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The Hong Kong dollar has fallen to HKD7.8171 against the greenback, its weakest level since the China-inspired turmoil of Jan 16 as abundant liquidity continues to create a widening interest rate gap with the US.
Top business groups are maintaining their economic growth forecast of 3.5-4% in 2017, assuming that flash floods ravaging some northeastern provinces will result in limited economic damage, says the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry
If anyone can break Prime Minister Najib Razak’s stranglehold on Sabah, the Borneo state that holds the key to power in Malaysia, it would be Shafie Apdal. Shafie’s roots in Sabah run deep. He is
Economic growth in the 2Q17 is expected to be close to the 1Q17 reading of 3.3% and accelerate to 3.7% in 2H17, says a senior Bank of Thailand official. Don Nakornthab, senior director in the
Senior Counsel Chelva Retnam Rajah said a president must be someone who was popularly elected, while Deputy Attorney-General Hri Kumar Nair said the constitutional definition of president included those who were elected by Parliament and