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Business 22 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Jet Li comes to the rescue

CHINESE megastar Jet Li (pic) once told former US state secretary Henry Kissinger that 'he preferred (to help) his billion Chinese compatriots rather than shield (just) one man'.

Business 04 Nov 2008 | 12:00 AM

US firm to invest RM280m in R&D facility

National Instruments, an American automation company, will invest RM280mil to set up research and development (RD) and operations facilities in Malaysia.

Business 13 Nov 2008 | 12:00 AM

Innovative economy

As long as China stays open and rejects complacency, it is expected to continue progressing and eventually achieve her goal of becoming an innovation-oriented economy.

Business 18 Dec 2008 | 12:00 AM

New era in cooperation with South Korea

THE ongoing global financial turmoil that originated from the US subprime mortgage credit crunch is causing grave concerns over the world economy. Since it is global, no country can be free from it and South Korea or Malaysia are no exception even though the impact and counter policy measures may differ.

Business 06 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

Economist to fold magazine ops in Asia

The London-based Economist Group, half owned by a unit of Pearson Plc, is closing its CFO magazine business in Asia, as the global financial crisis squeezes advertising revenue, two people with direct knowledge of the situation said.

Business 02 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Tohtonku has the last laugh as Follow Me builds strong following

WHEN i>Follow Me/ishampoo made its debut in the local market in the 1980s, many snickered at the choice of name.

Business 05 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Old Japanese maps on Google Earth unveil secrets

TOKYO: When Google Earth added historical maps of Japan to its online collection last year, the search giant didn't expect a backlash.

Business 18 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Fourth intake for IBBM’s Financial Sector Talent Enrichment Programme

The fourth intake of at least 120 participants for the Financial Sector Talent Enrichment Programme will commence soon following earlier intensive programmes conducted by the Institute of Bankers Malaysia (IBBM).

Business 10 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Quick decision needed on English

TO know some of the horror stories on the deteriorating standard of English, ask any human resource manager who has to pour over application letters.

Business 26 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Foreign business news in brief

Briefs on: Deal reached on HK Disneyland Lawyer, Stanford deserves bail, Buffett: US economy has 'no bounce' and Firm plans backdoor European listing