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Chinese IPOs return to US

THE end of China's 14-month-long IPO freeze in January, following reforms initiated by the Chinese Securities Regulatory Commission, has been accompanied by a flurry of listings of Chinese companies in the United States, indicating renewed American investor interest in China plays after several years of distinct coolness in the aftermath of dozens of Chinese listed companies being accused of fraud in 2011.

Ukraine can square up against Russia

Ukraine can square up against Russia

GO WEST: Independence Square gives birth to democratic hopes

All the  President's blockbuster films

All the President's blockbuster films

MALAYSIA will roll out the red carpet for President Barack Obama on Saturday when he arrives for a three-day visit. Many are hopeful of catching a glimpse of the 44th president of the United States as he goes about his engagements here.

Pahang to farm potential of bioeconomy

GOVT INITIATIVE: Opportunities for state in Bioeconomy Transformation Programme

Tech revolution in finance

Tech revolution in finance

NEED TO ADAPT: What technological innovation did to journalism and media is slowly happening to finance

Penang PKR members up in arms against Mansor

There is a silent campaign by a substantial number of PKR members against their state party chief Datuk Dr Mansor Othman for the coming party elections.

In Asean, all of us eat rice and sing songs of our forefathers

In Asean, all of us eat rice and sing songs of our forefathers

THE subject of Asean culture has been in greater focus for the last six years, but ever since the coming into force of the Asean Charter on Dec 15, 2008, the subject of culture and its affiliated subjects have become more prominent as achievement pointers.

Graphene, a miracle in the offing

Graphene, a miracle in the offing

SUPER CARBON: This wonder material can change the electronics world

Kuching folk take pride in their spotless city

Kuching folk take pride in their spotless city

SENSE OF OWNERSHIP: It boils down to people's attitude and authorities' effort

Pas' ill-conceived hudud move

Pas' ill-conceived hudud move

PROBLEMATIC: The party's approach focuses on modes of punishment and not on fundamental principles of justice

Obama to give, require assurances

Obama to give, require assurances

SELDOM does a visit by a United States president to the region attract more than the necessary attention. This time, however, Barack Obama's trip to the region -- covering South Korea, Japan, the Philippines and Malaysia -- is coming on for real for good reasons.

 How Sweden's recovery soured

How Sweden's recovery soured

NO GOOD REASON: 'Sadomonetarists' raised interest rates despite high unemployment and low inflation

The staggering cost of India's elections

BREAKING THE BANK: Political parties have sidestepped polls spending rules

Women entrepreneurs boom online

UPSKILLING NEEDED: Though small retail businesses are doing well, their proprietors need training to grow

Meeting Joyah Vegas

Meeting Joyah Vegas

INDOMITABLE: A Malaysian overcomes hardship to make a name for herself and a flourishing business in America

Dong Zong's ring-a-ding

Dong Zong's ring-a-ding

NATIONAL SCHOOLS: Even if all is not well, the system at least holds that hope of a more integrated Malaysia