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MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday dropped Muhyiddin Yassin as Deputy Prime Minister and replaced him with Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi in an anticipated cabinet reshuffle seen as an...

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NOW would be the best time for Singapore businesses to invest in Indonesia if they want to profit big, as Southeast Asia's largest nation has seen a major transfer of power and confronts a...

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UK PRIME Minister David Cameron, making South-east Asia a stop in his first major trade visit since his re-election, on Tuesday highlighted the business opportunities available to UK companies in the...

FOR the past three weeks, the Malaysian authorities have allowed the ringgit to trade at below levels that in 1998 prompted them to impose a dollar peg and capital controls. Economists expect more...

FEDERAL Reserve policymakers are more confident about the US economy, but are expected to again put off hiking interest rates at the end of a two-day meeting that begins on Tuesday.

ASEAN can retain its competitive edge in the world by banking on its flexibility in manufacturing, with technology playing an instrumental role, say leaders of various key sectors across Asia.

A SINGAPOREAN man has been arrested under the Internal Security Act (ISA) and placed on a detention order after his attempt to join the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in Syria.

SINGAPORE'S central bank will probably hold off from further monetary easing at its next policy review in October, a Reuters poll showed, with headline and core inflation expected to pick up...

CHINA'S top economic planner said on Tuesday that it was optimistic on the outlook for the economy in the second half of 2015, but was paying close attention to volatility in the country's...

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on Tuesday that it will substantially boost its sovereign lending to the Philippines over the next few years, so that the bank's host country can...