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Lifestyle

Nose for trends

A nose by any other name is just as prominent. As fickle fashion goes, even the honker will see good times and bad in the beauty stakes, writes DEA BIRKETT.

Lifestyle

Looking for new blood

DESPITE the lack of finances, rumours are already spreading about movements and manoeuvres during the current transfer window, writes SHAUN ORANGE.

Other Sport

Coach wants shuttlers to triumph in satellite meets

National back-up doubles players will have to start winning satellite titles if they want to play in higher-ranked international tournaments.

Lifestyle

Dashing time in a Bentley

While maintaining its ties with the aviation world, Breitling is coming down to earth with its venture into racing and expanding its horizons in a big way. The Swiss company's tie-up with Bentley is already starting to show results with the Breitling clock in the Continental GT and the new wrist watch to be presented at the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show.

Health

Coffee buzz

Highlights on: A study on coffee drinkers; Unanswered questions about fibre and cancer; Depression may raise risk of premature births; Abdominal fat could be linked to bone density

Other Sport

Dechy claims her first title, Navratilova triumphs in doubles

In the first week of the year, France#8217;s Nathalie Dechy made good her hopes of lifting a 2003 title, defeating Swiss teenager Marie-Gaianeh Mikaelian 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 Saturday in the final of the Australian Women#8217;s Hardcourt Championship.

Business

Xian Leng hopes to net main board listing

DEVELOPING a hobby into a lucrative business and having that company listed on the second board of the KLSE is a feat. What's interesting is that the venture involved ornamental fish breeding, unlike the more popular technology or manufacturing-related businesses of companies seeking listing on the KLSE.

Business

Swiss Re: US$40b global insurance losses last year

NATURAL and man-made catastrophes in 2002 caused economic losses estimated at US$40bil worldwide, of which the insurance industry was liable for around US$12bil, according to preliminary estimates derived from Swiss Reinsurance Company (Swiss Re) I>sigma/Ireport.

Nation

Probe on MAS aircraft accident at Zurich airport

A miscommunication between Zurich airport ground control and a ground de-icing co-ordinator may have led to a Malaysia Airlines jetliner rolling into two airport vehicles at Zurich airport on Sunday, said a preliminary report.

Other Sport

Hock Kin gets to train with national team

Shuttler Yong Hock Kin has been given the green light to train with the national team in his preparation for the All-England and Swiss Open.