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Lifestyle 15 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

The lure of the Spratlys

By Anthony Geoffrey

Other Sport 27 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Small boats take lead

A handful of smaller yachts took a surprise early lead over heavily favoured super maxis Skandia and Zana shortly after the start of the 59th Sydney-Hobart race.

Other Sport 28 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Skandia and Zana strengthen lead

Super maxi rivals Skandia and Zana increased their lead in the 59th Sydney-Hobart race Saturday and were engaged in a tense tactical battle as they sailed down Australia's east coast into freshening headwinds.

Other Sport 29 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Big maxis battle for finish

Australian super maxi Skandia maintained its narrow lead over New Zealand rival Zana in the Sydney-Hobart race yesterday as the leading boats neared the finish line after a rough crossing of Bass Strait.

Other Sport 11 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Perez presses his claim for title

The 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Eric Wohlberg of Canada, won the fifth stage of the Tour of Langkawi, an 18km individual time trial.

Business 09 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Asian reserves top US$2 trillion

Asian foreign exchange reserves rose more than US$220bil in the first quarter 2004, according to central bank figures, and the rise could have been larger since China has not updated its figures.

Business 29 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Market rebound seen for H2

As the first half of the year draws to a close, investors are wondering what is in store for stocks on Bursa Malaysia. I>StarBiz/Italked to several people to find out what could be ahead.

Business 29 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Boeing quarterly profit surges 78%

Boeing Co posted on Wednesday a 78% jump in quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street forecasts as stronger demand for its military networking and weapons systems helped offset a fall in commercial aircraft revenue.

Business 23 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

US stocks rise as oil prices fall

An afternoon rally spurred by a drop in oil prices pushed stocks higher Monday, bringing investors back into the market despite lingering concerns over the strength of the dollar and the nation's trade deficit.

Other Sport 28 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Formidable American team assembled for world athletics meet

An American team blessed with youth and speed appears ready to expand on their glittering Olympic showing in August's world championships.