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Business 28 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

UAW members approve contract with Chrysler

DETROIT (AP): Despite significant dissent among some workers, United Auto Workers members narrowly passed a four-year contract agreement with Chrysler LLC, leaving Ford Motor Co. as the last U.S. automaker to negotiate with in this year's round of contract talks.

Business 10 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

IMF: US-caused global credit squeeze may threaten world economy

The recent global credit squeeze caused by the meltdown of risky U.S. mortgage loans may test the ability of the world's economy to keep expanding, the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday.

Business 04 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

US stocks retreat

NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street extended its pullback Wednesday as investors, retrenching from an optimistic stance early in the week, waited to see how well corporate earnings and the job market have held up in an uneven economy.

Business 18 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Fresh debate on crude oil price

The spike up in crude oil prices to a high of US$80.36 per barrel last week has sparked fresh debate on the forward trend of crude oil prices.

Business 15 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Deal to attract foreign investors to MSC Malaysia Cybercity

Penang became the first state partner of the 16th World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2008 after a partnership agreement signing between WCIT 2008 Sdn Bhd and the state government.

Business 14 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Penang is first state partner for WCIT 2008

Penang is paving the way for local technology companies to build alliances with global ICT players. It was the first state partner of the 16th World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2008.

Business 01 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Developing countries closing the gap rapidly

Joseph E. Stiglitz, professor of economics andfinance at Columbia University and 2001 NobelLaureate, shares his views on the prospects ofeconomies in the region in an interview withStarBiz. Below are excerpts from the interview

Business 26 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Family ranchers fighting meatpacking industry, which is dominating beef production

MOVILLE, Iowa (AP) - Eric Nelson, a fourth-generation rancher and farmer who operates a feedlot, is not looking for more government cash. He just wants a little help from the Senate when it debates a farm bill this fall.

Business 21 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

PM to address Forbes CEO conference

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi is expected to give the keynote address at the annual I>Forbes Global CEO Conference/Iin Singapore next month.

Business 19 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian architects do their bit to combat climate change

Malaysian architects are increasingly looking at environment-friendly designs