Traffic congestion in Malaysia is legendary – and it is taking its toll on both the environment, and our psyche. Yusof Ghani takes a look at what can be done about it – and why fixing this problem is important.
Working conditions that used to exist for expatriates in Malaysia nearly two decades ago is a far cry from how it is now, especially in light of the recent budget 2015 announcement.
Many young professionals are irresistibly drawn to the rising number of trendy eateries popping up across the Klang Valley. The strain, how to balance the need to socialise at restaurants with other financial responsibilities, especially if they need to save to purchase their first homes and cars or even plan for marriage.
Road death is one of the top killers in Malaysia, with close to 7,000 fatalities a year. What can we do to make our roads safer?
More Malaysian companies should emulate the example of oil and gas giant Petronas in terms of practicing good governance, transparency and ethical conduct in order to improve the country’s global competitiveness.
Malaysia is no longer a country merely made of Ali, Ah Kow and Samy who populated the textbooks back in the 60s and 70s. Our country is now truly a racial and cultural melting pot as race and ethnic boundaries blur.
By Jeremy Grant in Singapore With its familiar four white chimneys as the backdrop, Battersea Power Station will this week take centre stage as one of London’s biggest regeneration projects of recent times. Building starts on Thursday of phase one, involving 850 flats and penthouses, forming part of a residential and retail complex set to emerge on […]
By Ed Hammond and Property Correspondent, Source: FT.com The attraction of London property to foreign investors shows no signs of waning as a surge of Asian and Middle Eastern money ensured that UK buyers accounted for less than a fifth of all commercial purchases during the first half of the year. Overseas investors were behind 82 per cent of property […]
Internationalization: Are we lack of exposures and resources to embrace “education without borders”?
Open markets vs political freedom. Is there a relationship between open markets and political freedom?
HSBC’s fifth Expat Explorer survey sawMalaysia ranked fifth out of 30, in its Expat Experience league tables. Business Circle spoke to some expats to get their take on living inMalaysia.
This week, our correspondent Sean Jesudasan goes in search of thousands of anonymous ambassadors of Malaysia’s RM58 billion tourism industry. He hears of the many trials and pitfalls, but also finds hidden gems as well as opportunities, that are being created. Hear & Now in Malaysia in collaboration with the Economic Transformation Programme and brought to […]
Can we re-brand Malaysia into the next New York, London or Paris? Or is it a lost cause?
Having a fancy camera does not make you a photographer. What can the government do for the photography industry in Malaysia?