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Business 12 Mar 2014 | 8:26 AM

Billionaire Ackman accuses Herbalife of breaking laws in China

BOSTON: Billionaire investor William Ackman renewed his attack on Herbalife on Tuesday, saying he has evidence showing the nutrition and weight loss company is breaking direct-selling laws in China, its fastest growing market. The company said it follows local laws, and Chinese regulators have yet to comment on the matter.

Corporate News 29 Mar 2019 | 10:05 AM

SC raps China-based CSL, Xingquan and Maxwell for breaching laws

KUALA LUMPUR: The Securities Commission rapped three China-based companies for various breaches of the securities laws and stated the retention of four directors were prejudicial to public interest.

Business 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Some laws still unfair to women

Laws are a reflection of prevailing attitudes in any society. Thus it is essential to review them to determine whether they still reflect current attitudes or have fallen far behind changing trends.

Business 23 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Simplifying tax laws a pipe dream?

THE relevant cliche here is Einstein’s famous line, “The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.” It’s a cliche because it’s true. Consider that every major country in the modern era has set out to reform and make simple its tax laws. None has succeeded.

Business 17 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia needs flexible labour laws

RIGID labour laws are a major obstacle to setting a higher retirement age for the private sector because employers are reluctant to retain those they deem as unfit for any number of reasons, including disciplinary and health reasons.

Business 30 Jun 2014 | 8:16 AM

India's stringent labour laws

NEW DELHI: India has a slew of laws and rules that shape the labor market, regulating the terms of work, hiring and firing, and the working conditions.

Business 04 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

UK property brokers shun Brunei fund over anti-gay laws

London: Brunei is facing unexpected hurdles on a prestigious London property project as the kingdom comes under fire for introducing laws persecuting homosexuals.

Business 02 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

BAT challenges Aussie laws

CANBERRA: British American Tobacco became the second tobacco giant to launch legal action against Australian laws forcing tobacco products to be sold in drab, plain packaging from next year, following the lead of Philip Morris.

Business 14 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

IKIM to hold seminar on Islamic business, banking laws

THE Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (IKIM) will organise a seminar on I>Towards the promulgation of a more comprehensive Islamic business and banking laws in Malaysia /I>in Kuala Lumpur on Feb 18-19.

Corporate News 27 Aug 2018 | 7:07 AM

SC reviewing if Lavidacoin breaches securities laws

KUALA LUMPUR: The Securities Commission is reviewing the proposed offering of Lavidacoin, touted as a crowdfunding, to determine if it is breaching any securities laws.