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Business 13 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Whatever Volcker wants, Volcker gets?

Lin See-Yan can't see how the Volcker Rule or its variants can reallyprevent another crisis.

Business 27 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Size is not an issue for Tabung Haji – if there’s growth, it’s a buy

PILGRIM funds are characteristically seen as moderate and traditional, maybe even a little humdrum. This orthodox behaviour cannot be said about Malaysia's haj pilgrims fund board, Lembaga Tabung Haji (LTH).

Business 01 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Life after Bakun

For many of the natives, it may be daunting as well as exciting once the massive dam starts operations.

Business 04 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jackson Hole ‘gunfight’ shoots blanks

Lin See-Yan feels the Fed badly needs to show itsrelentlessness in preventing a double-dip deflation.

Business 17 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

US ships 'instant ranch' to Russian grasslands

BILLINGS, Montana: Cowboys, quarter-horses and 1,434 purebred beef cattle - just add grasslands, and you've got a transplanted Montana ranch.

Business 08 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Grisly labels not so scary for cigarette sales

RICHMOND, Virginia: The top U.S. tobacco companies' sales aren't expected to go up in smoke despite new grisly warning labels that are set to appear on cigarettes packs next year.

Business 31 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Tough job for a tough lady

As Tan Sri Zarinah Anwar sat down to give her exit interview as the chairman of the Securities Commission (SC), she struck an all too familiar look that many in the capital market have gotten accustomed to.

Business 09 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Standard Chartered begins fightback on Iran allegations

WASHINGTON/LONDON: Cowboy local regulator or the exposer of lax federal bureaucrats? That's the key question being asked about New York banking regulator Benjamin Lawsky after his explosive charge that London's Standard Chartered bank abetted US$250 billion of money-laundering transactions with Iran.

Business 06 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Malone strikes US$15.75bil Virgin Media deal to take on Murdoch

LONDON: John Malone's Liberty Global struck a deal on Tuesday to buy British cable group Virgin Media for about US$15.75 billion in stock and cash, a move that would put the U.S. billionaire up against old rival Rupert Murdoch.

Business 30 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Up Close and Personal Datuk Idris Hashim

Perbadanan Nasional Bhd chairman Datuk Idris Hashim says he’s a planner who does it for towns and businesses.