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Anwar pledges to let Dr M get on with governing for now

MALAYSIA'S leader-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim returned to Parliament as a lawmaker on Monday, and vowed to give his former nemesis Prime Minister...

Anwar sworn in as Port Dickson MP

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as a Member of Parliament on Monday, two days after he cruised to victory in the Port...

Parliament of Singapore approves new Variable Capital Companies (VCC) Bill

SINGAPORE passed into law on Monday a new type of entity - the Variable Capital Company - that will be a game changer for the Republic's fast-...

Malaysia in informal talks to become first in Asia to allow medical marijuana

[KUALA LUMPUR] Public outrage over a death penalty handed to a 29-year-old man is spurring Malaysia to start talks to legalize marijuana for medical...

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...