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Business 12 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Boon to cops, bane of privacy groups, database search engine lives on

When the US federal government in April stopped funding a database that lets police quickly see public records and commercially collected information on Americans, privacy advocates celebrated what they saw as a victory against overzealousness in the fight against terrorism.

Business 24 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Louis Erard eyes ladies’ segment

Swiss-based Montres Louis Erard Sa, a maker of watches for men, is turning its attention to the fairer sex by introducing watches with mother of pearls and diamonds.

Business 01 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Nielsen says its method not opaque

NIELSEN Media Research (NMR) is not being opaque about its methodology for measuring newspaper readership, executive director Danyal Abdul Malik said.

Business 03 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Doing away with poverty

POVERTY in Malaysia is measured by the Poverty Line Index (PLI). A household is considered poor if its income falls below that line. The Poverty Line Index (PLI) for Malaysia was introduced in June 1977 using the 1973 Household Expenditure Survey (HES). It was based on the minimum requirements of a household for food, clothing and footwear, and other non-food items such as rent, fuel and power.

Business 29 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

US study shows slight differences in how men and women use Internet

NEW YORK: Women are now as likely to use the Internet as men - about two-thirds of both genders - yet a new study shows that gaps remain in what each sex does online.

Business 27 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Two ‘oil majors’ emerge

MALAYSIA is a lucky country. Although it is not as resource rich as Australia, Malaysia has developed significant oil-producing assets.

Business 02 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Sonnenfeld: Reality show sends wrong message

Yale University lecturer Dr Jeffrey Sonnenfeld has taken his 'battle' with property tycoon and fellow Global Leadership Forum speaker Donald Trump over the reality show 'The Apprentice' to Malaysia.

Business 03 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Awaited debate between Trump and Sonnenfeld fizzles out at forum

The much-anticipated 'battle' between real estate tycoon Donald Trump and Yale University lecturer Dr Jeffrey Sonnenfeld at the Global Leadership Forum failed to materialise yesterday as the two chose to express mutual admiration for each other.

Business 22 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Government making right moves to improve market, says MD

The move to allow regulated short selling (RSS) and the government's support for mergers and acquisitions will improve the market's trading velocity, Credit Suisse Securities (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd managing director and head of equities Steven Hagger said.

Business 23 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Market to improve with new measures

The move to allow regulated short selling (RSS) and the Government's support for mergers and acquisitions will improve the market's velocity and strengthen the quality of stocks on the exchange.