Sorting out recyclables from rubbish

Domestic waste in Kuala Lumpur is now collected only twice a week compared to three times previously to initiate the mandatory "separation at source" plan. City folk are expected to adapt to the new schedule in preparation for the plan which starts in September.

Making the right choice

THERE are many verses in the Quran that speak about love and compassion, about men and women being each other’s friend and protector, about men and women being as close as each other’s garment.

Despicable charities preying on the elderly

Olive Cooke epitomised all that is great about our older generation. At 92, she was Britain’s longest serving poppy seller, having stood on the steps of Bristol Cathedral every November since 1938 to raise money for the Royal British Legion....

A schmoozer in handmade shoes - but the leader Labour needed

Exit the schmoozer. Chuka Umunna is a sleek six-footer with babydoll eyelashes and Centrist politics mood music. Smooth as cat’s fur, he purrs through London’s fancy salons like an hors d’oeuvres trolley on Goodyear tyres. Here&r...

Is this the most principled man in Britain? Meet the remarkable farmer who's turned down £275 MILLION to save his village from developers

Robert Worsley is fixing a stalled engine on his farm track when I visit. He pauses, wrench in hand, beaming, to greet me. Apologising, he says: ‘It’s so inconvenient when a vehicle breaks down in the middle of the drive.’


A picture of loneliness: you are looking at the last male northern white rhino

What is it like to look at the very last of something? To contemplate the passing of a unique wonder that will soon vanish from the face of the earth? You are seeing it. Sudan is the last male northern white rhino on the planet. If he does not mat...

Jurong East to be terminus for Singapore-KL high-speed rail: 7 things about the new train line

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on Tuesday that the Singapore terminus of the high-speed rail (HSR) between the city-state and Kuala Lumpur will be located in Jurong East.

A London-bound flight that led to a lifelong friendship

ON being asked to contribute an article on my friendship with Raja Nazrin during his school and university days in England, initial apprehension as to whether I could recall events from forty years back was quickly overcome by the opportunity to share a glimpse of Raja Nazrin’s little known...

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Stranded ducklings freed from sewer

Two ducklings have been freed after rescuers used an iPad recording of the mother duck's quack to coax them out of a sewer. A couple of holidaymakers visiting Burton Bradstock in West Dorset discovered the mother duck quacking loudly near a manhol...

Kuala Lumpur's street food: Not a 'scene', more a way of life

There are places where old and new Kuala Lumpur meet. That evening I head to Hutong, where some of Malaysia's most noted food stalls have set up branches in air-conditioned splendour beneath the Lot 10 shopping mall. It's a slightly strange experi...

ERL wins Air Rail Link of the Year & Marketing Campaign of the Year Awards at GARA 2015

Express Rail Link Sdn. Bhd. (ERL) clinched the coveted title of North Star Air Rail Link of the Year once again at the Global AirRail Awards 2015 held on 21st May in Toronto, Canada.

Service provider returns as the sponsor of main prizes in Starwalk

MOBILE Internet and voice service provider YES is back as a platinum sponsor for this year’s Ipoh Starwalk. This is the company’s fourth sponsorship. YES is sponsoring RM70,000 in cash and a grand prize of a three-day two-night stay at...

Integrative Deviance

The Capers is a condominium complex designed by local firm RT+Q Architects in collaboration with Malaysian developer YTL Land & Development located in the town of Sentul, Kuala Lumpur, a site with a distinctive 120-year-old history as a former nexus of Malaysia's rail industry. Luca L.E.C examine...

The Capers / RT+Q Architects

The Capers is a mixed residential development comprising two 36-storey towers and two 5-storey blocks of residential apartments, rising from the piano nobile of a landscaped carparking podium. It is located amidst the suburban sprawl of Sentul, 5 ...

YTL Corp Registers 9-Month Revenue of RM12.7 Billion (US$3.5 Billion); Profit for the Period Stands at RM1.3 Billion (US$370 Million)

YTL Group Managing Director Tan Sri Dato' (Dr) Francis Yeoh Sock Ping, CBE, FICE, said, "The Group's lower revenue and profit for the 9 months under review of the 2015 financial year, compared to the same period last year, reflects the more challe...

Seafront allure

“It’s amazing to witness the way the market responded to our Shorefront project, a niche upmarket, low-rise and low-density development right in the heart of George Town and neighbouring the historic E&O Hotel.

“We strongly believe i...

YTL's Shorefront Penang final release sold out in record time at record prices

“At RM2,100.00 per sq ft, this is a new record price for the upmarket luxury lifestyle segment in Penang. This new benchmark reflects a strong demand for quality homes in a premium location, and is a very positive sign for the market which had been slowing down under a subdued economic climate....

The Sentul transformation

SENTUL is famous for the railway and its market but this area in the heart of Kuala Lumpur has so much more to offer. The new millennium saw YTL Corporation transforming the landscape of Sentul with high-end condominium projects.

Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, formerly known as Jalan Ipoh, is...

YTL offers one of the highest dividend yields

YTL Corp Bhd offers one of the highest dividend yields among the constituent stocks of the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KL Composite Index, noted MIDF Research in initiating coverage on the conglomerate. MIDF Research said YTL had caught investors by surprise with its generous dividend of 12 sen per share...

10 things to look out for when buying property in Malaysia

Tan said branding of location can change, driven by “visionary developers” or plans.

“For example Sentul, many years ago, when we talk about Sentul, we have a certain perception about it. YTL changed the perception of tha...