Malaysia to require banks to report exposure to climate risks

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s central bank governor said financial institutions will be required to report their exposure to climate

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Hip hope: Universal Music opens Southeast Asia HQ betting on rap

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Korea brought the world K-Pop. India, the music of Bollywood. Could the chaotic, fast-growing region of Southeast

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‘Dangerous’ air pollution in Indonesia’s Borneo leads to school closures

PALANGKA RAYA, Indonesia (Reuters) – Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo island will be closed for

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Indonesia says some forest fires started on Malaysian-controlled land

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s environment minister said on Friday some forest fires in its territory had started on land used

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Malaysia to curb imports of plastic waste – minister

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia is taking steps to limit imports of plastic waste, which has flooded the country since

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‘Asian August’ comes to Hollywood, but will it last?

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Phil Yu is excited. The Los Angeles-based blogger saw an advance screening months ago of “Crazy

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Volcano on Indonesian island of Bali hurls out ash and lava

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) – A volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali erupted late on Monday, hurling lava and

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