Malaysian banks rating intact despite US bank failures – RAM Ratings
Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) Financial seeks bankruptcy protection as banking turmoil...
Silicon Valley Bank SVB run exposes rifts in venture capital world
Singapore bank stocks hit by Credit Suisse crisis
TM, ZTE Malaysia team up to build hybrid cloud 5G core...
Maybank introduces financing solution for EV, hybrid users
Three nations to be largest sovereign sukuk issuers
Malaysia’s palm oil stocks slide 6.56% in Feb
Malaysia Banks to be held up by resilient earnings
Malaysia attracts RM264.6bil approved investments in 2022, 2nd largest ever recorded:...
Vietnam lures US$3.1 billion in FDI in first two months of...
MBSB Bank, Prec ink pact to drive cashless business transactions among...
South Korea chip inventory climbs the fastest in 27 years
EV-related stocks advance after Tesla gets approval to import electric vehicles...
Crude oil prices stay muted in 1H amid altered oil flows...
New Russian offensive underway in Ukraine, says NATO
New China-Laos-Thailand train builds efficiency for China and Asean trade
Malaysia not going into recession, growth set to continue in 2023:...
US forces returning to Philippines to counter China threats
Hope fading as deaths in Turkey, Syria earthquake surpasses 15,000
Europe bans Russian diesel, other oil products over Ukraine
EU officials visit Kyiv as Russia strikes civilian target
US accuses Russia of endangering nuclear arms control treaty
International trade rises as commerce ministry lays out 2023 plans
China investment will boost green economy in Malaysia, says biz leader
Asian FX, stocks rise as strong U.S. GDP data aids risk...
Malaysia’s total trade up 8.6% to RM236bil in December 2022
IAEA sends staff to all Ukraine nuclear plants in safety bid
Rapid Synergy Annual Report contains Material and Fraudulent Misrepresentation
Indonesia’s Asean presidency to focus on economic growth, says senior minister...
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific flags up to US$893.77 million loss in...
CIA director visits Kyiv, meets with Ukraine’s Zelenskyy
NATO planes to be sent to Romania to eye Russian activity
EU faces big subsidy rift before facing US
Global food prices in 2022 hit record high amid drought, war
US to send $3.75B in military aid to Ukraine, its neighbors
Chile ratifies CPTPP, a big opportunity for Malaysian businesses: Tengku Zafrul
Malaysia consumer sector expected to remain robust
EU to mobilise RM47bil for Asean investments
EU approves new sanctions against Russia over Ukraine war
IBM partners with new chipmaker Rapidus to make up lost ground
Bursa Malaysia announces 21 additions to F4GBM index constituents
Global semiconductor equipment sales to hit record US$108.5bil this year
US banks warn of recession amid rising inflation
EU eyes Russian officials, banks, industry for sanctions.
Asia stocks edge up despite global growth worries.
Malaysian economy relatively resilient in 2023, says ICAEW
Retail loan growth likely to remain strong
Oil prices climb after Opec+ keeps output cut targets, China eases...
Sarawak targets revenue of RM11bil by 2023
Taiwan fears impact of US chip restrictionso
RHB Bank on course to meet KPI targets
KLCI falls as investors take profit, ringgit at 4.4760
Bank Negara issues exposure draft on licensing and regulatory framework for...
Budget 2023 will be among the focus for the 15th Malaysian...
Boustead Plantations expects continued volatility in palm oil prices
Malaysian banks’ loan growth to stay at 5-6% in 2023 on...
Asia-Pacific leaders condemn war, renew calls for open trade
WTO warns of ‘real’ recession risk in some major economies
Indonesia hikes fuel prices by 30%, cuts energy subsidies
EcoWorld in end-financing tie-up with Public Bank
Asian stock markets mixed ahead of latest US jobs reading
Standard Chartered Malaysia Launches SmartStocks
Malaysia attracts RM123.3 billion worth of approved investments for Jan-June 2022...
Arizona Gov. Ducey hails Taiwan semiconductor investment
IMF set to provide $2.9 billion to help crisis-hit Sri Lanka
Biden approves $800M in new military assistance for Ukraine
Finland, Sweden move ahead toward possible NATO membership
Japan, US hold navy drills off Koreas amid nuke test worry
Police focus on van renter in Brooklyn subway shooting probe
Biden waiving the ethanol rule in a bid to lower gasoline...
Hundreds Of thousands hit Pakistani streets to protest Imran Khan’s ouster
Poland-Ukraine ties seen as a target of Russian disinformation
Biden, Modi to speak as US presses for a hard line...
S&P downgrade indicates Russia headed for historic default
The US doubts the new Russian war chief can end Moscow’s...
SpaceX launches 3 visitors to the space station for $55M each
Food prices soar to record levels on Ukraine war disruptions
Europe agrees to ban Russian coal but struggles with oil, gas
UN assembly suspends Russia from top human rights body
Congress votes to suspend Russia’s trade status, enact an oil ban
Germany seeks to boost renewable energy and cut Russian imports.
UN to vote on suspending Russia from the rights council.
Mariupol’s dead put at 5,000 as Ukraine braces in the east.
The US hits Russia with ‘war crimes’ sanctions, Europe following.
Asia’s US$350bil gas projects intensify the clean energy debate.
Wins for pro-Putin leaders buttress autocracies in Europe.
Guyana OKs Exxon’s $10B Yellowtail offshore oil project.
The US to seek Russia’s suspension from Human Rights Council.
Russia faces global outrage over bodies in Ukraine’s streets.
WHO says 99% of the world’s population breathes poor-quality air.
Ukraine accuses Russia of the massacre, a city strewn with bodies.
Secret intelligence has an unusually public role in the Ukraine war.
Lithuania cuts off Russian gas imports and urges the EU to...
Ukrainian forces retake areas near Kyiv amid fear of traps.
Russian space chief: Sanctions could imperil space station.
Fire and Rain: West to get more one-two extreme climate hits.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan protests to the U.S. about alleged...
European inflation soars to a record 7.5% on fuel, food costs.
Greenhouse gas emissions rose in Rhode Island.
Cyberattack in Ukraine war affected thousands across Europe.
Poland to end Russian oil imports; Germany warns on gas.
US seeks tighter UN sanctions after N. Korea missile test
Activists stage global climate protest, slam Ukraine war.
Russians shift focus from Kyiv, scaling back goals in war?
Ukraine war drives the US, EU deal to undercut Russian energy
The US, EU sign data transfer deal to ease privacy concerns
Biden pledges new Ukraine aid warns Russia on chemical weapons.
The U.S. reinstates 352 product exclusions from China tariffs.
The U.S. imposes fresh sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine invasion.
Ukraine reports 300 dead in airstrike on Mariupol theater
Singapore core inflation cools while acceleration risks loom
Russian stock market, crushed by war, will partially reopen
Poland orders expulsion of 45 Russians suspected of spying.
Putin wants ‘unfriendly countries’ to pay rubles for gas.
NATO, in Arctic training drills, faces up to Putin’s ‘unpredictable’ Russia.
UK inflation hits a 30-year high of 6.2% as Sunak readies...
‘No mercy’: Mariupol bombing compared to Nazi war crimes.
Trudeau reaches deal to keep his party in power till 2025
Ukraine war imperils wheat, but farmers are in no rush to...
UN chief: Don’t let Russia crisis fuel climate destruction.
EU slams ‘war crimes’ in Ukraine but new sanctions unlikely
New rules for companies on climate risks proposed by SEC.
Zelenskyy evokes Holocaust as he appeals to Israel for aid.
‘No city anymore’: Mariupol survivors take train to safety.
Boris Johnson: Russian win would bring ‘age of intimidation’
High energy costs trigger unrest in parts of Europe.
UK regulator revokes license of Russia-backed broadcaster RT.
Biden’s China ‘pivot’ complicated by Russia’s war in Ukraine.
Intel unveils $88B chipmaking expansion plan for Europe.
Russia’s invasion drives NATO rethink of Europe force stance.
Council of Europe expels Russia from human rights body.
Asian shares rise ahead of Fed decision on rate hike.
EU and UK hit Russia with wider sanctions that target luxury
Asia stocks extend losses as Ukraine war, China’s Covid-19 surge hit...
War censorship exposes Putin’s leaky internet controls
Refugee exodus reaches 2.8 million as Russian strikes hit west Ukraine
Tens of thousands protest in Berlin against the war in Ukraine.
Russian airstrike hits base in western Ukraine kills 35
UN: War in Ukraine to hurt poor nations importing grain
Russian strikes hit western Ukraine as offensive widens.
World Bank official says war-driven oil price hikes to slash growth...
Biden bans Russian oil, warns of higher prices at US pumps.
Russia-Ukraine war in the world’s ‘breadbasket’ threatens food supply.
FBI releases first declassified 9/11 document after Biden order
Toyota, Honda oppose U.S. House electric vehicle tax plan
Malaysia to increase efforts to address semiconductor backlog orders.
Bubble tea chain raises US$656m in Hong Kong IPO
Telecom giants agree on mega telco merger to create a new...
UEM Sunrise partners Maybank Islamic’s HouzKEY
KAB partners Janakuasa in Vietnam renewable energy venture
Trump’s tariffs led to billions of losses, Fed research shows
Singapore’s GIC buying 16% stake of Sunway Healthcare for RM750m
Chipmaker GlobalFoundries plans US$6bil expansion in Singapore, US, Germany.
Singapore and Vietnam to work on pacts to boost digital economy
Pressure mounts on the labour market due to lockdown.
Alibaba struggles with overwhelming demand, restive workforce due to pandemic
Internet speed slows down globally due to coronavirus
Global stock markets stumble as coronavirus pandemic spreads
Oil price plunges as Saudi Arabia retaliates with Russia
Fears on global medicine shortage grow as coronavirus hit supply chains
The continued closure of factories in China due to the coronavirus threatens the supply of medicines worldwide as the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients were disrupted. China is the world’s largest maker of drug ingredients and particularly supplies those used for treating diabetes, blood pressure, headaches and fevers. With this, the Government of India has limited the […]
Asian markets surge as central banks signal support
Share prices in Asia got an unexpected boost following the commitment of the Bank of Japan and the U.S. Federal Reserve to help protect markets from the damaging impact of the coronavirus. The Asian markets reversed early losses as investors put their hopes on a harmonized global monetary policy response. BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, in a rare […]
IMF, World bank express readiness to lend amid virus crisis
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank have already developed contingency plans to be able to provide funding to the global fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19). IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said that the institutions are willing to lend capital should any state government requests for assistance. “We have various financial instruments that could […]
India emerged as 5th world’s largest economy with $2.94 trillion GDP
China accepts help from int’l experts as coronavirus worsens
OPEC advances meeting to discuss oil price cuts amid coronavirus
China’s claim on Spratly violated Philippine sovereign rights, World court says
The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) said that the Philippine sovereign rights were violated by China as it illicitly claimed jurisdiction over the Spratly Islands. In 2016, the tribunal officially declared that the Philippines has exclusive sovereign rights over the controversial West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), clearly invalidating China’s “nine-dash” demarcation line. Documents released by the world […]
China criticized for failure to provide accurate details and solutions for...
Thousands of people and experts around the world are criticizing China for withholding vital details and tough measures to control the outbreak of the 2019-novel coronavirus. Chinese scientists failed to share the virus itself to the World Health Organization despite being able to publicize the genome sequence of the virus. Global experts said that if China […]
Over 300 tourists in Aklan, Philippines already sent back to Wuhan,...
Philippine authorities said some 314 Chinese tourists in Kalibo, Aklan have been forcibly repatriated to novel coronavirus (nCov)-stricken Wuhan, China as of January 26. They are among the 500 passengers who left Wuhan and were bound for Boracay before the total lockdown was imposed by the Chinese government. Despite originally scheduled to return to China […]