• Mrs Imelda Marcos, 89, former Philippine dictator Ferdinard Marcos' widow, pointing to her daughter Imee after the younger Marcos filed her certificate of candidacy yesterday to run in the Senate elections next year. The Marcos family has capitalised
The eldest daughter of the former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos yesterday began her bid to secure a Senate seat to solidify her family's political comeback since the Marcoses fled in disgrace following a popular revolt more than 30 years ago.


  • Chief executive C. Sankaranathan at the Appollo Sellappas department store in Little India. Sales at the store have been 30 per cent lower in the past two months compared with the same period last year, as customers prefer to remit money earned here
Cash registers in Little India should be ringing non-stop at this time of the year as Deepavali is approaching, but the plunging Indian currency is making customers think twice.
Home to beach resorts, electronics and garment factories, Batam and Bintan are poised to become a hub producing halal food and products, as Indonesia moves to tap a multi-trillion-dollar global market.
The use of employers' address opens employers and their family members to harassment for their maids' debts.
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