Billionaire lashes out as US fund invade UK retail crisis

UK retail billionaire Mike Ashley is lashing out after losing a fight with US hedge funds over department store chain Debenhams Plc.

Pangkor goes tax free from Jan 1, 2020

Pangkor Island will get its duty-free status on January 1 next year. Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah today said the state government had submitted an application to gazette the island as tax free.

Putrajaya to be rail hub

The new and improved, freshly renegotiated East Coast Rail Link will also be running through Putrajaya and this spells even higher connectivity for the federal administrative capital.

ECRL’s immense possibilities

Imagine, the ECRL will transport passengers and tourists and cargo from various locations to and from KLIA via an interchange near the airport. This will be a game changer for transportation in Malaysia.

More to the sell-off in TNB than just Khazanah’s divestment

Was the sell-off in Tenaga Nasional Bhd’s (TNB) shares last week overdone? The heavyweight blue chip slid to a three-year low last Thursday after its largest shareholder Khazanah Nasional Bhd placed out 85 million shares in the company at below market price.

Rags-to-Riches Tale Goes Sour for Hyflux Founder Olivia Lum

By early 2011, it had a market value of more than $1.6 billion. That year, Lum flew to Monte Carlo to be the first woman presented with Ernst & Young’s World Entrepreneur of the Year award. It was also the year Hyflux won its biggest project: the Tuaspring combined desalination and powe...

London landlords invest outside capital to escape high tax bill

London landlords fed up with the capital's high taxes and property prices are increasingly investing their money in other parts of the UK.

Florida Paradise Offers Wealthy Developers a Big Trump Tax Break

The SoLeMia Miami development to rise in North Miami will include residences, restaurants, shopping and a hotel. The first part of the project, two 17-story residential towers with a parking garage and amenities, will be finished in this summer. Courtesy of SoleMia Miami.

6 Easy Ways To Live A More Sustainable Lifestyle

Here are some easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint and help establish a more sustainable world.

The Hottest App in China Teaches Citizens About Their Leader — and, Yes, There’s a Test

Tens of millions of Chinese workers, students and civil servants are now using Study the Great Nation, often under pressure from the government. It is part of a sweeping effort by Mr. Xi to strengthen ideological control in the digital age and reassert the party’s primacy, as Mao once did, ...

Switzerland Plans to Tighten Capital Rules for Its Biggest Banks

Switzerland is proposing bigger capital cushions for the country’s top banks that could force UBS Group AG and Credit Suisse Group AG to set aside an additional 24 billion Swiss francs ($24 billion) in reserves.

The United Kingdom Has Gone Mad

The problem with holding out for a perfect Brexit plan is that you can’t fix stupid. If you can’t take a joke you shouldn’t have come to London right now, because there is political farce everywhere. In truth, though, it’s not very funny. It’s actually tragic. What w...

Police save protected animals

Marine police (PPM) foiled an attempt to smuggle in a baby orang utan and eight other protected animals worth RM403,000 near here.

Walmart enables Google voice-activated orders

The retailer looks to boost its presence to counter Inc, which controls 70% of the 66 million smart speaker devices in the US; Google Home has just 24%

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Leaping at the chance to learn and grow

MORE than 3,000 people took part in the kLeaps Conference at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) in Kampar.

A New World Class Venue for Bristol

Last week I had the pleasure of getting up close and personal with the new YTL Arena Bristol project.

Starhill Global Reit posts 0.9% rise in Q3 DPU

STARHILL Global Reit on Thursday posted a 0.9 per cent rise in distribution per unit (DPU) to 1.1 Singapore cents for the third quarter ended March 31.

Heritage city on fast lane of WiFi tech

As the country heads towards the 5G technology, Penang has taken the lead with the launch of the Terragraph pilot project.

YTL Comms Penang Terragraph Trial Hits 170Mbps Peak Download Speed

Jagdeep claims this to 10 times faster than the fastest public WiFi network in the world, "including Singapore".

KLIA Ekspres Tickets Now Available on

Travellers who are planning for their next adventure are now able to purchase KLIA Ekspres tickets on Tripcarte.Asia.

KLIA Ekspres tickets available through international travel agencies and online platform

KLIA Ekspres tickets are now available globally through Express Rail Link Sdn Bhd (ERL)’s partnership with GlobalTix, a Singapore based e-ticketing and Business-to-Business (B2B) marketing platform.

Now Open: Monkey Island Estate in Bray-on-Thames

Malaysia-based YTL Hotels has launched Monkey Island Estate after a renovation project by New York-based Champalimaud.

6 Easy Ways To Live A More Sustainable Lifestyle

Here are some easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint and help establish a more sustainable world.

YTL likely to be a winner if HSR project is revived

According to news reports, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed indicated that Malaysia was exploring proposals to reduce the cost of the high-speed rail (HSR) project, which could mean a potential revival of the project.

Potential revival of HSR seen as catalyst for YTL

A potential revival of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project is a catalyst for YTL Corp Bhd’s construction division, according to MIDF Research.

Leap-frogging into 21st century learning

UNIVERSITI Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) is the first university in the country to have a ‘Frog Classroom’ in its Centre for Literacy and Sociocultural Transformation at the Faculty of Sciences and Humanities.

Wessex Water receives innovation award

The prize was awarded by the southwest branch of the Institute of Water; the ‘re-rounder’ will now be entered into the national awards to be held in Belfast, Ireland in June.

Malaysia a railway story

THE managing director of YTL Power International Bhd, Datuk Yeoh Seok Hong said the story of the railways is the story of Malaysia."Railways connect places and bring people together. With the new KTM Southern Line stations, there is potential for ...

Leaping into lead position

SK STOWELL in Bukit Mertajam, Penang, has gone a step further with the full adoption of digital teaching and learning for pupils from Year One to Six.