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Genting to spend $3-4 billion in Las Vegas in push for U.S. gaming empire

17 Dec 2013

KUALA LUMPUR Genting Bhd, Southeast Asia's biggest gaming group, will spend an initial $3 billion to $4 billion to develop an unfinished resort on the Las Vegas strip, as it seeks to build a U.S. empire of casino and leisure assets.

Malaysia's Najib seen levying consumption tax to curb budget deficit

21 Oct 2013

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will trim the government's hefty subsidy bill and likely announce a new consumption tax later this week as he delivers a budget seen as crucial to ward off a possible credit downgrade and reassure investors over the Southeast Asian country's fast-growing debt burden.

Malaysia's Najib seen levying consumption tax to curb budget deficit

21 Oct 2013

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will trim the government's hefty subsidy bill and likely announce a new consumption tax later this week as he delivers a budget seen as crucial to ward off a possible credit downgrade and reassure investors over the Southeast Asian country's fast-growing debt burden.

Malaysia's Najib seen levying consumption tax to curb budget deficit

21 Oct 2013

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will trim the government's hefty subsidy bill and likely announce a new consumption tax later this week as he delivers a budget seen as crucial to ward off a possible credit downgrade and reassure investors over the Southeast Asian country's fast-growing debt burden.

Malaysia feeds fiscal elephant in the room: its civil service

15 Oct 2013

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia From unwinding subsidies for food and fuel to imposing a new sales tax, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak has plenty to do to rescue the country from a possible credit rating downgrade when he presents his government's annual budget this month.

Malaysian court rules use of 'Allah' exclusive to Muslims

14 Oct 2013

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia A Malaysian court ruled on Monday that a Christian newspaper may not use the word "Allah" to refer to God, a landmark decision on an issue that has fanned religious tension and raised questions over minority rights in the mainly Muslim country.

Malaysian court rules use of "Allah" exclusive to Muslims

14 Oct 2013

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia A Malaysian court ruled on Monday that a Christian newspaper may not use the word "Allah" to refer to God, a landmark decision on an issue that has fanned religious tension and raised questions over minority rights in the mainly Muslim country.

Malaysian court rules use of 'Allah' exclusive to Muslims

14 Oct 2013

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia A Malaysian court ruled on Monday that a Christian newspaper may not use the word "Allah" to refer to God, a landmark decision on an issue that has fanned religious tension and raised questions over minority rights in the mainly Muslim country.

Malaysian court rules use of "Allah" exclusive to Muslims

14 Oct 2013

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia, Oct 14 A Malaysian court ruled on Monday that a Christian newspaper may not use the word "Allah" to refer to God, a landmark decision on an issue that has fanned religious tensions and raised questions over minority rights in the mainly Muslim country.

In Malaysia, Mahathir's rising son signals conservative shift

04 Oct 2013

KUALA LUMPUR The chief minister of the rural Malaysian state of Kedah has a familiar face, even if he lacks the charisma, provocative rhetoric and razor-sharp political skills of his famous father.

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