Dry, muddy, very windy: Malaysian weather goes extreme in 2014

Longer droughts, flashier floods, muddier landslides, and tornadoes! We take a look at some of the year’s weather extremes from around Malaysia. It’s not as if we didn’t have prior warning. Climate change scientists have been giving us environmental doomsday stories for years &n...

Sharing the same destiny

I AM worried about the economy of Malaysia as we head towards 2015, and I am sure many Malaysians also share my concerns over the uncertainties in the coming months.

All religions frown on rumour-mongering

GOSSIP is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid. This is in reference to “We love gossiping and spreading rumours” (NST, Dec 12) by Muhamad Solahudin Ramli.

Kit Siang wins RM250,000 in defamation suit against Utusan

DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang (pic) has won a civil suit filed against Utusan Melayu (M) Bhd over a defamatory article published on Aug 18, last year.

High Court judge Justice Yeoh Wee Siam ruled that on the balance of probability, Lim had proved his claim against the defendant.


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YTL's Wessex Water promises lower bills for its customers over the next five years and invest more than £2 billion to maintain and improve services for customers

The company has said it will keep bills below the rate of inflation, meaning the household bill for Wessex Water customers should fall by £39 and not increase.

At the same time, the company will be investing more than £2 billion to maintain and improve services for customers whil...

YTL Hotels' highly anticipated Kasara Niseko Village Townhouse launched to much fanfare alongside new shopping and dining experiences in Niseko Village

Dato’ Mark Yeoh, Executive Director of YTL Hotels said, “The new developments at Niseko Village truly redefine the luxury Asian alpine experience. The authentic, timeless elegance of our Kasara Niseko Village Townhouse coupled with exciting shopping and dining experiences will enhance Niseko ...

Newens Tea House of London Exclusively at YTL's Starhill Gallery

In recent years, Starhill Gallery has received numerous accolades and was listed by The New York Times as one of the Top 31 Places To Visit. With its crystalline skin of glass and stone panels, it has was also recognised as Asia’s Most Beautiful Mall by the Forbes Traveller Magazine.


The launch of YTL Hotels Kasara Niseko Village Townhouse & new shopping and dining concepts in Niseko Village

Speaking at the launch of Kasara Niseko Village Townhouses, Tan Sri (Dr) Francis Yeoh said: “Japan always has a special place in YTL’s heart. Back in 1996, YTL Corporation was the first non-Japanese Asian company to be listed on the To...

A Journey Through Time VIII ends on a high note

In accordance with tradition, the highlight of A Journey Through Time VIII’s closing gala was the Watch and Jewellery Awards presentation ceremony. A total of eight categories of Awards were presented during the evening, namely Starhill Gallery Favourite Ladies’ Watch Award (Bedat & Co Ref. 8...