The new government must consider the consequences of the choices it makes, and avoid extreme populist tendencies for the good of the country.
The new finance minister says certain 'red' files were only accessible to certain parties and this had impeded officials and auditors from carrying out their professional responsibilities with integrity.
This is based on assumptions that the rationalisation plan was implemented and no new loans taken after October 2015.
Shamsul Anuar Nasarah says the government might be forced to reduce expenditure in other areas like development and health.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday signaled Washington would support the World Bank request for a sharp increase in lending capacity in exchange for reforms to curb loans to higher income countries like China.
Instead of concentrating on where the money comes from, we should focus on the project viability and our repayment ability.
The prime minister's wife says she keeps Najib Razak happy so that he is able to discharge his duties to the people.
This is despite rumours that rate will fall further as banks become stricter with their lending guidelines, says Bank Negara Malaysia governor Muhammad Ibrahim.
Tony Fernandes says the company plans to have an initial coin offering and remove cash usage from the AirAsia system.
Invoke Malaysia’s latest asset declaration exercise sees more prospective candidates coming forward to display their wealth ahead of GE14.
Experts says as prices of new housing units are high, it will be better for young professionals and others who cannot afford these to look at secondary units instead.
Customers opting for new cars as average price has dropped by 13% since 2014.
Poorly constructed homes expose communities to extreme temperatures, a lack of ventilation and toxic waste - all detrimental to their health.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang asserted that his country's relationship with Venezuela was mutually beneficial.
Association of Banks in Malaysia says loans will be provided based on assessment of a person's affordability.
These include checks with the Central Credit Reference Information System and various credit report agencies, says ABM.
Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) says many financial institutions do not cross-check applicants' backgrounds before approving loans.
Canberra says Beijing provided over a billion in aid, including concessional loans for 'useless buildings which nobody maintains'.
This includes to the oil and gas sector, says Association of Banks in Malaysia.
These loans were given out to 142,558 applicants from January till September this year.
It says Malaysia has a record high unsold residential properties of 130,690 units until the first quarter this year, mainly for houses priced above RM250,000.
In fact, an economist proposes bringing down minimum price for foreigners, saying it pushes developers to build high-end homes.
Tham Han Horng now risks jail as he may face a possible 13 more charges for fraud.
Bank Negara resists calls to loosen mortgage lending,says property industry needs to cut costs in order to spur home loans.