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Business 27 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

South Korean truckers' strike fades

Thousands of South Korean truckers returned to work on Wednesday, with an export-crippling weeklong strike unraveling after the government threatened to withdraw tax breaks for drivers.

AseanPlus News 31 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Myanmar sets out road map to democracy

New Myanmar Prime Minister Khin Nyunt set out a 'road map to democracy' yesterday, promising new talks with detained Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party on a new constitution leading to elections, witnesses said.

Nation 04 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

BN reps stage walkout after request is denied

Opposition members at the Terengganu State Assembly - all from the Barisan Nasional - staged a walkout after their request to table a motion relating to alleged pollution arising from illegal logging was rejected.

Business 28 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Secret to success in labour relations

One of the secrets to success in labour relations is maintaining a system of checks and balances between management and labour, a manager at one of the world#8217;s largest automobile corporations said.

Other Sport 09 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Boycott looms in England

England's players are threatening to boycott Saturday's decisive Euro 2004 qualifier against Turkey unless defender Rio Ferdinand is reinstated to the squad, newspapers reported.

Business 10 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

WTO chief asks China for help restarting trade talks

The director-general of the World Trade Organization says the collapse of the group's recent meeting in Mexico doesn't mean that multinational negotiations are doomed, and asked China to use its influence to help smooth the way toward new talks.

AseanPlus News 30 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Parliament gives Musharraf more clout after cutting deal

B>ISLAMABAD:/BPakistan's parliament yesterday passed an historic constitutional amendment that gives US-backed President Gen Pervez Musharraf extraordinary powers in return for a promise that he will quit his army post by the end of next year.

AseanPlus News 31 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Musharraf wins sweeping powers

B>ISLAMABAD:/BPakistani president Pervez Musharraf won vast powers, including the authority to dismiss the elected government, as the Senate approved a set of sweeping constitutional amendments despite opposition protests yesterday.

AseanPlus News 15 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Stop protest, Khatami tells reformist MPs

B>TEHERAN:/BIran's President Mohammad Khatami called on reformist lawmakers Tuesday to end a four-day sit-in protest over the mass disqualification by a hardline body of candidates for parliamentary elections, MPs said.

Other Sport 12 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Brazil Davis Cup team fall apart as captain quits

Brazil's Davis Cup team disintegrated on Wednesday as former world number one Gustavo Kuerten quit the team, two other players followed his lead and captain Jaime Oncins resigned.