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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 30 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Short just gets worse for Evergrande bears

HONG KONG: China Evergrande Group’s astonishing share rally has resulted in the world’s most painful short trade this year. To add insult to injury, bearish investors are paying higher fees to get crushed.

Business 26 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Tony Hayward leaving as BP CEO, US official says

NEW ORLEANS: BP's Tony Hayward, whose gaffes added insult to oil-spill injury for the Gulf Coast, is on his way out as CEO, a U.S. government official said noshade size=-1 width=50%>

Technology 20 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Xiaomi gets no lift from giant rally

HONG KONG: If the rising tide of investor optimism in China (and tech shares) is supposed to lift all equity boats, then at the moment Xiaomi Corp appears to be adrift.