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Business 04 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Effects of delisted shares

Online investment advisor Surf88.Com says first of all, we should stress that delisting does not change ownership. If you own 1,000 shares of XYZ stock now listed on the KLSE, you will still own 1,000 shares should XYZ be delisted.

Business 05 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Corporate social responsibility crucial

CORPORATE social responsibility is important in checking any undesirable practices in the management of companies, according to a visiting professor from the Nottingham University.

Business 12 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

SARS-hit SIA looks to raise cash via debt issue

Singapore Airlines (SIA), facing unprecedented losses from a plunge in passenger traffic triggered by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak, unveiled yesterday plans to raise cash through a debt issue, and market speculation is that it may raise up to US$1bil.

Business 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Career switch proves therapeutic

For most people, switching careers can be a traumatic experience as it involves meeting new people, learning a new set of skills and trying to impress the boss all over again.

Business 29 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

When couples are companies

Marrying and going into business with someone can read disaster if not handled correctly. Doing something stupid at the office can bleed back into the marriage. And it#8217;s not as easy to go home to complain about the boss if that boss is your spouse.

Business 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

EU pressures Asia to let its currencies rise

B>BALI: /B>European finance ministers yesterday pressured Asian governments to allow the region's tightly managed currencies to rise against the dollar, a move that may limit any damage to Europe's economy from further euro strength.

Business 09 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Be ready for AGMs, EGMs

Online investment advisor writes on how minority shareholders can assess the financial information available to them

Business 12 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Good value in Global Soft

Online investment advisor weirets on the value of investing in Global Soft saying they believe Global Soft offers good potential due to its attractive valuation, high margins and promising track record. While overall IT demand remains rather lacklustre this year, we find Global Soft surging ahead on the back of market share gains and new product introductions.

Business 03 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Leading at times of crisis

Sometimes it#8217;s easy to see the crisis facing your organisation. What isn#8217;t always so easy is judging precisely how to deal with it. What strategy should you devise? What resources should you apply, and over how much time? Should you change the organisation to deal with crisis? If so, how? HERMAN B. LEONARD writes.

Business 16 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Mid-East specialist offers service

LONDON-BASED international marketing consultancy firm Seka Ltd is confident of getting more Malaysian companies to seek its assistance in setting up trade with Middle Eastern countries.