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My two left feet

WHEN someone asked if I would be willing to make a speech at a dinner to celebrate the birth of Scotland#8217;s most famous bard, Robert Burns, I readily agreed.


Tech chiefs see dim 2003

Technology executives have been scrambling to tone down expectations for 2003 after hard-learned lessons that their customers cannot predict the future.


Handphone hazard

DRIVERS who use a cellular telephone, even with a #8220;hands-free#8221; device, suffer from a kind of tunnel vision that endangers themselves and others, US researchers said.


Toshiba loss for 3rd quarter shrinks, sees annual profit

Toshiba Corp, Japan#8217;s largest chipmaker, posted a seventh quarterly net loss in a row yesterday but brisk demand for chips in digital cameras and photo-taking mobile phones helped cut the loss sharply from last year.


Major tech firms turn in improved results

THREE of Singapore#039;s biggest high-tech companies reported better-than-expected December quarter results yesterday but forecast challenging conditions ahead.


War talk forces wing to review ties with PAP

Umno Youth wants to review its relationship with Singapore#8217;s Young PAP when talk of war with Malaysia appeared in a chat room hosted by the latter#8217;s website.


What the Goat may bring

The Water Goat waits in the wings, ready to take over the reins from an energetic Horse on Feb 1. Will the artistic and peace-loving Goat usher in a gentler pace and mellower year, giving us time to recover from the rough ride of the Water Horse, also known as the Warrior Horse in the East?


IPO – no longer the lottery it once was

There was a time when the surest and quickest way to make money in the share market was to get in at the initial public offering (IPOs) stage.


Sluggish US economy a further drag on world bourses

STOCK markets across the world were dealt another setback when fears of war between US and Iraq were compounded by news yesterday that the US economy grew at 0.7% in the final quarter of last year, its slowest growth rate since the third quarter of 2000.


Sluggish registration at post offices

Kelantan Umno liaison committee head Datuk Mustapa Mohamed said undermanned counters has resulted in sluggish registration of new voters at Pos Malaysia offices in the state.