HSBC Malaysia: RCEP may be a tonic for Asia to recover from Covid-19 impact

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement may prove to be the tonic that Asia needs to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic-induced economic slump, said HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd (HSBC Malaysia) today.

Industries eager to see govt labour initiative take off

Stakeholders have welcomed the government’s Labour Recalibration Plan that will enable employers to hire undocumented workers, saying it will help them solve the issue of worker shortage.

Limestone valleys prone to rocks collapsing

Limestone hills in tropical areas which are exposed to human activities are capable of triggering sudden rock falls, a geomorphologist said today.

Threat of further landslides hangs over The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat

A continuous downpour since yesterday is believed to have triggered the landslide which struck The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat in Tambun here today, killing two guests.

Full investigation necessary to prevent Tambun landslide recurrence

The state government will leave it to the authorities to conduct a thorough investigation into the landslide incident which struck The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat in Tambun here today, killing two guests.

Sunway Group confirms two dead in landslide at The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat

Sunway Group has confirmed that a landslide occurred at The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat at 1am today, affecting one of its villas.

Two feared buried alive in landslide at Tambun resort

Two people are feared to have been buried alive in a landslide which struck a luxury all-villa resort in Tambun here, early today.

SIA reports biggest-ever quarterly loss on coronavirus

Singapore Airlines Ltd posted its biggest ever quarterly loss as the coronavirus decimated travel demand and fuel hedging and fleet impairment charges weighed on its bottom line.

MRT 3 and HSR making a comeback

The government is reviving the multi-billion ringgit Mass Rapid Transit Line 3 (MRT 3) under the Budget 2021 that will be a boon for construction companies.

Data is the new oil

For the 2021 Budget to be tabled tomorrow, we hope that the government uses all the available data to put forward a few out-of-the-box recommendations.

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Free digital learning

To encourage and support teachers who are required to continue conducting lessons remotely, a campaign called Webinar Bersama Guru is currently being held under the Learn From Home initiative by YTL Foundation and FrogAsia.

Better performance by YTL Corp on cement, utilities ops

YTL Corp Bhd posted an 18.2% increase in revenue to RM4.2bil for the three months ended Sept 30,2020 compared with RM3.5bil for the previous quarter ended June 30,2020. Executive chairman Tan Sri Francis Yeoh Sock Ping said the sequential improvem...

Mercy Wu details how eslite spectrum will integrate into Kuala Lumpur’s retail landscape

The retail landscape in Kuala Lumpur is set to be transformed by the entry of Eslite Spectrum. Occupying 70,191 sq ft at The Starhill, the first Eslite branch in Southeast Asia is slated for opening in 2022. 

Image & Aromas

“I draw inspiration from Enak’s age-old  recipes, passed down through generations,  infusing them with my culinary roots and  letting the flavours of my cuisine tell a story  of joyful contentment.” 


YTL Corp's Records 1st Quarter Revenue of RM4.2 Billion (US$1.0 Billion) & Profit Before Tax of RM137 Million (US$33 Million)

YTL Corp Executive Chairman, Tan Sri Dato' (Dr) Francis Yeoh Sock Ping, KBE, CBE, FICE, said, ''The Group recorded significantly better performance for the current quarter under review compared to the previous quarter ended 30 June 2020, driven ma...

YTL returns to the black in 1Q as utilities, cement manufacturing divisions improve q-o-q

Despite the challenging outlook, the group expects the performance of its business segments to remain resilient as these segments' operations are substantially essential in nature, it said. Shares of YTL closed 2.5 sen or 3.7% lower at 65 sen...

Sparking New Flavours

Chef Mo is adept at sparking new flavours into international and western recipes with much-loved Malaysian ingredients. 

New Look New Shook!

Shook!, the city’s cutting-edge restaurant, will continue to fuel the imagination while segueing into a stunning, contemporary transformation, featuring flavours from around the world, now expertly amplified alongside the revamp of The Starh...

400,000 SIM cards with mobile data handed out under YTL's 'Learn From Home' initiative

YTL Foundation has handed out some 400,000 free 4G prepaid SIM cards with mobile data nationwide under its ''Learn From Home'' initiative since March until now.

Chow asks Putrajaya to rethink education system in the new normal

Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has asked Putrajaya to review the country’s education system in light of the new normal so that students without access to online facilities are not left behind.

The Man Of The Hour

Zaidan's vast experience in the design world, from designing hotels locally to those in Thailand and the UK, has inspired his vision for The Starhill Dining, where a complete reconception of the space sees a modern, contemporary look applied to th...

Taiwan’s Eslite Spectrum to debut at The Starhill in 2022

Taiwan’s renowned bookstore chain Eslite Spectrum is slated to be an anchor tenant at Bukit Bintang’s luxury shopping mall The Starhill in 2022, following the signing of a tenancy agreement between YTL Land & Development Bhd and th...

The Starhill signs on eslite spectrum as anchor tenant, bringing the essence of contemporary Taiwanese culture & creativity to the heart of Kuala Lumpur

The Starhill is welcoming the renowned eslite spectrum by the eslite Group. The more-than-70,000 sq ft flagship store opening in 2022 will be eslite spectrum's first entry into Southeast Asia.

Introducing The City's Most Riveting Dining & Entertainment Hotspot

The Starhill Dining, located in the heart of Bukit Bintang, will be reimagined come December 2020 as the city’s most riveting dining and entertainment destination hotspot. Anchored at the heart of the all-new The Starhill, this space will so...

Further help offered for Wessex Water customers with cashflow concerns

Wessex Water is offering further support to customers across Bath who may be worried about being able to pay their bill due to COVID-19.