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Herbert Smith Freehills to open in Malaysia

16-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Legalweek | 6:00 AM

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) is to open an office in Malaysia later this year, marking the firm’s ninth base in Asia. The Kuala Lumpur office, which will launch in [...]
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Discontent in Malay heartland may spell trouble for PM Najib

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian plantation district of Sungkai has become an initial – and unlikely – battleground for an election that embattled prime minister Najib Razak is [...]
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Malaysia to Consider More Steps to Stabilise Ringgit If Needed

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s central bank will consider introducing more measures to stabilise the ringgit if needed as previous steps to reduce speculation of the currency show [...]
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Malaysia to scrap mandatory ratings in bid to deepen bond market

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Malaysia will remove restrictions on unrated securities from Monday as it seeks to deepen the ringgit debt market even after investors in neighbouring Singapore got burned. [...]
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Malaysia considering fund to spur foreign investment in Islamic finance

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s securities regulator has proposed establishing a fund to invest in the country’s Islamic finance funds and make them more attractive to institutional [...]
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Malaysian Restaurant Chain PappaRich Mulls Singapore IPO

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

PappaRich Malaysia Sdn., a food chain selling local cuisine from nasi lemak to curry laksa noodles, is considering a Singapore initial public offering to fund expansion, [...]
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Malaysia: Rights Decline Under Najib

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s human rights situation markedly deteriorated in 2016, with increased arrests of government critics, expanded restrictions on peaceful assembly, and continued [...]
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In report, watchdog says human rights in Malaysia on downward trend

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The human rights situation in Malaysia showed a “marked deterioration” in 2016 due to increased arrests of government critics and expanded restrictions on public [...]
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China agencies promoting Malaysia

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

From fishing trips to tropical island paradises, tour agencies in China are promoting Malaysia even harder with news that tourists from the republic are making a beeline [...]
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Johari: Malaysia on the right track

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

There is no necessity to recalibrate Budget 2017, as Malaysia is on the right track towards strong growth this year, according to Second Finance minister Datuk Johari Abdul [...]
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Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Malaysia, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | PRNewswire | 6:00 AM

Synopsis Timetric’s ‘Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Malaysia Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020′ report provides in-depth market analysis, [...]
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Malaysian Bar: Speed up law reform barring unilateral child conversions

14-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The federal government should expedite the proposed legal amendment to prohibit the unilateral conversion of minors to Islam, Malaysian Bar president Steven Thiru said today. [...]
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Discontent in Malay heartland may spell trouble for PM Najib

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Malaysian plantation district of Sungkai has become an initial – and unlikely – battleground for an election that embattled prime minister Najib Razak is [...]
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Malaysia launches 5-year Islamic fund, wealth management blueprint

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has launched a five-year Islamic Fund and Wealth Management Blueprint to further strengthen the country’s position as a global hub for Islamic funds by 2021. [...]
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Najib arrives in Kuching to pay final respects to Adenan

13-Jan-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak arrived in Sarawak tonight to pay his last respects to the late Sarawak Chief minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem. Accompanied by his wife, [...]
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