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Business 09 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

News Corp to gain broader China broadcast rights

News Corp#8217;s year-old Mandarin-language TV channel is set to gain new rights from Beijing which will expand its broadcast area in China to selected venues throughout the country, according to an industry source.

Business 15 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

CNN head quits, adding to turmoil

Walter Isaacson has stepped down as head of CNN just 18 months after taking the job to restore the pioneering all-news network's ratings dominance that it had lost to upstart Fox News, part of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.

Lifestyle 03 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

It's all in the genes

Prof Andy Choo left home a long time ago to pursue an interest in genetics. Today he has built a successful career tinkering with human DNA and making significant scientific findings. MICHELLE LIAN has the story.

Lifestyle 08 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Keeping up with Kam

Like everyone on the Best Dressed list, Kam swears he dresses to please himself. The first time he made it on the Hong Kong Fashion Designers#8217; list was in 1993.

Business 14 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

News Corp Q2 results beat expectations

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp reported yesterday second-quarter results that were slightly ahead of expectations, as gains in its film entertainment and cable network businesses offset mixed results in its TV and newspaper divisions and continuing losses related to its Gemstar investment.

Business 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

The task to revive TV3

IN an effort to counter its financial problems of the past, Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Bhd (TV3) recently requested the approval of its shareholders for a debt-restructuring plan. The green light was given.

Other Sport 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Two Irish tycoons raise stakes in Man United

Two Irish tycoons have raised their stake in Manchester United to 10.37 percent, increasing bid speculation surrounding British football's most famous club.

Education 09 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

KDU girl wins USM ad contest

Linitha Venugopal emerged the winner of the Adwave 2003 Competition organised by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in Penang recently. She is a KDU College Mass Communications student doing her final year at Murdoch University in Australia.

Business 20 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

News Corp raises new cash

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch#8217;s News Corp is moving to raise fresh cash on the back of its stake in Britain#8217;s BSkyB, in what analysts see as a tactic to help fund a bid for US satellite TV company DirecTV.

Education 23 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Courses in ethnic languages

STUDENTS can now sit for qualifications offered by the Association of Business Executives (ABE) in Chinese and Bahasa Malaysia at KDU College following the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between both organisations.