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IBM exec arrested for bomb threat

IBM exec arrested for bomb threat

SINGAPORE--An employee of IBM was arrested on Wednesday night for a bomb-hoax in connection with a Singapore Airlines flight, and will be charged in a Singapore court Friday, police said. The New Zealand man allegedly sent an e-mail on the morning after the terrorist hijackings in the US, claiming there was a bomb on board flight SQ 422 to Johannesburg, South Africa.

September 13, 2001 by in Singapore

Asian tech sector to see lower growth

Asian tech sector to see lower growth

SINGAPORE--The IT industry across Asia Pacific is expected to register lower revenues due to the global economic slowdown and terrorist attacks in the United States. According to the International Data Corp (IDC), the region's IT business--excluding Japan--is expected to hit US$66.

October 10, 2001 by in Singapore

Engage to shutter Singapore arm

Engage to shutter Singapore arm

SINGAPORE--The dot-com tsunami has claimed yet another victim--Internet advertising and marketing firm Engage Inc has decided to pull the plug on its Singapore unit. In August, Engage said that it would trim its global staff strength by 20 percent or 125 positions and sell its media business.

September 16, 2001 by in Singapore