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Business optimism index for the 1Q18 touched three and half year high on improving demand conditions and expectation that government sops in the budget will revive consumption. The Dun & Bradstreet Composite Business Optimism Index
China’s outbound direct investment recorded the first annual slump since at least 2009, as officials tightened curbs on capital outflows and increased scrutiny on foreign acquisitions. Non-financial overseas investments plunged 29.4% to USD120bn. The drop
The government plans to talk about speeding up future investment in its flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project in line with China’s One Belt, One Road initiative, says Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana. Mr Uttama said
Shafie Apdal has thrown his support behind Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the next prime minister, saying the Pakatan Harapan chairman is the only leader capable of getting Malaysia out of its current debt crisis. He
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked India at 30th position on a global manufacturing index – below China’s 5th place but above other BRICS peers, Brazil, Russia and South Africa. Japan has been found