Politics

Malaysia in suspense ahead of Najib’s visit to anti-graft agency

Malaysia in suspense ahead of Najib’s visit to anti-graft agency

Published 21/05/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Amid mounting suspense in Malaysia, former leader Najib Razak is expected to give a statement to an anti-graft agency on Tuesday [more…]

EU fears new Italian policies could set stage for next euro zone…

EU fears new Italian policies could set stage for next euro zone…

Published 18/05/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy’s emerging ruling coalition is likely to put deeper euro zone integration on hold and could set the stage for the bloc’s [more…]

Why Italy’s bonds keep calm and carry on

Why Italy’s bonds keep calm and carry on

Published 16/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The prospect of a more spendthrift government in Italy, already one of the euro zone’s most indebted economies, has had only a [more…]

Senior Malaysian adviser says to announce GST strategy in hundred days

Senior Malaysian adviser says to announce GST strategy in hundred days

Published 15/05/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Zeti Akhthar Aziz, a senior adviser to the Malaysian government, said on Tuesday that a strategy for removal of the goods [more…]

Malaysia aviation regulator denies pressure to cancel AirAsia flights

Malaysia aviation regulator denies pressure to cancel AirAsia flights

Published 15/05/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s aviation regulator on Tuesday denied it had ordered budget airline AirAsia to cancel extra flights to help voters return home [more…]

Malaysian PM Mahathir says may be prime minister for one-two years

Malaysian PM Mahathir says may be prime minister for one-two years

Published 15/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday he may remain premier for up to two years and will play [more…]

Merkel stresses German conditions for euro zone reforms

Merkel stresses German conditions for euro zone reforms

Published 07/05/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday her conservative bloc wanted a reduction in European banking sector risks before a banking union [more…]

Germany and France agree on fundamental questions on Europe: Merkel

Germany and France agree on fundamental questions on Europe: Merkel

Published 07/05/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Germany and France agreed on most fundamental issues related to Europe but the two countries [more…]

Venezuela slams ‘supremacist policies’ of Pompeo, Trump ‘regime’

Venezuela slams ‘supremacist policies’ of Pompeo, Trump ‘regime’

Published 07/05/2018

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela on Sunday slammed comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the government of President Nicolas Maduro, denouncing “supremacist policies” [more…]

UK PM May avoids London wipeout in local elections

UK PM May avoids London wipeout in local elections

Published 04/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party avoided a wipeout in London local elections and eked out gains in Brexit-supporting regions elsewhere, partial [more…]