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WITH Mahathir Mohamad once again prime minister of Malaysia, there's been much buzz about who will be the next chairman of Petronas, the highest ranking national oil company in South-east Asia...

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"THIS page is being updated" appears innocuously under the "Leadership" and "Board of Trustees" titles on the website of Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) - a Malaysian...

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BONDS have fallen out of favour and yet investors seem to be hanging on. The reasons for falling bond prices are still the same as the past six months: rising interest rates, higher inflation and...

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SUBDUED sales at the recent launch of two condominium projects in Serangoon, in the north-east of Singapore, have stoked concerns that buying momentum may be running out of steam. But there are...

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WHEN Hyflux meets its retail stakeholders, as it eventually must to get their buy-in for any debt restructuring plan, founder Olivia Lum will have a lot of explaining to do. And after all that has...

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CAPITALAND'S announcement last Friday evening that its president and group chief executive officer Lim Ming Yan would be retiring at the end of this year surprised quite a few in the market. ...

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A FEW weekends ago, this reporter was spending time hunched over a laptop, trying to figure out the reason behind certain exorbitant fee charges that had been imposed over a switch in certain banking...

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IT MUST have been an upset for local Food Network and HGTV fans when cable content provider Discovery last week said that its 11 channels here could be dropped from pay-TV offerings.

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"WHO shot first?" is a question that Star Wars fans have debated for decades, poring over footage from the cantina shootout between antihero Han Solo and the villain Greedo...

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NEWS that Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) has engaged with the Chinese Embassy in Singapore on its communications with China authorities on developments at scandal-hit Midas Holdings are...