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Unwise for Bersih to ask for govt funding, says TI-M

Transparency International Malaysia president Muhammad Mohan warns that the government will expect any NGO receiving aid not to be critical towards its decisions or policies.

Govt to finance highway deal through RM6.2 bil bond issuance, says...

Finance minister says the issuance of the bond comes at no cost to the federal government.

Top US universities took funds from Chinese firm tied to Xinjiang...

US universities are taking a closer look at their collaborations with Chinese technology companies considering the US-China trade conflict.

Robinhood is set to raise at least US$200 million in new...

The cash infusion is coming from existing investors with the company’s valuation could climb to as much as US$10 billion in a subsequent round.

Pentagon to transfer US$1.5 billion to border wall from Afghan forces

The latest move was opposed by congressional Democrats, who also criticised a March transfer of US$1 billion in military money to fund the wall.

Jet Airways pilots’ union asks India’s top court to direct lender...

The National Aviator's Guild says not receiving the previously agreed upon funding has resulted in the airline being grounded indefinitely.

Hyflux in talks with Middle East’s Utico for S$400 million funds

Utico plans to keep Hyflux's main businesses and to retain current management.

Tesla seeks US$2.3 billion to fund expansion

Tesla's plan to issue shares and convertible debt comes after the company repeatedly pushed back forecasts for turning a profit.

Esports organisation Fnatic raises US$19 mln for big expansion

Mathews started Fnatic in 2004 with US$40,000 in family funds and help from his mother, Anne.

Oman seeks US$6 billion for aviation industry expansion

Oman Aviation Group plans to raise the funds through a sale of assets or by taking on more debt.

Bandar Malaysia to depend on private funds, says Azmin

Economic affairs minister says there will be no federal government allocation to revive the project.

Airbnb to invest US$100-200 mil in India’s OYO

OYO, which raised US$1 billion last year from investors, operates in India, China, Britain, Dubai, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Funding essential for B40 group to benefit from TVET training

A clear policy from the government is also needed to train 200,000 TVET students annually.

Donations to universities sometimes have strings attached

Only naive people would think that a political despot donates for altruistic reasons.

7 ways to get funding for your business

From registering your business to getting funding to kick-start your venture, it takes a lot of gumption to make it work, no matter what the challenges are.

Funding for independent Chinese schools, UEC, two different things, says academic

UKM’s Teo Kok Seong says there is no issue of putting the cart before the horse.

Trump says wall coming `one way or the other’ as lawmakers...

Trump says in a tweet that if Democrats didn’t give him all the wall money he’s demanded, he may use executive action to build it.

US star Angelina Jolie visits Rohingya camps in Bangladesh ahead of...

Jolie spends three days visiting the camps to "assess" the needs of the Rohingya and the challenges that Bangladesh faced as a host country.

Go-Jek raises US$1 billion in round led by Google, Tencent, JD

Google, Tencent and JD.com have invested in Go-Jek earlier.

IDEAS to stop accepting funds from tobacco industry

Think tank's decision follows concerns and foreign press report that these funds may compromise its independence and the trust people have in it.

Pokemon Go creator Niantic raises US$245 million at US$4 billion valuation

Niantic was spun off from Google in 2015 and is headed by longtime Google executive John Hanke.

With no deal, US government shutdown likely to drag on past...

Lawmakers will depart Washington with Trump and Senate Democrats seemingly as entrenched in their positions as ever.

Egypt acquits 43 in NGO foreign funding retrial

The case stirred heavy criticism of Egypt and raised concerns over restrictions on civil society.

UN, Palestinians launch aid appeal after funding cuts

Washington paid only a first instalment of US$60 million out of the promised US$365 million before announcing in August that it would halt all future donations.

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