How Trump’s Executive Orders Could Set America Back 70 Years
The Atlantic - January 27 , 2017
The president is taking the United States back to the nightmares of the world before the Second World War: closed borders, limited trade, and a go-it-alone national race to the bottom.
China’s Xi, Preaching Openness Abroad, Clamps Down at Home
Bloomberg - January 19 , 2017
As Chinese President Xi Jinping preached “openness” and “economic liberalization” to global elites in Davos this week, his government was warning against “false Western ideas” at home.
Why Would Trump Want a Weaker Dollar?
The Atlantic - January 18 , 2017
Surprise remarks by the president-elect, which depart from decades of U.S. policy, sent American currency into a tumble.
Trump is given dressing down after tweet to wrong Ivanka
The Times - January 18 , 2017
A council worker and former Labour Party worker from Brighton lectured Donald Trump on climate change yesterday after he mistook her Twitter handle for his daughter’s.
China towers over rest of world in race to the skies
The Times - January 18 , 2017
More skyscrapers were built last year than ever before, the result of a construction boom in China that shows few signs of slowing.
Traits of fintech champs
Business Times - January 17 , 2017
They have visionary leaders, push boundaries and are globally minded.
Brexit: UK to leave single market, says Theresa May
BBC - January 17 , 2017
Theresa May has said the UK "cannot possibly" remain within the European single market, as staying in it would mean "not leaving the EU at all".
China's Xi Jinping Says There Would Be No Winners in a Trade War
Time - January 17 , 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping is pressing his case for free trade, urging the world to "say no to protectionism" and warning that "no one will emerge as a winner in a trade war."
How finance is being taken over by tech
FT - January 17 , 2017
Bank margins to be boosted by labour-saving automation but long term challenges loom.
Banker Wee Cho Yaw buys all 45 unsold units at The Nassim for $411.6m
Straits Times - January 17 , 2017
Developer CapitaLand avoids millions of dollars in penalties with Kheng Leong's buy.
Indian cinema is into 'biopics'
NST - January 14 , 2017
Indians have for long searched their heroes in scriptures, epics, history, folklore and in literature. Their quest is getting contemporary. Cinema is in the throes of “biopics” — biographical pictures. Fearing controversy, Bollywood hesitated to risk making films on the dead. It...
A great statesman with conservation at heart
Borneo Post - January 13 , 2017
Adenan has illustrated that illegal logging can be combated with strong political will and enhanced enforcement on the ground
Stagnating property market hits close to home for agents
Straits Times - January 11 , 2017
3,200 let their registration lapse last year as 3-year slide continues
Online and Scared
The New York Times - January 11 , 2017
Prof. Sam Wineburg, the lead author of a Stanford Graduate School of Education study, said: “Many people assume that because young people are fluent in social media they are equally perceptive about what they find there. Our work shows the opposite to be true.”
Trump's adversarial policy stance a deal-breaker
Business Times - January 11 , 2017
President-elect Donald Trump wants to be like former US president Franklin D Roosevelt but he lacks FDR's distinction of character.
For New Hires at Alibaba, a Crash Course in Chinese Business
WSJ - January 10 , 2017
New one-year immersion program aims to create globally minded, China-trained leaders.
Bannon Versus Trump
The New York Times - January 10 , 2017
It’s becoming clear that for the next few years American foreign policy will be shaped by the struggle among Republican regulars, populist ethno-nationalists and the forces of perpetual chaos unleashed by Donald Trump’s attention span.
EU Proposes New Rules That Could Limit Web Tracking for Ads
WSJ - January 10 , 2017
Users would have to consent to website cookies; potentially hitting advertising revenue for big ad brokers
Trends: Promoting a cashless society
The Edge - January 3 , 2017
Getting more consumers to adopt cashless transactions has always been one of MasterCard’s biggest challenges. To increase the adoption rate, it needs a compelling value proposition, says Ong.
Higher number of shoppers expected for Lot 10
The Star - January 23 , 2017
Lot 10 shopping centre expects to see a 15% increase in shoppers on the completion of its renovations this year. Joseph Yeoh, vice-president of YTL Land Development Bhd, the property arm of YTL Corp, said accessibility by public transport would be one of the key drivers in attracting shoppers to ...
Struggles of our sea turtles
NST - January 22 , 2017
Adult and juvenile turtles get a second chance at life at the Gaya Island Resort’s Marine Conservation Centre, writes Intan Maizura Ahmad Kamal
YTL's Lot 10 new look to attract young consumers
The Star - January 19 , 2017
Lot 10 shopping centre, the iconic green landmark in Bukit Bintang, is halfway through its ongoing facelift and is on track to be a catalyst for the retail and entertainment district once again.
YTL Communications raises the bar in Malaysia
Telecom Asia - January 18 , 2017
YTLC’s chief operating officer Ali Tabassi (pictured) told Telecom Asia that their LTE services cover 85% of the Malaysian population, making new capabilities available and bridging the digital divide for a rural population which have had li...
Lot 10 Tantalises With Sneak Peek Of Reimagined Mall
Kuala Lumpur - January 18 , 2017
Lot 10 unveiled the exciting future of the iconic mall today to members of the media in an exclusive sneak peek into the new and upcoming incarnation of the green cornerstone landmark of Bukit Bintang.
Malindo Air Opens City Ticketing Office And Check-In Services at KL Sentral
Kuala Lumpur - January 17 , 2017
Malindo Air launches new KL Sentral city ticketing office and check-in service at KLIA Ekspres Departure Hall for greater customer convenience.
Proton teams up with YTL
The Star - January 15 , 2017
Proton and YTL Communications have teamed up to provide a free “Proton YES Altitude Plan” package where customers get a smartphone and 4G LTE data usage of up to 16GB monthly for a year.
YTL Hotels Debuts Two Autograph Collection Hotels in Malaysia
The Luxury Editor - January 14 , 2017
YTL Hotels is delighted to announce two Autograph Collection Hotels in Kuala Lumpur, an ensemble of exclusive independent hotels by Marriott International.
Hotel Stripes opens in Kuala Lumpur
Elle Malaysia - January 13 , 2017
YTL is bringing a new hotel to The Row precinct.
Unilever to use biomethane at five of its sites across the UK and Ireland
Bioenergy - January 12 , 2017
Unilever UK & Ireland has signed a deal with a renewable energy company GENeco, which means that from 1 January 2017, its offices in Leatherhead and 100 Victoria Embankment, and its food and drink factories in Norwich, Trafford Park and Cork, will use by 10,000MWh of biomethane to power the s...
Satisfying future in culinary world
The Star - January 9 , 2017
YTL International College of Hotel Management partnered with International College of Hotel Management (ICHM) in Adelaide, Australia to offer its unique programme to its students.
Taking Malaysian Street Food Global
Kuala Lumpur - January 6 , 2017
Street food may be humble fare, but Malaysian tycoon Tan Sri (Dr) Francis Yeoh, Managing Director of YTL Corporation, has big plans for it.
Heritage on a plate
The Star - January 5 , 2017
Malaysian streetfood might seem like simple fare, but its quality and authenticity deserve a higher ranking in the world of gourmet cuisines.
Tan Sri (Dr) Francis Yeoh receives Capri Legend Humanitarian Award at Capri, Hollywood - The International Film Festival
Great Reporter - January 4 , 2017
On 30th December 2016 the Malaysian entrepreneur-philanthropist Tan Sri Dr Francis Yeoh was honored with the 'Capri Legend Humanitarian Award' for his philanthropic activity nurturing and preserving the arts.
Accepting the award, Tan Sri (Dr) Francis Yeoh said, "There are t...