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Business 17 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Global effort to curb money laundering

THREE DAYS before Sept 11, 2001, Mohamed Atta, the man who piloted American Airlines flight 11 into the North Tower of the World Trade Centre (WTC) in New York, wired out a total of US$7,860 from two grocery stores in Maryland. On Sept 10, Marwan al-Shehri sent US$5,400 from a Greyhound bus terminal in Boston before he commandeered United Airlines flight 175 the next day, crashing it into the WTC South Tower. In both cases, the recipient of the funds was a terrorist support network based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Business 17 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Palm oil needs environ council

FORMER Unilever Plantations International group chairman Datuk Leslie Davidson has called on the local palm oil industry to establish an Environment Council in collaboration with several non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

Business 22 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fine styles of the modern and traditional


Business 24 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Joint US-M’sia force to check fraud

THE US and Malaysia have been working #147;very well together#148; in stopping and tracking down laundered money, said US embassy deputy chief of mission Robert A. Pollard, who also called on banks, financial institutions and corporations to help stem the tide of money laundering.

Business 24 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

MBf unveils Visa card

MBf Cards (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has launched its first I>Visa/Icredit card, which offers packages targeted at those who are concerned about ecological issues and personal health.

Business 19 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

gBiz setting up portal to help entrepreneurs

THE Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia (MCCM) and gBiz Consortium Sdn Bhd have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the development of a gBiz portal, an Internet-based information platform, aimed at providing a link between entrepreneurs and the gBiz users group.

Business 12 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Card earns credit for good cause

In July, MBf Cards (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd launched its first Visa credit card and called it the Gaia card.

Business 31 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Licensed service providers to help USP fund

TO ensure an equitable distribution and access to ICT, the Universal Service Provision (USP) programme required all licensed service providers to contribute toward the USP fund.

Business 03 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Key factors for good corporates

Survey says that corp[orations in Asia Pacific that are doing social work just to get on the good side of the government and opinion leaders are misguided - not only morally, it seems, but also in terms of business strategy.

Business 25 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Education of girls a wise investment