Singapore central bank eases monetary policy in unexpected move

Singapore's economy has also been tepid, with growth slowing more than expected in the fourth quarter as the manufacturing sector contracted in the face of erratic global demand, raising concerns about the outlook for 2015.

As Malaysia spends billions, Dr M says high time for external audit on state spending

Putrajaya should appoint external auditors for all its agencies to allay public concerns about the billions being spent on investments across the world, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wrote in his blog today.

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Ruth Yeoh recognised as Malaysia’s Top 30 Green Catalysts 2014 at GreenTech Awards

Malaysia’s Top 30 Green Catalysts 2014 included Gurmit Singh (CETDEM), Ruth Yeoh Pei Cheen (YTL Corporation), Y.Bhg Tan Sri Datuk Eddy Chen (MKH Berhad), and Tan Cheng Li (The Star) who are among the 8 personalities.

One of the prominent award recipients, Ruth Yeoh, Executive Dire...

Frog Education named ICT Company of the Year at BETT 2015

Frog Education, one of the UK’s leading education technology companies with over 12 million users worldwide, has been awarded ICT Company of the Year with between £1m and £10m turnover at the 2015 BETT Awards.

Infoscreen jumps to third place in Advertising + Marketing Magazine's Ranking of The Best Out Of Home Media in 2014

Infoscreen, the outdoor digital media brand of YTL Info Screen Sdn Bhd comes in third in this year’s ranking of the best Out Of Home Media as listed in Advertising + Marketing Magazine (A+E). According to A+E, the company has been actively g...

Malaysian rural schools get Fulbright touch

Yesterday, Denisenko and her fellow ETAs were delighted to find out that they would be provided with a Chromebook laptop each as teaching aid. The devices, worth RM1,299 each, are sponsored by YTL Communications.

The company's CEO Wing K. ...

The Mad Hatter’s Champagne Brunch @ Shook! KL

The Mad Hatter’s Champagne Brunch @ Shook! KL was definitely the highlight of my week, especially when I heard that it was back in town, and in a big way too.

The Humble Hotelier

I have always loved hotels – always. You see, hotels give you an experience that’s different from your home. Even kings love hotels.

But the hotel industry is also a very tough and the most humbling of businesses. To me, it&rsq...

Here's the Village, people

Niseko Village was originally created for the domestic ski enthusiast market and the Japanese continue to make up the biggest number of visitors. But since YTL’s purchase in 2010, its clientele has grown to include more Asians, mostly from C...

YTL Land banks on safe projects

DESPITE the prevailing soft property market, YTL Land & Development Bhd sees demand for good projects persisting and will proceed with a number of residential projects in Kuala Lumpur and Penang.

Express Rail to KLIA targets 11mil riderships this year, up 20%

Express Rail Link Sdn Bhd (ERL), the high-speed train service operator between KL Sentral and the KL International Airport (KLIA), targets 11 million riderships for this year, up 20% from last year.

Tarts complete magical journey from Kew to Kuala Lumpur

The maids of honour tarts were first discovered by king Henry VIII and were declared so delicious the recipe was kept under lock and key for 200 years.

The monarch is believed to have seen Anne Boleyn eating the tarts baked by one of her maids of honour and was so captivated by the tart...

A Journey Through Time VIII: Asia's Watch and Jewellery Showcase

A melting pot of fashion, jewels and haute horlogerie, the annual showcase held in Malaysia’s Starhill Gallery continues its ascent, bringing together international and independent brands for one of Asia’s most important watch and jewellery events.