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Analyst Reports 09 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

Of mistakes, bloopers and emojis

THE year 2019 is starting to look interesting. After a boring January where nothing much happened, the pace is picking up both in business opportunities and political activities. After getting the New Year and Chinese New Year celebrations out of the way, entrepreneurs and politicians have started planning and strategising for the year ahead.

Business 17 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Sports marketing gaining ground

Dentsu considers it as a platform to promote and build brands.

Business 13 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

BHP Billiton faces corruption probe over Beijing Olympics(Update)

MELBOURNE/BEIJING: The U.S. government is investigating top global miner BHP Billiton Ltd for possible corrupt practices, the company confirmed, after media reports said it was being probed for its sponsorship of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Business 25 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Britain probably out of recession as one-offs boost growth

LONDON: Britain probably came out of recession between July and September, economic growth numbers are widely expected to show later on Thursday, but the dangers of a relapse loom large.

Business 08 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Conservatives say to slash welfare in next austerity phase

BIRMINGHAM, England: The government would cut an extra 10 billion pounds a year from its welfare budget and slash spending across the board in the next phase of austerity if re-elected, Chancellor George Osborne will say on Monday.

Business 02 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Britain's economy slows as firms' hiring, investment plans ease

LONDON: Britain's economy has lost momentum over the past few months, with firms scaling back investment and hiring plans, business lobby BCC said on Tuesday, in another sign that a meaningful economic recovery remains elusive.

Business 12 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

IOC has no plans for track-side adverts

PARIS: Leading sponsors will not be allowed to advertise their brands at Olympic venues as they could when the sites were used for the Paralympics, a senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) figure said on Tuesday.

Business 08 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Fastest UK production since 1987 signals recession end

LONDON: British industrial output grew at its fastest pace in 25 years in July, making up all the ground lost due to an extra public holiday in June and raising the chances that the economy is crawling out of recession.