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Business 26 Dec 2013 | 9:22 AM

Remittances from abroad throw lifeline to Philippines' typhoon survivors

PALO, Philippines: A sister living on the other side of the world gave Roberto Retanal what he needed most to piece his humble home back together after the devastating typhoon that tore through his village in the central Philippines last month.

Business 20 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Irish PM apologises for "national shame" of Magdalene Laundries

DUBLIN: Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny apologised on Tuesday for the "national shame" of forcing thousands of women to work without pay at the Catholic Church's notorious Magdalene Laundries and promised compensation for the survivors.

Business 24 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Warren Buffett's Berkshire buying US$5b stake in Goldman Sachs

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is investing at least $5 billion in Goldman Sachs, a huge vote of confidence for one of the survivors of the credit crisis that felled two of its investment banking peers.

Business 12 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Have you identified your designated survivor?

I celebrated my 57th birthday end of last month. I have survived 1,300 days since the discovery of the big C in me. Some of my fellow sufferers have passed on, lasting between 500 and 1,000 days. I feel like I am one of the last survivors still hanging on for dear life.

Business 29 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Investment bankers feel chill of war worries

Top investment bankers have added to the sense of gloom that is depressing world markets, with some saying a long war in Iraq would devastate the sector, leaving only a handful of global survivors.

Business 06 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

G-8 greeted skeptically by some in quake zone

L'AQUILA, Italy: At this week's Group of Eight summit, the leaders will stay in a barracks instead of the usual luxury hotel.

Business 08 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Up close & personal with Datuk Zuraidah Atan

The chairman of Yayasan Sukarelawan Siswa and honorary adviser of the National Cancer Society Malaysia wears many hats.

Business 15 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Livestrong cancer charity drops Lance Armstrong name from title

AUSTIN, Texas: The Lance Armstrong Foundation has formally dropped the name of the disgraced cyclist from its title, the organization said on Wednesday, marking the latest move by the cancer charity to distance itself following the biggest doping scandal in the sport's history.