PUTRAJAYA (June 21): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has filed a civil forfeiture suit against 41 entities and individuals in a bid to recover RM270 million of funds which were allegedly misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said the suit was filed under section 56...
Pesticide watchdog Thai-PAN has today (Wednesday) published its most recent survey, which reveals that 41% of all vegetables in Thailand’s fresh markets are contaminated with chemical pesticides to a level that exceeds internationally acceptable standards. 12 types of banned chemicals were also discovered. Ms. Prokchol Ousap, coordinator of Thailand Pesticide...
(June 18): Homebuyers in Hong Kong are looking at Malaysian property as second homes and for retirement, with Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru garnering a lot of interest because of affordable prices amid a supply glut. Terence Law, senior principle project director at Centaline Property Agency, said that more...
If we consider economics to be an objective science, its rules should also have universal significance and use, despite differences in societal order. However, socialists of the materialist camp are committed to the idea that common ownership of the means of production would change the way economic laws unfold...
The best part about shopping at thrift stores is that you never know what you are going to find. Most stores these days have a generic theme – you have a basic expectation of what they sell. But thrift stores offer objects from all walks of life. You could...
For much of 2018, Anticipating the events of the next 24 hr-- never mind a complete 365 days-- has felt difficult. Some days have included a week's worth of headlines; some months have contained more changes to the worlds of business and politics than a whole calendar of years...
Wood Group was sitting pretty at the top of the index as oil prices advanced, with West Texas Intermediate up 3.1% at $48.60 a barrel and Brent crude 2.9% higher at $57.65. Schroders was also on the front foot after Exane BNP Paribas upgraded the asset manager to ‘outperform’ from...
SINGAPORE -- China will again shape Asia's economic outlook in 2019 as the region's largest economy faces internal and external challenges, including trade tensions with the U.S. Economists expect China's growth to slow versus 2018, affecting economies across Asia. All eyes are fixed on Beijing's response. In line with global trends,...
London stocks ended 2018 slow with the FTSE drifting through the 6700's to the downside posting a low of 6676 from a high of 6767 as investors weighed up signs of enhancing relations between the United States and China versus frustrating Chinese production data. The FTSE 100 ended the...
BEIJING-- A crucial metric for the health of China's manufacturing sector is revealing contraction for the very first time in more than 2 years, more proof that the Chinese economy is slowing under the weight of the trade war with the U.S. China's main production buying managers' index stood at...