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Business 03 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Lessons from Lin-sanity

Roshan Thiran draws various examples of those who have realised their dre amsthrough perseverance and focuses on the Jeremy Lin success story.

Business 24 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Tech billionaires bankroll gold rush to mine asteroids

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Google Inc executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron are among those bankrolling a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids that orbit near Earth, the company said on Tuesday.

Business 02 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Rebirth of Japan the story of the next decade

IT is a small thing, but it says a lot about the country. At Tokyos Narita airport, when you take off your shoes at the security screening check, the guard hands you a pair of leather slippers. The message is obvious: this airport cares for your wellbeing and recognises your need.

Business 24 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

China's dream of electric car leadership elusive

BEIJING (AP) - China's leaders are finding it's a lot tougher to create a world-beating electric car industry than they hoped.

Business 14 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Up close and personal with Sir John Beddington

The scientist had not planned on being where he is today,but shares his pride and apprehension at being oppointedchief scientific advisor for the British government.

Business 17 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Public given more time to give feedback on Lynas document

KUALA LUMPUR: The deadline for the public to give feedback and comments on Lynas (M) Sdn Bhd's application for a temporary operating licence to produce lanthanide has been extended to Jan 24.

Business 24 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

From dad to son: Robin set to soar

PETALING JAYA: For Datuk Robin Tan, taking over as interim chairman of the Berjaya Corp Bhd (BCorp) from his father Tan Sri Vincent Tan is a moment filled with nostalgia.

Business 25 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Berjaya founder to list 7-Eleven and MOL Global

7-Eleven and MOL may be worth more than RM1bil (combined) when listed, says tycoon.

Business 10 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Firefly Holiday launches seven CNY online holiday packages(update)

KUALA LUMPUR: Firefly Holiday will launch seven online holiday packages from Jan 16 until the end of the month mainly to domestic and neighbouring beach destinations covered by the airline's network.

Business 22 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Independent unit for construction audit at Lynas, says Govt

KUALA LUMPUR: An independent monitoring unit will be formed to undertake a construction audit at the Lynas Corporation's rare earth refinery plant in Gebeng, Pahang to ensure compliance to all standards imposed by the appropriate and relevant professional bodies, the Malaysian government said today.