HSR project: Not the end of the line

THE Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) bilateral agreement was officially terminated after the top leaders of Malaysia and Singapore agreed to let the deal lapse on New Year’s Eve, but this mega project may not be dead and forgotte...

HSBC to face shareholder heat on fossil fuels in AGM

Major HSBC shareholders are calling on Europe’s biggest bank to toughen its commitment to cut lending linked to fossil fuels and to turn its climate “ambitions” into targets.

Timely to study HSR contribution to economy

The current fiscal and economic conditions that are marred by uncertainties have forced a rethink of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high speed rail (HSR) project.

Malaysia reinstates MCO in five states, three FTs amid surging Covid-19 cases

The government has reinstated the Movement Control Order (MCO) in the states of Penang, Selangor, Melaka, Johor and Sabah as well as the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan for a two-week period starting Jan 13.


New US envoy to take over soon under Biden govt

As the United States prepares to usher in the Biden administration, there will also be a change at the helm of the US embassy here.

Why HSR AssetsCo had to go

At a press conference here yesterday, MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd, the HSR project owner on the Malaysian side, explained why the AssetsCo, an entity originally proposed to govern the procurement and operations of the bilateral project, had outlived...

PM plants first of 100 million trees

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin planted a merbau tree in the grounds of Seri Perdana, the Prime Minister’s official residence yesterday to kick off the 100 million tree-planting campaign 2020-2025.

‘Rethink our forested areas’

The campaign to plant 100 million trees in the next five years is a good initiative to improve the country’s forests in terms of quality and quantity, say experts.

Tok Pa: We wanted more flexibility

Averting a RM60bil guarantee was among changes sought by Malaysia before the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high speed rail (HSR) project was discontinued, says Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

Melaka will continue with proposed HSR plans

Melaka is proceeding with its proposed development plans outlined in anticipation of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project despite it being discontinued, says Datuk Seri Sulaiman Md Ali.

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Scholarship, free online learning from YTL

This year, the YTL Foundation Scholarship will continue to be offered to encourage those wishing to pursue their tertiary education either locally or abroad.

Wessex Water retains prestigious customer service excellence award

Bath-based Wessex Water is continuing to put its customers first and find new ways to help them, according to an independent assessment.

First look inside first new homes at Bristol's huge new Brabazon neighbourhood

The huge neighbourhood at Filton Airfield, which will eventually include the new Bristol Arena, is taking shape one year after developer YTL first began construction. A show home will open this weekend to prospective buyers, as the first home...

To help learners cope, stakeholders are stepping up to do their bit

“In the midst of this unfamiliarity and uncertainty, we want to empower parents and students with materials and resources for online learning at home, ” she said, adding that “Learn from Home” levels the playing field in ed...

YTL extends offer of free phones and data for B40 students

YTL Foundation has extended its offer to provide free phones and 120GB worth of data to help children from B40 low-income families learn from home.

YTL Foundation's Learn From Home adds entire Bahasa Melayu National Syllabus to its content platform

YTL Foundation today announced it has uploaded 278 new lessons covering the entire national primary and secondary Bahasa Melayu curriculum for Standard 1 through to Form 5 onto its Learn From Home content platform at www.ytlfou...