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Business 27 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

GPRO to focus on core IT business

GPRO Technologies Bhd, en route for a listing on Bursa Malaysia's Mesdaq market, will remain focused on its core business of developing information technology (IT) solutions for the textile and apparel industry, chairman Jordan Tang said.

Business 16 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

GPRO to use listing proceeds to expand overseas and R&D

GPRO Technologies Bhd, which is en route to a listing on the MSEB Mesdaq market, will use the RM25mil it expects to raise from its initial public offering (IPO) to expand overseas and fund its research and development (RD) programme, executive chairman Jordan Tang said.

Lifestyle 02 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Surveillance crucial

As another landslide hits the country during the wet month of November, this time a rockfall along the New Klang Valley Expressway near Bukit Lanjan, TAN CHENG LI probes why such disasters keep recurring.

Business 28 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

GeniurSoft targets SMIs

WITH a computer integrated manufacturing (CIM) solutions in one hand, and an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the other, GeniurSoft Sdn Bhd is all geared up to woo and capture more business among the small- and medium-sized manufacturers.

Letters 13 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Involve volunteers in wildlife conservation

WONG EE LYNN of Rawang believes it has long been the dream of environmental groups and nature-lovers to see the migratory animals of Malaysia, especially elephants, be given access to larger habitats.

Lifestyle 28 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Methodical marine monitor

Corals are an incredible reservoir of biodiversity but sadly, they are being increasingly threatened by overfishing, poison fishing, pollution and sedimentation. About 16% have been lost in the last five years, with another 27% severely threatened. The health of corals should be the responsibility of the local community and Reef Check, an international programme, paves the way for participation at grass-roots level.

Business 13 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

RFID may replace barcode soon

RADIO Frequency Identification (RFID), a technology that enables that automatic collection of data on product, place, time or transaction without human intervention or error, will become increasingly pervasive and may just replace the good old barcode, said Accenture chief scientist Glover Ferguson.

Lifestyle 23 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hanging on

Found exclusively on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, orang utans may well be facing extinction in the wild as their habitat continues to shrink, leaving them vulnerable to starvation and poaching. An estimated 13,000 orang utans remain in Sabah today but they may all disappear over the next 20 years unless serious efforts are taken to protect these unique primates.

Lifestyle 23 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Wildlife wardens

CONSERVATION can only be achieved with the support of local communities. With that in mind, the Kinabatangan Orang Utan Conservation Project (KOCP) has roped in the people of Sukau village in its endeavour to protect the orang utans of Lower Kinabatangan.

Lifestyle 16 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Raising the tapir's profile

INITIALLY confused by the different names of the animal, local graduate Siti Khadijah Abd Ghani soon realised that little is known about the Malay tapir and decided to raise the profile of the mammal.