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Lifestyle 10 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

My father the gambler


Letters 03 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Liquor ad ban is a govt watershed

BANGKOK: By stomping on TV advertising of alcoholic products, the government has taken a course of action in its fight against alcohol abuse to a new level. Any attempt now to water down its resolve will only result in damage to its credibility.

Other Sport 02 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Legal betting kicks off in HK

Gamblers in Hong Kong placed their first legal wagers on football yesterday as the territory kicked off a new betting operation intended to raise tax revenues and squeeze out illegal bookmakers.

Nation 01 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bogus bomohs who 'heal' victims

Police here have uncovered cases of bogus mediums and bomohs cheating their patients into paying huge sums of money regularly if they want to maintain good health.

AseanPlus News 19 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Casino: No payment for ‘cheats’

B>HONG KONG:/BA Cambodian casino owned by a businessman friend of Prime Minister Hun Sen is refusing to pay US$2mil (RM7.6mil) to a group of gamblers here who it says cheated, a news report said yesterday.

Nation 03 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Leaders laud ACA move to screen candidates

CHINESE community leaders and associations have lauded the move by the Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA) to screen the background of candidates recommended for awards or promotions of official positions, saying that this will ensure they only go to those with a clean background.

Other Sport 31 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Drivers need to find balance between aggression and restraint

Monaco, with its elegant casino and resident high-rollers, has always been a magnet for gamblers.

Lifestyle 13 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Prepare the Body

NOW that your listeners know your specific purpose, the next step is to present evidence that will convince them to agree with you.

Business 25 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

A free lunch is no way to reward shareholders

MY commentary last Friday, I>Investors should pay more attention to dividends,/Istruck a chord of discontent among some readers who rang up or wrote in to express their unhappiness that Malaysian companies are too stingy when paying dividends.

Other Sport 20 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

A battle that's not for bettors

What drives a Japanese to stay up at 4am to watch an English Premier League match. Why do Asians #8211; in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam #8211; stay up all night and gamble away millions on these matches. Passion? Hot action? A burning desire to win? All of these and more were on show when Manchester United and Arsenal had their mid-week showdown.