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Business 15 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Some mobile content providers fined by regulator, sets tone for better services

A DOZEN mobile content providers have been fined by the regulator for promotional and spam messages. Perhaps this should be extended to dropped calls as well.

Business 15 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Ex-Stanford executives jailed 20 years over roles in US$7bil fraud

The final two defendants convicted for helping the former Texas billionaire financier Allen Stanford swindle investors were each sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison over their roles in his $7.2 billion Ponzi scheme.

Business 14 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Cambodia's US$11bil mystery

ROVIENG, Cambodia: The remote district of Rovieng was once a battleground between Cambodian government troops and Pol Pot's genocidal Khmer Rouge. Unexploded bombs still lurk in its fields and forests. So does something more desirable - iron ore - and supposedly in such huge quantities two Chinese companies have an US$11-billion plan to extract it.

Business 01 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

SK Holdings chief jailed

SEOUL: SK Holdings Co Ltd’s chairman Chey Taewon was jailed for four years on embezzlement charges, a Seoul court ruled after South Korea’s president-elect vowed tougher action against corrupt business leaders.

Business 26 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Thai court jails ex-equity trader over royal health web rumours

BANGKOK: A Thai court jailed a former equity trader for four years on Tuesday for posting false Internet messages about the king's health that sent stocks plunging in 2009, an official said.

Business 24 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Are defaulting taxpayers exposed to heavy penalties?

FEW people realise that when they commit a tax offence, they could open themselves to being charged under the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act (AMLATFA) 2001.

Business 26 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

UK regulator fines UBS $47m over rogue trader case

LONDON: Britain's financial regulator fined Swiss investment bank UBS 29.7mil pounds ($47.6mil) for system and control failings that allowed Kweku Adoboli to cause over $2bil losses through unauthorized trading in London.

Business 26 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Adoboli affair rocks London’s scandal-hit financial hub

LONDON: The jailing of rogue UBS trader Kweku Adoboli, convicted of Britains biggest ever fraud, is the latest damaging scandal to rock Londons financial district and spark fresh concerns over its conduct.

Business 24 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Ad industry should be allowed to self-regulate

LOWE Partners Malaysia chairman Khairudin Rahim wants the advertising industry to be left alone to self-regulate.

Business 23 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

UBS nears settlement with Swiss, UK on rogue trader case

ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - UBS is nearing a settlement in the coming days with regulators in Switzerland and Britain for control failures that led to a $2.3 billion (1.4 billion pounds) rogue trading loss, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.