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Business 18 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cash-rich Cathay can withstand SARS

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd may be #8220;haemorrhaging#8221; US$3mil a day, but its financial position is nowhere as precarious as that of its code-sharing US partner American Airlines, which narrowly avoided a massive bankruptcy filing at mid-week when flight attendants joined two other unions in approving sweeping wage concessions to help turn the airline around.

Business 24 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

New core centres to drive growth

The three CEOs we feature today are entrepreneurs who have carved a name for themselves in their respective businesses. They are Datuk Shahril Shamsuddin of the Sapura group of companies, Datuk Kevin Tan of TSH Resources Bhd, and Datuk Lim Kim Hong of I-Berhad.

Business 07 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Good grounding at Sunday flea markets

Sunday markets are offering aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to test their business skills without the burden of high overheads and a huge capital, reports IVY SOON.

Business 15 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

A tiny sensor has caused big headaches for the aircraft manufacturing industry

A tiny sensor has caused big headaches for the aircraft manufacturing industry because of State Department concerns about foreign sales of the part.

Business 16 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Global programme for accountants in Islamic banking

BAHRAIN-BASED Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) will soon roll out a global certification programme for accountants involved in the Islamic banking and financial services industry.

Business 08 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

Hands-on experience puts Tan in good stead

WHILE many of his course mates in London went backpacking during the summer holidays, teenager Sam C.S. Tan would return to Malaysia to work as an apprentice in some construction companies.

Business 27 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

INCEIF to help train Lankan Islamic banking experts

Malaysia's International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), which has been conferred university status after only six months in operation, will help Sri Lanka to produce Islamic banking and financial professionals, its chief executive officer Agil Natt said.

Business 12 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Role of Chinese businesses in global trade

FOR better or worse, the role of the Chinese overseas in South-East Asia#146;s development has long been a subject of discussion, if not debate.

Business 06 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

Dick Parsons will step aside as Time Warner CEO

NEW YORK (AP) - Jeff Bewkes will succeed Dick Parsons as the CEO of Time Warner Inc. on Jan. 1, the company announced Monday, completing a widely anticipated succession at the top of the world's largest media conglomerate.

Business 07 Jul 2008 | 12:00 AM

Next stress level for oil at US$152

LAST week's crude oil price surge will deal further blows to airlines worldwide. Already wounded by a 50% rise in oil prices since the beginning of this year, airlines face further capacity squeeze that will potentially lead to scrapping of more routes in the coming weeks.