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Business 12 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Report: NKorean army suspected over cyberattacks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP); A North Korean army lab of hackers was ordered to destroy South Korean communications networks _ evidence the isolated regime was behind cyberattacks that paralyzed South Korean and American Web sites - news reports said Saturday, citing an intelligence briefing.

Business 09 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Attacks on lone blogger reverberate across Web

NEW YORK (AP) - The outage that knocked Twitter offline for hours was traced to an attack on a lone blogger in the former Soviet republic of Georgia - but the collateral damage that left millions around the world tweetless showed just how much havoc an isolated cyberdispute can cause.

Business 06 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

German magazine swaps thin models for real women

BERLIN (AP): Germany's most popular women's magazine announced Monday that it is banning professional models from its pages in favor of real women in an attempt to combat an unhealthy standard of rail-thin beauty that it says has isolated its readers.

Business 16 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM

Banks close amid political crisis in Ivory Coast

IDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - At least one major bank says it has shut its doors amid Ivory Coast's political crisis, spreading fears of cash shortages in the increasingly isolated west African nation after the incumbent president refused to step down

Business 18 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Koreas to discuss special economic zones

SEOUL (AP) - North and South Korea plan to discuss setting up new special economic zones in the isolated North during their high-level talks next month, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun said.

Business 09 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Expanding to the Hindu, Christian sectors

NV MULTI Corp Bhd has focused on the Buddhist and Taoist communities since inception. Next year would see some change. In its 209-acre plot beside the Nirvana Memorial Park in Kajang, NV has isolated 50 acres as a Christian burial ground.

Business 17 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

ADB says no consensus among nations to admit North Korea

North Korea wants to join the Asian Development Bank to seek economic aid for its impoverished people, but the bank's member nations are split on whether to admit the isolated communist nation, the ADB's president said Monday

Business 08 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Lucent’s possible violation of US law highlights China risks

Revelations that Lucent Technologies Inc's senior executives in China may have violated US law banning the payment of bribes overseas is unlikely to be an isolated case in a country where corruption is common despite government campaigns to stamp it out, analysts said.

Business 01 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

S&P: Thai banking outlook remains stable

State-owned Krung Thai Bank (KTB) recently reported a sharp rise in its non-performing loans (NPLs), but it is an isolated case and the Thai banking sector overall is improving steadily, Standard Poor#8217;s (SP) said.

Business 17 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

World Bank says reengaging with Myanmar after 25 years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Thursday it was in the process of returning to Myanmar after 25 years, but the isolated Southeast Asian nation will first have to clear its arrears to global financial institutions before the bank resumes lending.