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Business 02 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

MGM and CNBC pair up for Asian TV venture

Film and television studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc (MGM) has unveiled a venture with CNBC Asia Pacific to launch a movie channel under the I>MGM /I>brand name on satellite and cable TV systems in Asian markets.

Business 21 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Mexico loses out to Chinese exports

Every evening as he sells mango-flavoured snowcones by the docks here, Miguel Sanchez bitterly remembers the last time he applied for a factory job.

Business 14 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

The importance of branding

Brand changes are related to the expertise of management, the firm's strategic goals and market targeting activities, the branding activities of other firms, the sophistication of consumers, the level of involvement in the product category, the stage of the product life cycle and the development of branding in the relevant product category.

Business 05 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Boom time for Macau gaming industry

IN the ferry that plied from Hong Kong to Macau, a middle-aged passenger was telling her friends she had switched to another casino that was offering patrons a free meal and low hotel room rate in addition to shuttle bus service and free vouchers.

Business 14 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Shell aims to open 20 more outlets this year

Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd is targeting to open 20 new outlets this year, bringing the total number of its petrol stations to almost 850.

Business 21 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM

Big show by Johor builders at Singapore expo

THE Cityscape Asia 2008 held at the Suntec City convention centre in Singapore saw the 'big boys' in Johor making their presence felt at the international property investment and development exhibition from April 15 to 17.

Business 28 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM

Turnaround guru takes helm at MPC

MALAYSIA Pacific Corp Bhd (MPC) is poised for exciting times now that 'turnaround guru' Bill Ch'ng is helming the public-listed company.

Business 23 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

CITIC Pacific under probe over losses

Hong Kong's securities watchdog has launched a formal investigation into steel-to-property conglomerate CITIC Pacific after politicians and market-watchers blasted it for its belated disclosure of potentially US$2bil in losses from unauthorised currency trading.

Business 21 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Regulators take over bank owned by Stanford

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (AP) - Regulators in the Caribbean took over Antiguan banks owned by Texas financier R. Allen Stanford on Friday, hoping to contain damage to the local economy as U.S. investigators explore an alleged fraud scheme involving billions of dollars.

Business 12 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM

Up close and personal with Tan Sri Lin See-Yan

TAN Sri Lin See-Yan's office well depicts him and his twin interests - reading and appreciation of art. It also provides a glimpse of the influence his late father has on him. His office, in a suburb of KL, is one of his favourite spots and despite his bad back, he made the climb up the flight of timber stairs.