'Leaders must fulfil people's trust'

THE newly elected Umno top leadership has a heavy responsibility at hand:  to  make the national transformation agenda a success. This, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is also Umno president, was because the party was for the people and not exclusive to its members.


Media members learn about the finer culinary techniques

MEMBERS of the media had a hands-on chance to discover the importance of techniques and fresh ingredients during the Martell Pure Gourmet Masterclass recently.

YTL corporate executive chef and Starhill Culinary Studio Master Chef Wai Look Chow, 40, emphasised how different culinary tech...

Navaratnam: Khairy the right choice

Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam finds the Umno Youth election results refreshing, saying the re-election of Khairy Jamaluddin as the movement’s chief signifies progress among the youth.The Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (Asli) director said Khairy’s re-election reflects a “liv...

Penang to Prasarana: Why are you refusing our money?

Syarikat Prasarana Negara Bhd (Prasarana) could reduce its financial losses if it accepted annual funds of RM10 million from the Penang government to provide free bus services.

Obama lauds our diversity, progress

United States President Barack Obama yesterday paid tribute to Malaysia's diversity, tolerance and progress, saying it could serve as a model to other countries.
"Malaysia is an example of a dynamic economy, an engine for regional prosperity and a country which is increasingly con...

Cardiff honeymoon over for Tan

Cardiff City owner Tan Sri Vincent Tan is slowly but surely changing the perception of Malaysian involvement in the English football league, but he seems to have hit a bad patch that could undermine the reputation of Malaysians.

Dr M: Vital to master English

Citing an example, he said 333 graduates were recently called for a job interview related to information technology.

“However, only seven were recruited as the rest did not know English,” said Dr Mahathir. Dr Mahathir said that he had been a fighter for Bahasa Malaysia since...

Bonus for losses, the GLC way for rewarding employees

The Auditor-General Report today stated that Syarikat Prasarana Negara, an infrastructure company which had the highest recorded deficit of RM763 million among the group, gave its employees between one-and-a-half and two months bonus each.

The report also found that MIMOS, the country&r...

Civil society groups hand Zahid memorandum opposing PCA

Among others, the memorandum calls for Zahid to retract the legislation on grounds that it goes against human rights in that it denies the rights of the people under&n...

When L.B.J. dropped by to say ‘thank you’

On Oct 11, Barack Obama will become the first US president to visit Malaysia in 47 years, the last and only presidential tour being Lyndon B. Johnson on Oct 30, 1966.

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SEED welcomes Artisan Roastery Cafe

Malaysia’s coffee culture can be easily traced back to rustic kopitiams which line its main streets, serving the locals’ all-time favourites – a cup of steaming morning brew, almost always accompanied by kaya-butter toasts and ha...

Count your carbon emissions

Mathias Varming, senior consultant at YTL-SV Carbon, explains some of the benefits that come with carbon measurement, management and disclosure: increased transparency to shareholders, clients and the public; manage and cope with threats arising f...

Singapore Exchange to set up electricity futures market

Singapore Exchange Ltd, the city-state's stock and futures market operator, said on Monday it is developing an electricity futures market that it hopes to launch by end-2014.

Companies that have indicated interest in becoming market makers...

YTL SGREIT’s 3Q 2013 DPU up 9.0% y-o-y mainly driven by strong performance of the Singapore portfolio

Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Francis Yeoh, Executive Chairman of YTL Starhill Global, said, “SGREIT has delivered another good set of results in 3Q 2013 as the Singapore portfolio continues to perform strongly. Although the outlook of the global e...

Girl Rising: Kuala Lumpur - A Film Screening

FrogAsia and Yes hosted Girl Rising: Kuala Lumpur, a screening of the internationally acclaimed documentary film, Girl Rising. The screening was held at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre, in partnership with the Girl Guides Association of Ku...

YTL's Starhill Global Reit's Q3 distribution per unit rises 9% to 1.21 cents

YTL's Starhill Global Real Estate Investment Trust has achieved a 20.8 per cent increase to $26.1 million in income to be distributed to unitholders in the third quarter.

Its revenue for the three months to Sept 30 was up 5.5 per cent at $...

Sabah turtle centre makes waves

THE first turtle rescue centre in Sabah at Gaya Island here was launched during the weekend. To mark the occasion, its first turtle tenant named Bobby, rescued five months ago, was released back into the sea during the ceremony at Gaya Island Reso...

Turtle rescue centre launched in YTL's Gaya Island Resort

Masidi in his address also touched on the importance of conserving and preserving nature, and turning it into a sustainable economic earner for the State.

He said Sabah is blessed with natural wonders like nowhere else but faced with many ...

Two of YTL resorts listed amongst Malaysia's 9 best luxury resorts by CNN Travel

YTL's Pangkor Laut Resort and Cameron Highlands Resort was listed amongst Malaysia's 9 best luxury resorts by CNN Travel.

Pangkor Laut Resort has previously won the 'Number One in the world' award by Conde Nast Traveller UK and was listed ...

YTL's Wessex Water Funding protects farmland feathers

Funding has been provided to a bird project in Dorset so declining farmland birds can be protected while a new pipeline is laid. Mark Doughty, principal ecologist for our engineering and construction department, explained that it was important Wes...

YTL PowerSeraya appoints new chief executive

Under the leadership transition at the 3,300-megawatt genco, the group announced yesterday that Chan Swee Huat, senior vice-president of PetroSeraya, its trading and fuel management arm, is its new genco CEO.

He takes over from John Ng, wh...

YTL and Low Yat Group adapting to the ski resort market

Dato' Mark Yeoh, Executive Director of YTL Hotels says Hilton Niseko Village, set to achieve a 140% occupancy rate in 2012, has outperformed its target by another 40%. “Niseko is actually booming,” he concludes, adding that it would not have been possible without the support of the local auth...

YTL completes phase 1 of Sentul Skywalk

“The bridge is an important catalyst for the renewal of Sentul,” said executive director Datuk Yeoh Seok Kian in a statement.

“It is the first phase of Sentul Skywalk, Sentul East’s holistic pedestrian circulation system that will connect the commercial precinct to the Sentul KT...

FrogAsia, Yes and ICCPJ go the XtraMile

At FrogAsia, our vision is to empower the next generation with the right tools and opportunities, made possible by technology in education. In line with this vision, on 24 August 2013, FrogAsia and Yes proudly supported the XtraMile Run for Dignity.

The XtraMile Run is a charity run whi...

First Skywalk signals total integration of Sentul's transport network from railway, highway to foot traffic

"The bridge is an important catalyst for the renewal of Sentul," said Dato’ Yeoh Seok Kian, Executive Director of YTL Land & Development Berhad. "It’s the first phase of Sentul Skywalk, Sentul East’s holistic pedestrian circulation system that will connect the commercial precinct to the Sen...

Is this KL's coolest office?

Google Malaysia has announced its new home base in Kuala Lumpur. Since August, the tech giant’s office has occupied about 10,000 sq ft of space on Level 20 of the Quill 7 building, next to the western entrance of KL Sentral train station and...

Chromebooks Now in 22% of All US School Districts, Silently Booting Windows Out

Today marks a milestone in Chrome OS and Chomebook history.  Google’s Chromebook VP Caesar Sengupta told Business Insider that 22% of all US school districts are now using Chromebooks, which is a staggering number considering just how many Windows machines there are out there.  Google’s Chr...

Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr Yeoh Tiong Lay Awarded the Seri Panglima Darjah Kinabalu title

Tan Sri Dato' Seri Dr Yeoh Tiong Lay was among six people who were accorded the state's highest award, the Seri Panglima Darjah Kinabalu, which carries the title "Datuk Seri Panglima", in conjunction with Sabah Yang di-Pertua Negeri's birthday yesterday.

Tan Sri Dato' Seri (Dr) Yeoh Tiong Lay conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship at World Chinese Economic Forum

Tan Sri Dato' Seri (Dr) Yeoh Tiong Lay, Group Executive Chairman of YTL Corporation was recently conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship at the 5th World Chinese Economic Forum. The award was conferred by Tan Sri Michael Yeoh...



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