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Business 24 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

AMR posts aviation's largest loss

AMR Corp, the corporate parent of American Airlines, has posted the biggest yearly loss in aviation history. The world#8217;s largest airline, battling a perception that it would have to follow some major rivals into bankruptcy, reported on Wednesday a loss of US$3.5bil for 2002, and warned that it must cut costs drastically to keep flying.

Business 24 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian accounting standards second to none in region

Letter to the Editor from Datuk Oh Chong Peng.

Business 03 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

The seductive appeal of a minimum wage

THERE has been uproar in recent days following the announcement that the rubber plantation workers union and the plantation owners association have signed an agreement providing for a minimum monthly wage of RM350.

Business 12 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Leaders should respect their staff

SUN TZU's Management Leadership, a weekly column by Dr. Ong Hean-Tatt. This week he says: IT is strange that leaders, who should know how to handle men, could dangerously neglect their men...

Business 19 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ultimate insult for American programmers

It was tough for Scott Kirwin, 36, to relish his final assignment: training a group of programmers from India who would replace him within a year.

Business 22 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

CI breaks 738 resistance level

A CHARGE by blue-chip stocks spurred by better corporate results saw the KLSE Composite Index (CI) hit a new 13-month high and cross an important technical level.

Business 13 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Continuing training for directors

MAICSA PERSPECTIVE: A monthly series by The Malaysian Assssociation of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. This week Cheah Foo Seong and Kulwant Kaur look at Malaysia's efforts to train directors of companies.

Business 04 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Enron power scams began years before energy crunch

Fallen energy giant Enron Corp. was running scams to drive up the cost of power years before the 2000-01 U.S. West Coast energy crisis, according to audio transcripts and documents unveiled by a public utility north of Seattle.

Business 08 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Attention grabbing gimmicks at the Super Bowl

Cartoonish violence ruled the day at the annual knockdown Super Bowl competition among advertisers, as I>Bud Light/I>, I>Diet Pepsi/I>, I>Michelob/Iand I>Sprint/Iall used physical gags to hawk their wares during the most-watched television broadcast in the US of the year.

Business 06 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Ani: TNB got a raw deal

Lending a historical perspective to the issue of IPPs is former TNB executive chairman Tan Sri Ani Arope, who headed the national utility from 1990 to 1996. It was during his tenure that the first generation IPPs were created.