Samantha Ho

Samantha Ho

Samantha Ho is a reporter and digital producer based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia covering corporate news, business, finance and economics.

Asia Pacific

China's great slowdown: Economic growth slumps to 27-year low

Ongoing trade tensions with US and limited space for stimulus measures further dampen China's economic outlook.

China's great slowdown: Economic growth slumps to 27-year low

Asia Pacific

Tough choices: Malaysia faces tightrope act in upcoming budget

The government’s commitment to fiscal discipline will be tested by Malaysians’ grouses over rising costs of living.

Tough choices: Malaysia faces tightrope act in upcoming budget

Environment

The food chain: Trillions to be made from better land management

But industrial farming currently results in massive health and environmental costs, a new report says.

The food chain: Trillions to be made from better land management

Health

By the numbers: Economic impact of Southeast Asia's haze

Agriculture and healthcare sectors among those bearing cost of worsening air quality in Southeast Asia.

By the numbers: Economic impact of Southeast Asia's haze

Malaysia

Ex-Malaysia Airlines workers still struggling to make ends meet

Some of the 6,000 workers who were laid off after the MH370 and MH17 disasters are still searching for work.

Ex-Malaysia Airlines workers still struggling to make ends meet