India's Modi urges 'comprehensive' climate deal

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Thursday for a "comprehensive and concrete" agreement on climate change in December, as he addressed African leaders at a major summit in New Delhi.

China to Build $5 Billion High-Speed Rail Line in Indonesia

China won the rights to build a $5.5 billion railway line in Indonesia as the Southeast Asian nation tries to upgrade its infrastructure to drive economic growth.

Tax incentives for film and TV production around the world

Many countries around the world offer tax rebates or tax credits to attract foreign film or TV productions, as well as animation or video game projects, which can boost local economies.

PM: Ethnic Chinese are sons of Malaysia, not ‘pendatang’

Datuk Seri Najib Razak told the local Chinese community today that they are not “pendatang” (immigrants), calling them instead the “sons of Malaysia”.

S. Korea keen to bid for KL-Singapore high speed rail project - Aziz Kaprawi

South Korea has expressed keen interest to bid for the proposed high speed rail (HSR) project linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Abdul Aziz Kaprawi.

PM: 2016 Budget among hardest budget to table

The 2016 Budget would be one of the hardest budgets to be tabled, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Where is Dr M the nation-builder?

If, as the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, then surely the historic picture of the line-up of yesterday’s men, the great and good of Malaysian politics led by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad that was captured for posterity on Oct 12, must rate a great deal more than the magical th...

The Plot to Change Catholicism

THE Vatican always seems to have the secrets and intrigues of a Renaissance court — which, in a way, is what it still remains. The ostentatious humility of Pope Francis, his scoldings of high-ranking prelates, have changed this not at all; i...

For Visit by Xi Jinping, Britain Will Prioritize Commerce With China

The British chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, chose an unusual destination during a trip to China last month, flying to the restive region of Xinjiang, where human rights groups accuse Beijing of persecuting the minority Uighur populati...

Bailout Money Goes to Greece, Only to Flow Out Again

The Greek businessman was nervous as he carried a suitcase stuffed with cash through security at the Athens airport a few months ago. But the distracted and overworked officials waved him through.

The Rise of Sensory Deprivation Tanks

It's an environment entirely stripped of stimuli. Even gravity feels nonexistent, inside a tank filled with nearly a foot of water and just about 800 pounds of Epsom salt. Like the Dead Sea. You climb inside and lie floating in the darkness.

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The art of creating a masterpiece

Named after one of england’s most revered 18th century painters,YTL’s latest luxury hotel, the Gainsborough Bath spa, has been crowned UK’s hottest new hotel with good reason.

On The Boil In Bath

How YTL's tentative foray into Britain grew into a successful conglomerate is an amazing tale of smart business, friendship...and water.

Tan Sri Francis Yeoh couldn’t help teasing his audience. He recalled how a March 2002 Sunday Tel...

YTL SGREIT's 1Q FY15/16 NPI increase by 10.2% on contributions from new acquisition and Singapore portfolio

Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr) Francis Yeoh, Executive Chairman of YTL Starhill Global, said, “Asia’s growth will moderate slightly on the back of risks from China’s economic rebalancing and the pace of expected normalisation of US pol...

'Education On Air' To Create Best Practices For Educators

The “Education on Air” Malaysia 2015 free online conference to be held on Nov 1 is the second “Education on Air” conference, the first of which was launched in the US on May 8, 2015, and is designed to aid local educators i...

Frog VLE handy during haze season

The use of digitalised textbooks through a virtual learning environment (VLE) platform is handy, especially during the haze season.
Education director-general Datuk Seri Dr Khair Mohamad Yusof told a press conference today that such textbooks...

YTL's Wessex Water wins Best place to work accolade

Tan Sri Francis Yeoh, Managing Director of YTL Corporation said, "Once again a YTL owned entity wins an important global award for Customer Service Experience. I can wax lyrical about how great we are as an institution, but truthfully it is to the...

Starhill Gallery set to host A Journey Through Time IX this November

For one week, A Journey Through Time IX will feature rare private collections, first-in market editions and exquisite pieces from over 125 luxury brands.

YTL Hotels' Gainsborough Bath Spa: More than just UNESCO World Heritage waters on tap

Of course a five-star hotel – with prices to match – has to have more than just UNESCO World Heritage waters on tap. You aren't, after all, going to spend your entire stay in your bathers. The Gainsborough has pulled off a tricky hospitality act; it's formal without being stuffy, luxurious wi...

Inside Malaysia's incredible Tanjong Jara Resort

Two flights, 17 hours and over 9,000 miles travelled all feel instantly worth it as soon as you step into Malaysia's Tanjong Jara resort. This luxurious five-star resort prides itself on being 'Unmistakably Malay'; something that is immediately reflected in its traditional Malaysian gong greeting...

Insight into job options in hotel industry

ESTABLISHED since 1938, the Girls’ Brigade has grown by leaps and bounds with 8,000 members nationwide centred on sharpening their living skills.

The brigade took part in YTL International College of Hotel Management’s Discover...