China SOEs over-invested in construction

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 18): China state-owned enterprises’ (SOEs) investments in Malaysia during the previous Barisan Nasional administration were heavily skewed towards the construction sector, which is susceptible to rent-seeking activities, according to a recent report co-authored by the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (Asli) and University of Malaya.

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Typhoon halts ferry services in South China Strait 

GUANGZHOU (September 15): Ferry services in south China's Qiongzhou Strait have been halted on Saturday morning as super typhoon Mangkhut is approaching the southern provinces of Hainan and Guangdong, Xinhua news agency quoted local authorities as saying.

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