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I cannot hold 2 posts at one time, says Tunku Ismail

He says his action to step down as FAM president is for continuity and boosting the standard of national football.

Powell: US business debt a moderate economic risk

With corporate debts reaching historic highs relative to the size of the economy, public comment has run the gamut, Powell says.

RM1.3 bil repatriated from 1MDB assets will be used to service...

The government says the debts include loans and interest borne by the finance ministry.

No U-turn in using RM1 bil on Sarawak school repairs, state...

Kota Sentosa assemblyman Chong Chieng Jen says the issue has reached a 'deadlock' because the Sarawak government wants to spend the money according to its own way.

Property market issues of today, explained

The issues include residential overhangs that have gone into the billions, high house prices, oversupply of houses in wrong locations and high household debts.

How to handle calls from debt collectors

Keep the call brief, don't give out any personal information, and remain calm and collected at all times.

9 steps towards financial freedom

Here is some handy advice on how to gauge your financial standing and make the necessary changes to achieve financial freedom.

Settle study loans even if it is small amount, PTPTN appeals...

PTPTN chairman Wan Saiful Wan Jan says 20% of 1.8 million borrowers have not paid a single sen since finishing their studies.

Guan Eng ‘amazed’ by Ahmad Maslan’s loyalty to 1MDB, Najib

The finance minister says it is Ahmad’s choice to believe Arul Kanda over him.

Australia to buy US$1.4 billion in non-bank debt to help fund...

Loans to small businesses carry average interest rates about 2.15 percentage points higher than facilities to larger corporations, central bank data shows.

LGE says BN govt sold 1,481ha of state land in Penang,...

Accusing Najib Razak of resorting to personal attacks, the finance minister reiterates that the previous government left the nation’s finances in a bad state.

1MDB’s debt to IPIC may be more than double initial amount,...

According to the Straits Times, the Abu Dhabi state-owned company listed financial commitments amounting to an estimated US$6.89 billion, before interest.

Public land belongs to the people, don’t sell it

The Pakatan Harapan government should not sell our national assets, especially public lands, but should rather reclaim public assets that have been privatised and reforest and re-gazette all forests that have been degazetted and privatised.

Malaysia’s debts not unusually high, can be sustained, says expert

World Bank lead economist says what is important is to look at resilience of Malaysia’s debt profile.

We may have to come up with new taxes, says Dr...

The prime minister says this may be necessary to pay off the country's huge debts.

Debt Snowball Method: The best way to pay off debt

Dave Ramsey and Harvard researchers say its better to prioritise debt in the order of one's 'balances' of debt as opposed to the interest rates of those debts.

A high-income country with RM1,050 minimum wage?

If the government does not undertake tough reforms that are in the overall interest of the country, this will be a long and possibly wrong road to God-knows-where.

Putrajaya needs fiscal discipline to keep debts in check

The Pakatan Harapan government needs to make a difference and impose on itself the honesty to do what is right.

Spare these 3 sectors from budget cuts, economist tells PH

Economist Yeah Kim Leng says there are some sectors which should not be subjected to austerity measures.

Bleak future for Labuan cabbies drowning in debt

Presence of 800 Grab drivers on tiny island has hit income of 200 taxi drivers badly.

HNA slims down after asset sales but debt concerns persist

The lighter load may ease the pressure on HNA, which is seeking to recover from a binge that involved borrowing tens of billions of dollars to fund purchases.

ECRL cancelled until we can afford it, says Dr M

The prime minister says the focus for Malaysia now is to solve its financial deficit.

Putrajaya taking legal action against NFC over unsettled debts

NFC still owes the government RM248 million in soft loans.

China firm insists no link to 1MDB debt payments

China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co Ltd says all payments made are aboveboard and that Tony Pua’s claims are baseless.