Malaysia is now the fattest country in SE Asia, says Liow
The Star - January 18 , 2013
Malaysia is the fattest country in South-East Asia with its obesity rate on the rise, says Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. “This is not a glorious title. We are outweighing our Asean neighbours and number six in the whole of Asia – behind some Middle Eastern countries,” said the Heal...
Maybank favours YTL's Starhill Global Reit with ''buy'' recommendation & Target Price of S$0.90
The Business Times - January 31 , 2013
We continue to like SGREIT for the rental upside at Wisma Atria and income stability in Malaysia and Australia. We also incorporated the Plaza Arcade acquisition (Perth), which we expect to complete by March 31, 2013, with yield-on-cost of 7.8-8.6...
YTL SGREIT's 4Q 2012 DPU Up 11.9% Year-on-Year
Singapore - January 30 , 2013
Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr) Francis Yeoh, Executive Chairman of YTL Starhill Global, said, “We are pleased to announce another good set of results for FY 2012. This performance represents the seven consecutive years of increment in DPU since SG...
No shortage of global A-listers in Davos
Straits Times - January 29 , 2013
The last time I was here, I bumped into Indonesian tycoon James Riady at a bus stop and we continued our conversation during the ride. This time, the biggest South-east Asian business figure I have introduced myself to so far, is Mr Francis Yeoh o...
The Swatch Art Peace Hotel Shanghai managed by YTL, wins prestigious prize for Daring Design at the Tatler Travel Awards 2013
Kuala Lumpur - January 25 , 2013
In a glitzy awards ceremony held at The Ritz, London, the influential Tatler magazine bestowed The Swatch Art Peace Hotel with the award for ‘Daring Design’, giving the Shanghai landmark the ultimate recognition for its stylish, contem...
RAM Ratings reaffirms YTL Power's notes AA1 and AA1/p1
The Star - January 23 , 2013
RAM Ratings Services has reaffirmed YTL Power International Bhd (YTLPI) commercial papers with a long term stable outlook. It said in a statement that the ratings reflect YTLPI's robust business profile that is underpinned by its base of regulated...
An app-solute education
The Star - January 22 , 2013
Under the 1BestariNet project, FrogAsia is working with the Education Ministry to provide high-speed 4G connectivity and a cloud-based platform for more than 10,000 schools. With just a single 1BestariNet Yes ID, administrators, teachers, parents ...
Eco-warrior daughter charts YTL's green path
Straits Times - January 21 , 2013
Years ago, when Malaysian billionaire Francis Yeoh of YTL Group was shovelling soil and planting shrubs with his eldest child Ruth at his luxury resort on Pangkor island, he was sowing the seeds of something bigger.
The father-and-daughter activity at the rainforest-nestled private isla...
'Her Majesty' reawakens
NST - January 18 , 2013
It is becoming almost a rarity these days to be able to walk through conserved old historical buildings, as many are being torn down and replaced by new modern structures. However, it is only through the architecture and monuments of the old that we can catch a glimpse of a country’s heritage a...
Hundreds of youngsters eligible for RM200 rebate snap up YTL's YES 4G Cloud Phone
The Star - January 18 , 2013
YTL Communications chief executive officer Wing K. Lee said more than 10,000 smartphones were snapped up nationwide within days after the announcement of the offer.
“This shows that Malaysians are ready for 4G mobile Internet and they are aware that Yes is the first and only nationwid...
Strong track record, stable earnings underpin YTL Corp
The Star - January 18 , 2013
YTL Corporation Bhd group's superior operating track record and stable earnings of its regulated assets underpin its financial performance, according to RAM Rating Services Bhd. The rating agency, which has a positive outlook on the construction sector, said on Wednesday the anticipated stronger ...
Maybank selects YTL's Starhill Global REIT as top pick with 'BUY' recommendation & Target Price of SDG0.85
Maybank Singapore - January 16 , 2013
Selectively, our TOP picks remain with the more defensible Retail and Industrial REITs, namely Starhill Global (SGREIT SP, BUY, TP SDG0.85), Capitamall Trust (CT SP, BUY, TP SGD2.29) and Ascendas REIT (AREIT SP, BUY, TP SDG2.60), that can expect to benefit from near-term DPU upside with asset enh...
Visions of the underworld
Yorkshire Post - January 14 , 2013
In search of an unspoilt underwater paradise, Kate Hodal dives into the waters surrounding the island of Tenggol. The minute I topple over the side of the boat in East Malaysia, I know everything has changed forever. Below glimmers a shoal of white and turquoise fish feeding on shallow coral. To ...
Debenhams posts record Christmas sales
The Star - January 10 , 2013
Debenhams also has a store at YTL's Starhill Gallery which stands as one of the largest stores in South East Asia. At over 37,000 sq ft, the store is the largest Debenhams in Malaysia and offers a host of new designer ranges as well as a fine furn...
Tan Sri Francis Yeoh – Steering YTL with vision
KL Lifestyle Magazine - January 7 , 2013
As the head of YTL Corporation and the driving force behind one of Asia’s most successful businesses, Tan Sri Francis Yeoh has become an icon on the Malaysian economic front. From changing Kuala Lumpur’s retail landscape, particularly ...
Finding serenity at the Fifth Annual Oracle Retreat at Spa Village Resort Tembok, Bali
YTL Hotels - January 4 , 2013
The Oracle Retreat invites guests to learn life-changing skills and techniques through a variety of activities and excursions such as life workshops, '5-element form', yoga, meditation and holistic aromatherapy. Internationally renowned wellness p...