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Business 15 Nov 2013 | 11:38 AM

U.S. officials crush 6 tons of ivory in bid to end illegal trade

COMMERCE CITY, Colo: Highlighting a pledge to crack down on the multibillion-dollar illicit global trade in wildlife, U.S. authorities on Thursday pulverized 6 tons of seized ivory from thousands of elephants slaughtered by poachers for their prized tusks.

Business 17 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Talking the Wall Street talk

White knights who rush to the rescue, dead cats, bears, elephants and the right temperature of Goldilocks' soup.

Business 04 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

Mr Wise, Mr Idris and a little matter of the GST

A CANADIAN lawyer is on a crusade to prove that, as a matter of law, chimps are people too. For that matter, so are elephants, gorillas, dolphins and whales.

Business 25 Dec 2020 | 7:00 AM

Chinese companies strive to build green Belt and Road projects

HONG KONG: Some 20km north of Sri Lanka’s Hambantota Port, an extension to the country’s Southern Expressway lifts off the ground for a special purpose – to let wild elephants cross the highway safely.

Business 10 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM

Humming ‘Let it bee’ in Kerala

TO bee or not to bee? That was the question confronting farmers in the foothills of Trissur in southwest Kerala state in India.

Business 20 May 2019 | 3:32 AM

Chinese firms' missing US$6bil tests regulators' resolve

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE: Cash is considered among the hardest assets for a company to fake, which is why the disappearance of a combined $6.1 billion (4.7 billion pounds) from two Chinese companies has dumbfounded investors and forced regulators to take action

Corporate News 25 Feb 2018 | 1:42 PM

Major firms learning to adapt in fight against start-ups, says IBM

BARCELONA: Major corporations are learning to defend against start-ups that threaten their business models, hitting back by adopting the disruptors' playbook, according to a survey of top executives by computer services firm IBM.

Business 22 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

From black swans to grey rhinos

Think Asian - By Andrew Sheng
EVERY crisis event is best remembered by a concept that explains it in simple terms.