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Bitcoin tumbles as US senators grill Facebook on crypto plans

The social media giant is fighting to get Washington onside after it shocked regulators and lawmakers with its announcement to potentially launch Libra in 2020.

SPAN aims to flush out corruption in water, sewerage industries

National Water Services Commission chairman says new-anti corruption policy intends to prevent a repeat of water corruption scandals like those in Sabah and Pahang.

Japan grants cryptocurrency industry self-regulatory status

The FSA approval gives the industry association rights to set rules to safeguard customer assets, prevent money laundering, and give operational guidelines. The association will also have to police compliance.

Thai regulator blocks US$4 billion sale of Engie’s Glow to PTT

The acquisition would have expanded GPSC's capacity to 4,835 megawatts, making it the country's fourth-largest electricity producer after state-owned Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Pcl.

India regulator, who took on Facebook, Apple, to stay on for...

A cabinet panel approved the re-appointment of Sharma until Sept. 30, 2020.

PwC, its veteran Steve Denison sanctioned by regulator in relation to...

The FRC launched an investigation into the PwC audit in 2016, a year after it signed off BHS as a "going concern" and billionaire retailer Philip Green sold the loss-making group for 1 pound.

Why is MCMC breaking its own law, asks lawyer

Lawyers for Liberty chief Eric Paulsen says MCMC sending unsolicited messages to mobile phone users is an abuse of its power as regulator.

Facebook scandal a ‘game changer’ in data privacy regulation

Denham will say in a speech Monday that the technology industry and regulators must improve the public’s trust and confidence in how their private information is handled.

Digital currencies here to stay, says minister

Second Finance Minister Johari Abdul Ghani says it is part of financial innovation and should not be curbed, but just approached with caution.

DAP wants end to cronyism in Sarawak ICT sector

Sarawak DAP says putting a private company in charge of regulation of information and communication technology infrastructure is a conflict of interest.