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Business 05 Jun 2015 | 2:00 PM

Malaysian jungle graves add to Obama's trade pact headache in Congress

WASHINGTON: The discovery of scores of graves in people-smuggling camps in Malaysia is casting a shadow over President Barack Obama's signature trade deal as US lawmakers consider punishing trading partners that are soft on human trafficking.

Business 19 Apr 2019 | 12:07 AM Premium

Amazon’s e-Commerce adventure in China proved too much of a jungle

The company has been in talks to merge its cross-border e-commerce business with a local competitor, NetEase’s Kaola

Business 20 Jan 2018 | 12:00 AM

A jolt for aired commercials

Law of the jungle prevails without the need for production contracts

Business 01 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

China’s supply-chain scramble now comes with added commodities

NEW YORK: Early this month a deal was struck for a mine on the outskirts of the Congolese jungle.

Property 15 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM

Is it the developer, the contractor, the local council or the house-owner?

THE collapse of a slope deep in the jungle does not concern house-owners, nor do landslides along our highways or roads. They just cause a bit of inconvenience to road users.

Business 10 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Who is the true owner of 380kg US$400mil emerald

LOS ANGELES: A California man is trying to prove he owns an 840-pound (380-kilogram) emerald dug up in the Brazilian jungle, but a group of businessmen say he's nothing more than a tourist who had his picture taken with it.

Business 20 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Japan turns to 'work-sharing' to avoid layoffs

HIRAKATA, Japan (AP) - Yasuo Igarashi spends a lot of time these days on the jungle gym with his daughter, after his employer joined the growing ranks of Japanese companies adopting work-sharing to ride out the global slump.

Business 15 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM

Chevron fined US$8.6bil in Ecuador.

QUITO, Ecuador: An Ecuadorean judge ruled Monday in an epic environmental case that Chevron Corp. was responsible for oil drilling contamination in a wide swath of Ecuador's northern jungle and ordered the oil giant to pay US$8.6 billion in damages and cleanup costs.