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Health 14 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Stop neglecting your health

THE recent global economic crisis as well as the SARS epidemic hit most of the world's industries badly. Remedial actions were taken, including retrenchment. Large scale retrenchment is likely to result in one person having to multi-task. With the added responsibilities, one needs to go to greater lengths to ensure all deadlines are met.

Business 13 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Banks emerge stronger

WITH the completion of the banking sector consolidation in 2000, the industry had emerged stronger and better capitalised.

Nation 12 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Clerk saved in nick of time from sinking car

A clerk at the land office here was saved from drowning when four men pulled her out just in time from a sinking car after it plunged into Sungai Muar Thursday.

Business 27 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

US stocks soar, Dow up

US stocks surged on Friday, with the Dow average hitting a five-week high, after a surprisingly strong durable goods report bolstered investors' confidence that an economic rebound is on its way and traders snapped up shares hit in Thursday's sell-off.

Other Sport 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

A tale of tragedy and triumph

Two men came into the beautiful game of football for similar reasons. However, while one, Marc-Vivien Foe, collapsed and died on the field at the age of 28, the other, Gianfranco Zola, at the ripe old age of 37, has been able to choose the time and place to wind down a wonderful career. Here is a tale of two extremes.

Lifestyle 11 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Zed for Zola

Gianfranco Zola was brought to Stamford Bridge for close to RM20mil by Dutch icon and the then Chelsea gaffer, Ruud Gullit. After all, it takes a former midfield genius to recognise and reward his ilk, while the Taylors and Houlliers of this world would rather have 10 Robbie Savage clones, battling it out in all areas of the park than a Rivaldo or a Zola unlocking water-tight defences with a cheeky flick or a well-threaded pass.

Lifestyle 14 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

International Dubai

Last week, we talked about the development of Dubai, an emirate within the United Arab Emirates, with its ambitious real estate, high rise buildings and airline. With 80% of its population expatriates, this Pearl of the Middle East is also tourist-friendly and caters to an international crowd.

Business 16 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

It’s crucial to raise productivity

Lately, Malaysia has become very concerned about its capability to compete globally. Our past advantages #150; whatever they may have been #150; are in doubt.

Business 02 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Danaharta expects to recover RM30bil NPLs

PENGURUSAN Danaharta Nasional Bhd expects to recover RM30.19bil from its non-performing loans (NPLs), or an overall recovery rate of 57%, the national asset management company said in its annual report for 2002.

Nation 01 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

End of the road for Puduraya

After 26 years and over 100 million travellers, the Puduraya terminal will begin to see its last days as a public transport terminal from today.