Telcos slammed for refusing to synchronise trenching

Telecommunication companies were yesterday slammed for not sharing the common trenching system, resulting in uncoordinated trenching all over the island.

Style of a champion

PAYING homage to the exceptional qualities shown by prominent Malaysian women, French brand Louis Vuitton is staging its Malaysia’s League of Extraordinary Women exhibition at Starhill Gallery until the end of next month. It is the maison’s way of honouring and acknowledging the &ldqu...

Tax exemptions to lure investors

INDONESIA'S government plans to exempt corporate dividends that are being reinvested in the country from being taxed, as part of its efforts to attract more foreign investment.

'Sleeping sun' phenomenon partly cause of chilly weather

The weather usually gets colder at this time of the year but temperatures seem to be dropping lower than usual. Faizal Parish, an expert in biodiversity and the climate, said the sudden change is related to the extreme weather conditions in other parts of the region, as well as in Europe and the ...

Rising costs of essential goods take a toll on consumers

Following the price increases in a number of essential commodities, The Malay Mail team observed that their cost varied from place to place.

He loves his coffee

The perfect cup, he said, should have a balance of sweetness, acidity and bitterness, something he produces at Three Little Birds behind a bar that looks more like a school science lab – complete with a temperature-controlled kettle, digital weighing scale and beam heater (for siphon coffee...

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PAM goes under the surface in CSR effort

Architects who normally work on land recently dived underwater in a corporate social responsibility initiative to save and protect the reefs in Pangkor Laut, Perak. This due diligence involved Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia (PAM) and the Malaysian In...

Michelle Yeoh honoured as woman icon

Photo exhibition dedicated to extraordinary eight achievers. The exhibition is presented by Louis Vuitton Malaysia and YTL Corporation Berhad and will run from now until Feb 28. The exhibition is open to the public. Located on the Indulge Floor of...

One small dive for architects, a leap for coral rehabilitation

A team of experienced architect divers from the Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) gamely took a plunge into the pristine waters of Mentagor Island, off Pangkor Island, just a boat ride away from Pangkor Laut Resort, Perak in an effort to reh...

YTL's Starhill Global REIT’s FY 2013 DPU up 13.9% to 5.00 cents – highest achieved since listing

Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Francis Yeoh, Executive Chairman of YTL Starhill Global, said, “Starhill Global REIT recorded its highest DPU in FY 2013. We have enhanced returns through our proactive approach towards portfolio and capital management...

Gaya Island Resort Marine Centre team rescue endangered Proboscis Monkey at sea

Gaya Island Resort, guests and team members were equally awestruck when a proboscis monkey was spotted bobbing in the sea close to the resort’s Malohom Bay. Resident Marine Biologist Scott Mayback and Naturalist Justin Juhun were soon enlist...

Tanjong Jara Resort reopens its door for 'unmistakably Malay' beach getaways

A sanctuary of tranquillity immersed in the age-old traditions of the East Coast of Malaysia, the 99-room Tanjong Jara Resort will reopen on 16th January 2014 after a two-month-long rejuvenation exercise, eager to wish its guests across the globe ...

Why family businesses could have a head start in sustainability

Perhaps the most striking (and frequently cited) example of leadership in sustainability among family businesses is the Malaysian infrastructure conglomerate, YTL. The real leader on this front is Ruth Yeoh, who before the age of 30 was driving th...

YTL's Gainsborough Bath Spa listed in CNN's most anticipated hotel openings of 2014

The Gainsborough Bath Spa

Opening: Q2, 2014

Approximately 4 million visitors flock to the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, England, every year to see the historic streets and buildings and soak in thermal wat...

Brokers’ Take: Starhill Global REIT

SGREIT has recently delivered a strong set of 3Q13 results on the back of strength from its Singapore portfolio and new income stream from Plaza Arcade in Australia. We believe the full potential has yet been unleashed, as SGREIT has continued to ...