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A newbie’s guide to property basics

First time house buyers need to consider the basics of acquiring a property.

Sabah deputy CM asks for another chance to boost state’s economy

Christina Liew responds to call by Kota Kinabalu Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry to accelerate economic growth in the state.

Low-hanging fruits in Bosnia

Bosnia offers excellent opportunities to outward-looking Malaysian companies and entrepreneurs who are willing to venture into new untapped markets.

Putrajaya urged to make it easier to set up business

Economist says simplifying licence applications will make Malaysia more attractive to foreign investors.

Malaysia is a friend of China, welcomes investments, says Mahathir

The prime minister says Malaysia will consider lowering the 26% income tax if it will bring benefits to Malaysia in terms of investments.

RM20 bil in agreements signed during Sabah CM’s China visit

This includes a joint venture to build and manage an integrated refinery and oil storage terminal at the Sipitang Oil and Gas Industrial Park at a cost of RM16.5 billion.

Growth in private investments drops sharply in 2018 from year before

Research think tank calls for holistic plan as investors still cautious.

Minions, Nintendo feature in Singapore’s US$6.66 bil tourism investments

Genting and Las Vegas Sands in separate statements confirmed they would invest S$4.5 billion each towards the expansion.

Indonesia launches three economic zones, eyes US$7.7 bil investment

The three new SEZs have already attracted a combined 5.24 trillion rupiah of investment commitments.

Ghosn protege rolling back Nissan’s US$9 billion China plan

The pullback comes amid signs that Nissan is heading for an extended downturn.

Brexit delay adds another dimension of damage to UK economy

Businesses face mounting costs with every passing day as efforts to mitigate the disruptive effects of leaving the EU without a deal continue.

Alibaba invests US$693 million for stake in Chinese courier STO Express

Alibaba will take a 14% stake in STO Express through a US$693 million deal.

India targets Saudi investment in building strategic oil reserve

Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih and his Indian counterpart Dharmendra Pradhan will be discussing a proposed US$44-billion oil refinery project on India’s west coast with investment from Saudi Arabian National Oil.

Khazanah’s long-term plan is solid, says financial expert

He says one of the biggest sovereign wealth funds, the Norway government pension fund, also suffered the same fate in 2018.

As appetite for Asia improves, cautious investors leave banks till last

Although positive signs from the US-China trade talks have encouraged investment in several Asian sectors, investors are still reluctant to pour money into banks.

Millennial women are feminists, except when it comes to money

A study says many millennial women hand over control of their financial affairs to their spouses because they find other responsibilities more urgent.

New normal for Europe’s central bankers is getting kicked around

Like US President Donald Trump, politicians from Rome to London are happy to drag central bankers through the mud.

Norway’s wealth fund ditches 33 palm oil firms over deforestation

It says it is currently asking banks in Indonesia, Malaysia and Brazil to adopt no deforestation criteria for loans to the agricultural sector.

Over 20,000 homes with attractive discounts on the market soon

The first Home Ownership Expo will be held in March 2019.

Tencent investment in Reddit sparks censorship worry

The popular social news website is known for ask-me-anything sessions.

Foreign investors buy RM1 billion Malaysian equities in Jan 2019

There could be a positive change if economic fundamentals improved and policy risks dissipate, says one analyst.

Malaysia drew RM139 bil in investments in first 9 months

The 3,243 projects are expected to generate 93,000 jobs.

MAHB expects RM1 bil in future investments

The airport operator says this will come from third-party investors in the next three to five years from its investment in infrastructure development.

Analysts who warned of emerging-market rout expect painful 2019

The Singapore-based strategist at Societe Generale, one of the few to anticipate the slump in emerging markets beginning in January, sees no imminent turnaround for the asset class.

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