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Krishna N. Das

Spooked by protests, Hong Kong citizens buy Malaysian homes

21 Aug 2019

KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG Hong Kong citizens have snapped up about 200 apartments in the past two months at a sprawling housing development in Malaysia, two estate agents said, a sign that some Hong Kongers are looking for homes elsewhere due to the political volatility at home.

Spooked by protests, Hong Kong citizens buy Malaysian homes

21 Aug 2019

KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG Hong Kong citizens have snapped up about 200 apartments in the past two months at a sprawling housing development in Malaysia, two estate agents said, a sign that some Hong Kongers are looking for homes elsewhere due to the political volatility at home.

Spooked by protests, Hong Kong citizens buy Malaysian homes

21 Aug 2019

KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG Hong Kong citizens have snapped up about 200 apartments in the past two months at a sprawling housing development in Malaysia, two estate agents said, a sign that some Hong Kongers are looking for homes elsewhere due to the political volatility at home.

Spooked by protests, Hong Kong citizens buy Malaysian homes

21 Aug 2019

KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG, Aug 21 Hong Kong citizens have snapped up about 200 apartments in the past two months at a sprawling housing development in Malaysia, two estate agents said, a sign that some Hong Kongers are looking for homes elsewhere due to the political volatility at home.

People in protest-hit Hong Kong eye Malaysia's second-home programme

20 Aug 2019

KUALA LUMPUR A Malaysian programme to attract wealthy foreigners to live in the Southeast Asian nation has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year, compared with 193 approved last year from the Chinese-ruled city, a government official said.

People in protest-hit Hong Kong eye Malaysia's second-home program

20 Aug 2019

KUALA LUMPUR A Malaysian program to attract wealthy foreigners to live in the Southeast Asian nation has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year, compared with 193 approved last year from the Chinese-ruled city, a government official said.

People in protest-hit Hong Kong eye Malaysia's second-home programme

20 Aug 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 A Malaysian programme to attract wealthy foreigners to live in the Southeast Asian nation has drawn 251 applications from Hong Kong residents this year, compared with 193 approved last year from the Chinese-ruled city, a government official said.

Malaysian ministers say Indian Islamic preacher should be expelled

14 Aug 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's cabinet discussed the permanent residency of Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday, with three ministers demanding his expulsion for allegedly making racially sensitive remarks in the multi-ethnic nation.

Malaysia's Duopharma talks deals with trade war-hit Chinese firms

06 Aug 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Duopharma Biotech , Malaysia's largest generic drugmaker, is in talks with two Chinese consumer healthcare companies for expansion of their production base in Southeast Asia and a potential stake sale, its managing director said.

Torrent of bad news hits Sitharaman on first day as India finance minister

31 May 2019

NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday surprised markets by naming Nirmala Sitharaman, formerly the defence minister, as the next finance minister on a day data showed that Asia's third biggest economy grew at its slowest pace in 17 quarters.

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