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Business 24 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Retired and wondering whether to dabble in business?

Tan Thiam Hock advises those who plan to start a business after retirement – the dos and don’ts as he sees them.

Business 17 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Eurozone comes under pressure

LONDON: Mass eurozone ratings downgrades are unlikely to shake up investors too much, but with Greek debt talks at an impasse, pressure has been loaded on the bloc to shore up its defences and glimmers of optimism from last week have been firmly doused.

Business 15 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Forget Cameron's veto, another eurozone crisis is only weeks away

YOU wouldn#8217;t believe it to listen to the fulminating indignation directed at the UK from across the Channel, but David Cameron did the eurozone#8217;s political leaders a favour last weekend. By refusing to sign up, he managed to create a convenient Aunt Sally for Europeans to throw stones at, and divert attention from the summit#8217;s failure to come up with anything remotely credible to address either the single currency#8217;s existential crisis or the gathering economic slump. The latest in a long line of self-styled #8220;make or break#8221; summits, it was in truth no more momentous than any of the others.

Business 23 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Study: PCs run faster on genuine Microsoft products

KUALA LUMPUR: Personal computers (PCs) running genuine software were on average 50 per cent faster to boot, print, open documents and surf the Internet while significantly extending the battery life, according to a study by the Harrison Group, a leading global market research agency.

Business 04 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

GAB at nine-month high

KUALA LUMPUR: Guinness Anchor Bhd (GAB) shares surged to their highest in more than nine months to RM10.94, shy of their all-time high of RM11 recorded on Jan 13; buoyed by a strong set of first-quarter results released on Wednesday.

Business 15 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM

Brown acts as a bridge in men's footwear

NEW YORK (AP) - Look down, see brown. A trendier, more casual brown shoe might be becoming the standard in men's footwear, as men - even those wearing suits - look to replace their black wingtips.

Business 11 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

CEO: Wendy's has 'quality bidders' for Arby's

NEW YORK: Wendy's/Arby's Group Inc. plans to raise menu prices, the latest in a stream of companies saying they will pass along higher costs for the ingredients in their products.

Business 09 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

The fame dilemma and the Malaysian ad industry

Harmandar Singh discusses the fame dilemmaand the Malaysian advertising industry.

Business 24 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Ex-CEO: JCorp pulled through despite odds

I REFER to your column i>Raison D#8217;etre/iof March 22 under the heading #8220;Let market forces prevail in JCorp exercise#8221;.

Business 12 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

A leap into the unknown

Errol Oh feels companies should provideexplanations for proposals to remove auditors.