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Singapore’s PropertyGuru plans share sale, Australian listing

The company is planning to raise as much as US$257 mil.

Indonesia’s plan to shift capital prompts Sabah to draft new plans

The plans include constructing a more efficient road network, including in Long Pasia, Sipitang, to ease land connections and spur economic activities on both sides.

Sleepy to sleepless? Indonesia’s future capital in the forest

Indonesia's decision to move its capital to a province in East Kalimantan has sparked concerns, including environmental ones.

Asia should fix its megacities, not move them

Given how many people will continue to live in urban conurbations, the focus has to remain on fixing what ails them.

Mind the forests, wildlife expert tells Sabah as Indonesia plans capital...

Benoit Goossens says the project will put an untold amount of pressure on Borneo.

Indonesia’s Widodo formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo

Indonesian President Joko Widodo made the proposal during his state of the union speech at parliament, a day before the country celebrates its 74th independence anniversary.

OIC condemns any attempts to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

The OIC urges member countries to take 'appropriate measures' against countries that move their embassies to Jerusalem.

Brahim’s Holdings confident won’t be delisted

The company says it does not want to get delisted and is determined to submit a regularisation plan to emerge from the PN17 status imposed by Bursa Malaysia.

RM138 mil in foreign funds inflow in holiday-shortened week

An economist says this is 'quite impressive' despite external uncertainties.

Palestinians slam Australia’s move on Jerusalem

Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat said that the Australian decision to open a trade office in the city violated a United Nations resolution.

Australia will formally recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital

Prime Minister Scott Morrison made the announcement in an address to the Sydney Institute in a move he said was aimed at advancing the stalled Middle East peace process.

Innocent bystanders: Emerging economies struggle to contain capital outflows

Poorer and populous emerging markets have been particularly vulnerable to the escalating US-Sino tariff war and rate rises by the US central bank.

Increased dollar dependence sets world up for `liquidity crunch’

Strategists stated argued that a stronger US dollar and the global cost of capital rising is the perfect cocktail for a liquidity crunch.

France to replace ‘Exit Tax’ on capital gains, target fiscal cheats

A finance ministry spokesman said the new "anti-abuse mechanism" would concern asset sales made up to two years after an individual leaves France.

Tesla shares fall 5% after Musk abandons buyout

Musk said in a blog post that consultations with the help of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley revealed most of Tesla's existing shareholders opposed the deal he proposed.

As emerging-market euphoria wanes, the risks rise

Should a crisis strike — say, contagion from Turkey — investors in emerging markets will be exposed to risks that they simply aren’t prepared for.

China’s path to free capital markets hobbled by US tension

The US' efforts to prise open China’s markets are likely to be counterproductive.

Report: Investors not impressed with PH’s economic policies

The Nikkei Asian Review reports that capital outflow has increased and the ringgit and stock market are not doing well as the government has not come up with new economic policies that inspire confidence.

Wall Street clears stress test hurdle with ample capital

The results announced Thursday to mark the third straight year every bank exceeded the Fed’s minimum capital demands, indicating the industry’s increased comfort with reviews that once triggered headaches.

Gunmen kidnap German nurse in Somalia capital

Armed men abducted a German nurse working for the International Committee of the Red Cross on Wednesday evening from a compound in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, the aid group said Thursday.

Hundreds strip off for Philippine ‘underpants run’

The city's first-ever "Underpants Run" draws crowds from dawn as around a thousand runners in skimpy outfits jogged and sprinted around an upscale shopping district in balmy weather.

Pyongyang Style? Seoul ‘push’ for Psy to play N. Korea

Seoul is pushing for "Gangnam Style" star Psy to perform in next week's historic concerts by South Korean artists in the North's capital, multiple reports said.

Mideast peace proposal nearly ready, says US envoy to UN

However, Mahmud Abbas called for an international conference to be held to launch a wider process in which the US would not be the central mediator.

Isolated at home, Guatemala president moves close to US with Israel...

By following the US' lead in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Guatemala has deepened its alliance with the US, but has also risked angering many other countries.

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