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Business 22 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

DiGi may reignite interest

DIGI.COM Bhd, whose share price has declined by more than 40 per cent in the past year due to sluggish market sentiment, is starting to look attractive again in the eyes of some analysts.

Health 22 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Soothing the aches in bones

Whether you are 20 or 80, you should take measures to protect yourself from disorders like osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Lifestyle 24 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dulling the senses

Mary Schneider: Girl, intoxicated.

AseanPlus News 25 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Taiwan's premier pushes for economic stimulus bills

Taiwan's legislature opened a new session on Tuesday with Premier Yu Shyi-kun pushing for several bills aimed at spurring the economy and curbing rising unemployment ahead of the 2004 presidential race.

Business 25 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Better Q2 Sime results seen

SIME Darby Bhd is expected to show bigger profits for the 2nd quarter of its current financial year but all eyes will be on whether the company raises its interim dividend accordingly.

Business 28 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Housing loans to expand at slower pace

Housing loans should continue on an expansionary trend this year, albeit at a slower pace owing to economic and geopolitical uncertainties.

Business 01 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

UOB net profit gets acquisition boost

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) reported yesterday a 15.1% rise in 2002 net profit, becoming Singapore#146;s most profitable bank after the acquisition of rival Overseas Union Bank (OUB) boosted its loans portfolio.

Business 01 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Malaysians spending habits

MALAYSIANS spend a high percentage of their household income on food, groceries and personal care items, ranked joint third among the ten important economies in the Asia-Pacific region minus Japan.

Lifestyle 04 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don't waste old batteries

There may be as many as five million registered mobile phone subscribers in the country, and the number is escalating, given the incredible convenience offered by this nifty gadget. Every year, 2.5 million cell phone batteries are discarded, and most of them eventually end up as hazardous wastes which pollute the water we drink. But all this can be avoided if only users would send their used batteries for recycling.

Business 05 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Outlook subdued for global industry

The outlook for global industry is subdued at best with manufacturing surveys from the United States, Europe and Japan showing either the barest evidence of growth or outright contraction.