised for using Mao's name 'in vain'.

Biggest IPO in history to test Saudis’ faith in their Crown...

For the crown prince, it’s all about Saudi Arabia’s transition to Western-style capitalism.

HK protests have caused 100 restaurants to close

Around 2,000 employees affected as a result.

Historic slump in China car market continues

Sales of vehicles drop 6.6% from last year due to slowing economy and stricter emission rules.

Rival candidate pays Facebook to spread ‘lie’ Zuckerberg backs Trump

Elizabeth Warren calls users to hold the CEO accountable and back her presidential mission.

China embassy tells Australia to mind its own business

Minister’s remarks on cyber attacks and intellectual property theft haven’t impressed Beijing.

Now macaques, pangolins can cross Singapore road safely

‘Animals ahead’ sign to light up along Old Upper Thomson Road when movement is detected.

Ronaldo-promoted school offers Instagram-honing skills

Superstar Portuguese footballer of Juventus is funding 36 student grants.

Volkswagen is said to consider a Lamborghini IPO or sale

Investors have long urged Volkswagen to free up assets.

Activision Blizzard softens punishment on gamer who supported HK protesters

Chung Ng Wai’s ban reduced from a year to 6 months.

Trump says HK protest movement will ‘take care of itself’ soon

US president believes trade deal with China is a 'positive thing' for Hong Kong.

Protester alleges ‘dark room’ sexual assault by cops, HK vows to...

Sonia Ng adds she isn’t the only one to ‘suffer sexual violence’.

Singapore’s luxury apartment market is hot, thanks to China

Investors seek alternative from protest-hit Hong Kong, others shift funds after devaluation of yuan.

Oil prices surge after Iran oil tanker explosion

Conflict in Middle East reignites concern of threat to global supply.

China netizens outraged over Facebook firing of coder

Software engineer's dismissal is linked to alleged discrimination against foreign staff.

Malaysia’s rubber gloves in demand, but not enough people make them

Manpower shortage has been a problem since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad cut reliance on cheap foreign labour.

Nike shuts down Oregon Project after doping scandal

Company confirms decision following ban of top coach Alberto Salazar.

Helicopters at highest risk from drones, report shows

Risks are further increased because helicopters are often flown in urban areas where the margin for error is small.

No-deal Brexit to cost Ireland 73,000 jobs

Ireland’s economy is considered the most vulnerable in the EU to a no-deal Brexit.