KL Tourism Association is 50

KUALA Lumpur Tourism Association recently held its golden jubilee dinner. Its 50th anniversary celebration was attended by Kuala Lumpur mayor Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal Talib, KLTA president Datuk Shamsul Falak Abdul Kadir, industry stakeholders and players, and representatives of NGOs in tourism.

Rebranding will boost Asean's image

Asean's youth boom means that the region is both blessed and cursed by a growing number of educated, socially mobile and socially ambitious youth who seek greater pastures to prosper.

Charity concert in Penang a success

The field of the Han Chiang School here was turned into a sea of blue when over 100,000 concert-goers flocked the school tonight to enjoy performances from local and international artistes.

Johor, by any other name, is just as famous

We all know the state by its current name but few know that Johor originally went by some very unusual names, writes Peggy Loh.

Azlan sees more investments abroad

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF), backed by RM527 billion as at the end of last year, may need to eventually lift the cap on its overseas investments to 40% of total funds to continue providing high returns.

E&O's seaside villas sold out

EASTERN & Oriental Bhd (E&O) has sold all 73 units worth RM260.6 million of its Villas By-The-Sea project in Seri Tanjung Pinang. 

The project was a collaboration between E&O, CIMB-Mapletree Management Sdn Bhd (CIMB-Mapletree) and the Al Salam Bank of Bahrain.

Maybank's Luxury Edition promises higher returns

Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has launched Luxury Edition, a single premium closed-ended investment-linked insurance plan, said to be the country's first such plan that is tied to the luxury market. 

SHOWBIZ: Memorable night

As Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds got on stage at the SapuraKencana Petroleum Malaysia Grand Prix Charity Gala at the newly re-opened YTL's Majestic Hotel in Kuala Lumpur recently, the audience went into a frenzy.

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YTL Starhill Global REIT's 1Q 2013 DPU Up 28.0% Year-on-Year

Tan Sri Dato' Dr Francis Yeoh, Executive Chairman of YTL Starhill Global, said, ''SGREIT delivered strong earnings growth in 1Q 2013 underpinned by the performance of its Singapore portfolio. We are rebalancing our asset portfolio with the strateg...

Maybank favours YTL's Starhill Global REIT with 'BUY' recommendation & Target Price of SDG1.02

We continue to like SGREIT for the rental upside at Wisma Atria and income stability in Malaysia and Australia At 5.2% FY13F yield and 1.06x P/B, we reiterate BUY with a DDM-derived TP of SGD1.02.

YTL's Wessex Water win's the Queen's Award for enterprise in sustainable development

YTL’s Wessex Water regained the Queen’s Award for enterprise in sustainable development - it is the only water firm to have won the award twice. The company was given the award for adopting a sustainable procurement policy and having s...

Choo back home to vote

"If we expect the government to do something for us, then we should do our part by supporting and creating an opportunity for it to help us," Jimmy Choo said at the "Vote YES" promotional event.

"Ten years ago, people like YTL group managi...

Bloggers praise YTL's Majestic Hotel, KL

Bloggers from The Honeycombers, Singapore and Rosemarie John from Travel & Beyond explore the grand Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur in a luxury weekend getaway, complete with lush living at the Majestic Wing, lavish feasts at the Tea Lounge and Contango and a pampering session at the divine Majestic ...

Vote YES

YTL Communications CEO Wing K. Lee said this was part of the “Vote YES” campaign aimed at giving people quick access to online information. “GE13 will be the first elections where on-the-go social media is as important as mainstr...

Larry Page: I'm excited about Google and Malaysia!

Today the country of Malaysia announced that they are adopting Google Apps (our suite of cloud-based tools that includes Gmail, Docs and Calendar) for 10 million students, teachers and parents. They’ll also be deploying Chromebooks to primar...

Distinctively Bornean nature retreat

YTL’s newly-opened Gaya Island Resort surpasses in giving you the full experience of nature with style. YTL has long held a reputation for luxurious escapades in lush natural environments around Malaysia. Their latest opening, Gaya Island Re...

10 million Malaysian students, teachers, and parents will now use Google Apps for Education; For Malaysia: Bringing Google Apps and Chromebooks to the classroom

Millions of Malaysian kids will be writing stories, collecting data, creating presentations, and organizing the future of their education in the cloud — Google’s cloud. Today, Google announced that Malaysia is adopting Google Apps for ...

CEO Yes, YTL Communications, Malaysia: “Cloud computing is one of the most exciting megatrends globally”

Wing Lee, CEO of Yes, the brand name of YTL Communications, Malaysia, is taking part in a panel discussion on Day One of the Broadband Asia conference, taking place on the 9th-10th April 2013 at the Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel, Hong Kong. Ahead of th...

YTL Hotels invites luxury resort guests to enjoy complimentary nights at the New Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Unveiling the latest jewel in its portfolio of stellar properties, YTL Hotels has announced that guests booking five nights at the luxury resorts of Pangkor Laut Resort, Tanjong Jara Resort and Gaya Island Resort will also enjoy two complimentary ...

YTL PowerSeraya may get regasified LNG next week

GENCO YTL PowerSeraya is expecting to receive Singapore's first regasified LNG (liquefied natural gas) next week, to be used for power generation.

The volume of this lot of regasified gas is small, but is nevertheless significant in that it signals the start of a new supply source - LNG...

Parliament is dissolved, finally

The Dewan Rakyat has been dissolved, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced during a live television broadcast today, paving the way for the 13th general election. The Malaysian Insider understands that a general election may be held as soon as April 20 or a week later on April 27, depen...

Starhill Gallery launches new luxury channel

ENTREPRENEUR, model, producer, reality television star, fashion designer and icon, author and busy mum — truly Kimora Lee Simmons wears many hats — and she might soon be on one of Malaysia’s luxury online channels as well.


RAM assigns AA1 rating to YTL Corp Bhd

Malaysia’s RAM Ratings has assigned a long-term rating of AA1 to YTL Corporation Berhad’s (“YTL Corp” or “the Group”) proposed Medium-Term Notes Programme of up to RM2 billion (“Proposed MTN Programme&rdqu...