Stories by Winnie Lai and Stephanie Sim

Macau Gets Microsoft Deal, Moves to Stop Piracy

The Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) government signed an agreement last week with Microsoft Hong Kong to ensure protection of Microsoft's intellectual property rights in all of the SAR's 44 government departments.

Virus scare falls short

Computer users who have armed themselves with antivirus software to combat the threat of an outbreak of turn-of-the-century viruses can take heart - for now at least. The outbreak, the subject of widespread warnings, has turned out to be as much of a non-event as Y2K, with only negligible casualties.