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Malaysia says no to property projects solely aimed at foreigners

FOREIGNERS are welcome to buy and own properties in Malaysia but real estate developers will not be allowed anymore to build projects solely aimed at...

Opportunities for Singapore startups in Russia's consumer, tech sectors

SINGAPORE businesses will stand to gain by venturing into Russia's consumer and technology sectors...

Singapore and China sign seven deals on bilateral cooperation

SINGAPORE and China inked seven deals on bilateral cooperation ranging from the arts, entrepreneurship and intellectual property to research on...

Monetary Authority of Singapore tightens cyber security rules for financial institutions

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has moved to tighten the rules on cyber security for financial institutions (FIs) in Singapore by proposing...

Foreigners can buy property, but will not be issued residential visas: Mahathir

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday foreigners can buy residential units at Johor’s controversial Forest City...

From Sept 1, 2019, collecting NRIC numbers and making copies of identity cards will be illegal in Singapore

FROM Sept 1 next year, it will be illegal for organisations to collect, use or disclose NRIC numbers or make copies of the identity card, under...

Monetary Authority of Singapore and Dubai authority sign fintech accord

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) have signed an agreement that paves the way for each...

Indonesia wants to halve the foreign ownership of its sovereign bonds in five years

INDONESIA, rattled by a global emerging market sell-off, wants to halve the foreign ownership of its sovereign bonds in five years as the government...

Mahathir cancels China-backed projects worth US$22b to reduce national debt

MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad confirmed during a visit to Beijing on Tuesday that three China-backed projects totalling US$22 billion...