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Business 11 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Earliest known winery, 6,000-years-old, found

WASHINGTON: The earliest known winery has been uncovered in a cave in the mountains of Armenia. A vat to press the grapes, fermentation jars and even a cup and drinking bowl dating to about 6,000 years ago were discovered in the cave complex by an international team of researchers.

Business 11 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

6,000-year-old winery found in cave

WASHINGTON: The earliest known winery has been uncovered in a cave in the mountains of Armenia. A vat to press the grapes, fermentation jars and even a cup and drinking bowl dating to about 6,000 years ago were discovered in the cave complex by an international team of researchers.

Business 02 May 2014 | 12:00 AM

Age-old holistic healing method finds a footing in Malaysia

AYURVEDA, one of the world’s oldest holistic healthcare systems, has been around for more than 5,000 years.

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 26 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM

Showcase of 1001 inventions

THE AWARD-WINNING 1001 Inventions exhibition, a global exhibition uncovering 1,000 years of science and technology in Muslim civilisation, is now open at the National Science Centre, Kuala Lumpur until Feb 28, 2014.

Business 04 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

We all avoid tax at one time or other; but is it wrong?

THE practice of tax avoidance is not a recent phenomenon. It probably began as much as 6,000 years ago when the local king in a small region of Mesopotamia eventually imposed fines on those who swam across the river to avoid the dues on the local ferry.

Business 15 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM

Gnanalingam's vision for Westports

Westports has been a success story in the Malaysian port industry. Turning a mangrove swamp into one of the most efficient ports in the world, Tan Sri G. Gnanalingam has charted the success of the port since its inception. He shares his thoughts on the future of Westports with StarBizWeek in an interview. Below are excerpts of the interview:

Business 20 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

2010: Disastrous Year, World gone wild

NEW YORK: This was the year the Earth struck back. Earthquakes, heat waves, floods, volcanoes, super typhoons, blizzards, landslides and droughts killed at least a quarter million people in 2010; the deadliest year in more than a generation. More people were killed worldwide by natural disasters this year than have been killed in terrorists in the past 40 years combined.

Business 11 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Definite signs of trade recovery

Tan Sri Gnanalingam is optimistic of economic recovery, given the export opportunities that abound.