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Bank accounts of Najib's party frozen in 1MDB probe

Bank accounts of Najib's party frozen in 1MDB probe

The United Malays National Organisation (Umno) has governed the country for more than 60 years.

Duterte accused of stashing millions of dollars

Duterte accused of stashing millions of dollars

A staunch critic of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte revived allegations of millions of dollars of hidden assets that he said the president had yet to answer.

Indian police bust $550mn internet scam that duped thousands

Indian police bust $550mn internet scam that duped thousands

Indian police have busted an internet scam in which around 650,000 people lost a combined 37bn rupees ($549mn) after sending money to a company that promised they would earn cash by clicking on web links.

India rolls back latest curbs on deposits of banned notes

India rolls back latest curbs on deposits of banned notes

India's central bank on Wednesday rolled back an order restricting deposits of banned rupee bills into bank accounts, after the move sparked a huge public backlash.

Fugitive Indian tycoon Mallya cries foul over Twitter hack

Fugitive Indian tycoon Mallya cries foul over Twitter hack

Fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya said that his Twitter account had been penetrated by a hacking group, which posted links to what it alleged were details of Mallya's bank accounts, offshore investments and luxury cars.

Indian villages to be given card-swiping machines

Indian villages to be given card-swiping machines

Tens of thousands of Indian villages will soon be equipped with card-swiping machines to boost cashless payments, the finance minister said on Thursday, a month after the government banned high-value banknotes.

Duterte holds huge lead in Philippine presidential race

Duterte holds huge lead in Philippine presidential race

Philippine presidential favourite Rodrigo Duterte has brushed off controversies to keep a huge lead going into the final days of the election campaign, a pollster said on Friday.