KL Buildings In Darkness For Earth Hour

Certain buildings in the city were in darkness for one hour from 8.30 pm Saturday night in support of Earth Hour. Among the buildings which switched off their lights for the campaign were the Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur Tower, Bangunan Daya Bumi, Pavillion, Fahrenheit, Lot 10 and Starhill ...

Young teachers to get a leap ahead in classrooms

“Frog VLE is an effective teaching and learning platform under the Ministry of Education’s 1BestariNet project.

“The Government is committed to improving the quality of education and the use of technology is in line with ...

5,000 teachers trained in VLE Frog

Five thousand teachers from 2,500 schools in the country have been trained to use the internet education system, ‘Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Frog’ as a teaching and learning platform (PdP).

More home than hotel

Families that ski together stay together and the Kasara Niseko Village Townhouse has just made it easier for them to do so.

Style blooms this spring at YTL's Starhill Gallery Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015

YTL's Starhill Gallery Fashion Week SS 2015 was spectacularly launched in the very heart of Bukit Bintang. Starhill Gallery’s exclusive guests sipped on G.H Mumm Champagne and Absolut Vodka cocktails amidst an abundance of glitz and glamour ...


YTL Corp share price is now at the bottom of RM1.75 to RM1.55 range and it is now at a good entry level. Although the earnings growth of YTL Corp is not exciting it does has some attractions: (i) its diversified business portfolio ensures earnings...

Alex Au-Yong, programme manager of YTL Foundation, on going the extra mile

Whether it is with running or the work he does with YTL Foundation, Alex Au-Yong believes in contributing in any manner he can by just going that little bit further than the last person.

Insider Asia's Stock Of The Day: YTL E-Solutions

YTL E-solutions will appeal to investors looking for steady dividend income stream with a low tolerance for risks.

For FYJune2014, the Communications Technology segment, which owns the WiMax spectrum, contributed RM75.1 million or 86.5% of...

Malaysia's YTL combines internet and cloud to close digital divide

“Coupled with our national 4G footprint and our understanding of the synergies between mobile internet and cloud-based services, we have been able to accomplish something no one else has been able to achieve, and I’m excited to share w...

Make No Mistake, You’re In Japan

Asians will soon realise that they do not need to travel all the way to Europe for the best ski slopes – the amount of snowfall at Niseko is world No. 2 and its snow is the softest and finest in Japan, says Yeoh. “Niseko has a great fu...

My House In Niseko

Long Shiau Wee, the CEO of YTL Corporation which is the main hospitality developer in Niseko Village, says her company collaborated closely with the local government for the launch of The Village mall.

For every tree it cut down, it had to...

Wonderland of quirky treats

A FEAST fit for the Queen of Hearts lies down the rabbit hole at Shook! Starhill Gallery, Kuala Lumpur with the return of its popular Champagne brunch, this time with an Alice in Wonderland-inspired theme.

Platform pembelajaran maya di sekolah

Penyelaras Frog VLE di sekolah tersebut, Normie Azura Abdul Jamil memberitahu, para pelajarnya menunjukkan semangat yang tinggi selepas menggunakan Frog VLE.

“Ini terbukti apabila mereka sanggup beratur panjang di hadapan pintu makma...

'Smart education' helps put Malaysia in a class of its own

"Mr Yeoh said government officials from several African countries have visited Malaysia to study its "smart" education system.

"The Finnish government came to study this model," he added. "Finland is one of best countries in the world when...

Faridah Merican and Joe Hasham reminisce on a decade of KLpac

“We sent a letter and a proposal to Tan Sri Francis Yeoh, and then we had a 30-minute meeting with him,” Faridah reveals about their pitch to the YTL managing director in September 2003.

“At the end of it, he looked up at Faridah and gave her a hug. He gave me a hug, too, before s...

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Sir Richard has some prenup advice for the newest Branson heirs

Some might say anyone facing the prospect of having Sir Richard Branson for a father-in-law deserves financial compensation, but the Virgin tycoon suggests his children made prenuptial agreements to safeguard the estimated £3.6 billion famil...

Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first prime minister, dies aged 91

A statement from the Singapore Prime Minister's Office said: "The Prime Minister is deeply grieved to announce the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, the founding Prime Minister of Singapore. Mr Lee passed away peacefully at the Singapore General Hospita...

Hip to be square: the timeless allure of gingham

Gingham was first manufactured in Dutch¬colonised Malaysia and Indonesia, and also in India, before being exported to Europe and the United States in the 17th century, from where it was later produced. According to the Oxford Dictionary, its n...

Universal takes on Spotify freemium model

The “freemium” model used by Spotify to amass 60m users and 15m paying subscribers around the world is facing a new challenge just months after the pop star Taylor Swift yanked her albums from the music streaming service. The Shake It ...

Princes Charles and William 'unite for wildlife'

Both Charles and William are passionate in their support for the world's endangered wildlife, and increasingly exercised by the threat posed to that wildlife by organised criminal gangs which slaughter animals for their tusks or horns or other bod...

G20 sets sights on sukuk for infrastructure financing

The G20 group of major nations has included discussion of Islamic bonds as an infrastructure financing tool in its annual agenda, a move that could potentially spur the use of project-based sukuk.

Solar farm boosts Malaysia’s renewable energy supply

Country’s latest solar farm one of the most resource-efficient in the world. Glinting glass panels that harness sunlight and convert it into energy is an increasingly common sight as Malaysia charts a path towards renewable energy. A field of these solar cells recently emerged in Malacca&rs...

Zara-owner Inditex has the edge in online battle with H&M

The families behind Zara-owner Inditex (ITX.MC) and H&M (HMb.ST) will need to fend off fast-moving competitors if they are to replicate online the winning formulae that made them the world's top two fashion retailers.

How to follow in Warren Buffett’s big footsteps

On the 50th anniversary of Berkshire Hathaway, the investment fund-cum-industrial conglomerate that now employs 341,000 people and is the fourth most valuable company in the US, the question is: is Warren Buffett inimitable? Or could the Sage of O...