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Malaysia central bank to hike rates again in July and September- Reuters Poll

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A man walks past the entrance of Central Bank of Malaysia (Bank Negara Malaysia) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register All economists expect BNM to raise rates to 2.25% Decision due at 0700 GMT on Wednesday, July......

Australia’s Link rejects Dye & Durham’s lower offer, but keeps door open

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July 4 (Reuters) – Australia’s Link Administration (LNK.AX) said on Monday it will not recommend Canadian cloud-based software firm Dye & Durham Ltd’s (DND.TO) lowered takeover bid but agreed to continue to engage with it on hopes of securing a better offer. Last week, Dye & Durham (D&D) cut its......

Indigenous leader who opposed illegal mining killed in Venezuela -NGO

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PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela, July 1 (Reuters) – A Venezuelan indigenous leader who was an opponent of armed groups and illegal mining was shot dead on Thursday in the Amazonas state capital, a non-governmental organization and three people with knowledge of the case said. Virgilio Trujillo Arana, a 38-year-old indigenous Uwottuja......

Axiata, Telenor win approval to form Malaysia’s top mobile operator

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A general view of the Axiata headquarters building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 1, 2019. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s communications regulator on Wednesday approved a merger between the mobile operations of Axiata Group Bhd (AXIA.KL)......

China’s May oil imports from Russia soar 55% to a record, surpass Saudi supply

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Oil and gas tanks are seen at an oil warehouse at a port in Zhuhai, China October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russia overtakes Saudi as top supplier after 19-month gap Russian imports nearly 2 mln bpd in May Imports from Malaysia......

Biden adviser Sullivan raised concerns with China over North Korea

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National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan answers questions while Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre looks on, during the daily media briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 18, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – U.S. national security adviser Jake......

In ‘miracle’ city Shenzhen, fears for China’s economic future

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SHENZHEN, China, June 13 (Reuters) – (This June 12 story has been refiled to clarify location in penultimate paragraph) David Fong made his way from a poor village in central China to the southern boomtown of Shenzhen as a young man in 1997. Over the next 25 years he worked......

China becoming more ‘coercive and aggressive’ – U.S. defence chief

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SINGAPORE, June 11 (Reuters) – The United States will do its part to manage tensions with China and prevent conflict even though Beijing is becoming increasingly aggressive in the Asian region, including near Taiwan, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Saturday. Relations between China and the United States have......

Brazilian police open criminal probe amid search for British journalist

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RIO DE JANEIRO, June 7 (Reuters) – Brazilian police have opened a criminal probe and interviewed at least four witnesses believed to be among the last to have seen a British journalist and an indigenous expert who went missing in a remote and lawless part of the Amazon jungle on......

Thai police rescue 59 Rohingya refugees abandoned on southern island

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BANGKOK, June 5 (Reuters) – Thailand had rescued 59 Rohingya refugees, including children, from an island who had been abandoned by people smugglers on an island close to the Malaysian border, police said on Sunday. The Rohingya – 31 men, 23 women, and five children – were found on Dong......

Indonesia policy uncertainty hampers resumption of palm oil exports

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Trucks with palm oil fresh fruit bunches are parked in a queue at a palm oil factory in Siak regency, Riau province, Indonesia, April 26, 2022. Picture taken with a drone April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JAKARTA, May 23 (Reuters) –......

Malaysia sees sustained competitiveness even as Indonesia resumes palm oil exports

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A worker pushes a wheelbarrow of fresh fruit bunches of oil palm tree during harvest at a palm oil plantation in Kuala Selangor, Selangor, Malaysia April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Hasnoor Hussain Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 (Reuters) – Indonesia’s resumption of palm oil......

U.S. hails ‘new era’ with ASEAN as summit commits to raise level of ties

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WASHINGTON, May 13 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said on Friday a first summit in Washington with leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) marked the launch of a “new era” in the relationship between the United States and the 10-nation bloc. In a joint 28-point “vision......

Russia’s Potanin dodges politics and sanctions to flourish

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May 4 (Reuters) – So far, at least, “Nickel King” Vladimir Potanin is Russia’s ultimate survivor. Unlike many of Russia’s notable oligarchs, he has not been sanctioned by the United States or the European Union for his closeness to President Vladimir Putin. And as Western companies quit Russia because of......

Singapore executes Malaysian on drugs charges after rejecting mental disability appeal

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People take part in a vigil ahead of the planned execution of Malaysian drug trafficker, Nagaenthran Dharmalingam, outside Singapore High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Hasnoor Hussain Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Nagaenthran Dharmalingam had been on death row for over a decade......

Philippines’ Duterte, China’s Xi call for restraint in South China Sea

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping, before the meeting at the Great Hall of People in Beijing, China on April 25, 2019. Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MANILA, April 9 (Reuters) – Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte and......

British, French divers rescued in Malaysia after more than two days at sea

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MERSING, Malaysia, April 9 (Reuters) – A French woman and British man who disappeared while diving off the coast of Malaysia were found safe on Saturday, drifting at sea two and a half days after they went missing, police said. Four people went missing on Wednesday at around noon on......

Ex-Goldman banker convicted of bribery, money laundering conspiracy charges in 1MDB case

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NEW YORK, April 8(Reuters) – Former Goldman Sachs (GS.N) banker Roger Ng was convicted by a U.S. jury on Friday of corruption charges related to his role in helping loot hundreds of millions of dollars from Malaysia’s 1MDB development fund. The charges stemmed from one of the biggest financial scandals......

Prosecutor urges jury to convict ex-Goldman banker in ‘brazen’ 1MDB scheme

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NEW YORK, April 4 (Reuters) – A former Goldman Sachs (GS.N) banker should be convicted of helping loot billions of dollars from Malaysia’s 1MDB sovereign wealth fund and causing “immeasurable” harm, a U.S. prosecutor told jurors in her closing argument on Monday. Roger Ng, Goldman’s former top investment banker for......

Backed by Australia govt, Iluka greenlights $750 mln rare earths refinery

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MELBOURNE, April 4 (Reuters) – Iluka Resources (ILU.AX) on Monday committed to building Australia’s first rare earths refinery after lining up A$1 billion ($749 million) in cheap debt from the government, which wants to diversify critical minerals supply away from China. The mineral sands producer’s Eneabba refinery in Western Australia......

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