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Business 14 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Coming of age of Ayurveda

THE ancient Indian healing system of Ayurveda originated in India more than 6,000 years ago, yet only in recent years has it started to make impressive strides in Malaysia. Its late entry into Malaysia is surprising, given the relatively large Indian population in the country.

Business 09 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Honesty the best policy


Business 09 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Powered by love for yoga

Manoj Kaimal incorporated a company called White Lotus Sdn Bhd with his wife Sandhya, 26, and then started Yoga Life Centre in 2001 to promote alternative health, yoga, ayurveda and other Indian sciences. Every month, the centre records about 250 to 300 students, 80% of whom are Chinese. Since they started the centre, close to 1,000 people have walked through their door.

Business 18 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ancient idea reborn in new Silk Road

A new Silk Road has been taking shape, extending westwards via central Asian and European countries to the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, forming a new Asian-European Trans-continental Bridge, Vice Minister of Communications Feng Zhenglin said Thursday in Beijing.

Business 23 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Modern facilities help Tianshi meet growing global demand

TIANSHI Group recently unveiled its latest RMB 500mil Tianshi Yihai Co Ltd project located at the Tianshi Shanghai Health Industrial Zone in Shanghai, China.

Business 20 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Highly readable book on Malaysian palm oil

AS the title suggests, #147;Malaysian Palm Oil #150; A Success Story#148; is a book about palm oil with one notable difference. A marked departure from the usual jargon-filled, mind-numbing tome, this is possibly the first coffee-table book about Malaysia#146;s golden crop.

Business 21 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

China's Kingway Brewery Holdings to invest US$100m in Xi'an

Kingway Brewery Holdings Ltd. said it has entered into an agreement with Xi'an to invest US$100 million (euro82 million) in a brewing unit in the western Chinese city.

Business 04 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Understanding of local values helps win the market

FOREIGN developers new to India's real estate need to learn the intricacies of the local practices and conditions, including the practice of I>Vaastu/I>, an ancient Indian I>feng shui/Ipractice, to design the right types of homes for the growing market.

Business 19 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

US$ woes far from over as Asia perks up

Today, international bodies assert that if a country's trade deficit exceeds 4.5% of its GDP, it's a sign of real and present economic danger. And yet the US economy continues to defy both history and economics.

Business 21 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak's tourism attractions to get wider exposure

Sarawak's tourism industry will gain wider international exposure as more foreign television stations air their productions on the state's unique culture and colourful lifestyles of its various ethnic groups, Sarawak Tourism Board's marketing executive Catherine Lau said.