Government And Politics

Indonesia leader to free radical cleric behind Bali bombings

Jan 18, 2019

Indonesia's president says the ailing 80-year-old radical cleric who inspired the Bali bombers and other violent extremists in Indonesia will be released from prison

Malaysia says Goldman Sachs must pay, apology not enough

Jan 18, 2019

Malaysia says Goldman Sachs must pay for 1MDB role, apology not enough

Malaysia says Goldman Sachs must pay, apology not enough

Jan 18, 2019

Malaysia's Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says the apology by Goldman Sachs for its role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB was insufficient and that it has to pay $7.5 billion as compensation

Indonesian presidential candidates spar over corruption

Jan 17, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has accused his election rival of allowing corrupt candidates on his legislative ticket and failing to include women in senior positions

Rights lawyers challenge Indonesia detention of 3 activists

Jan 17, 2019

Human rights lawyers are mounting a court challenge to Indonesia's detention of three Papuan activists on charges of treason

Asian shares track Wall Street gains on robust US earnings

Jan 17, 2019

Asian shares climb on strong US earnings reports, but tensions with China limit gains

World stocks rise but Britain slips on Brexit limbo

Jan 16, 2019

World shares advance, Britain slips after lawmakers reject May's plan for Brexit

Malaysia's 2018 auto sales rebounded, flat growth seen

Jan 16, 2019

Malaysia's 2018 auto sales rebounded, flat growth forecast this year

Malaysia says it won't host any more events involving Israel

Jan 16, 2019

Malaysia's foreign minister says the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel

Stocks edge up on Chinese growth plan, ahead of Brexit vote

Jan 15, 2019

Global stock markets are mostly higher after Chinese officials set out plans to support the world's second-biggest economy through a slowdown and trade war with the U.S.

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