New India law boosts buyer protection
In a major move towards bringing transparency to the country’s real estate sector, the government has brought into force a much-awaited law to protect buyer interests. The act has taken the regulation of property developers and builders to a whole new level, greatly increasing buyer protection. Among other things,... Read more
Thailand to discuss  Bangkok-KL HSR project
The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is planning to talk with Malaysian transport officials on the initiative to build the Bangkok-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail (HSR) system. According to Thai Transport Minister Arkom Termpittayapaisith, Malaysia and Thailand are expected to begin discussions on the feasibility of constructing the HSR connecting... Read more
High time for mindset change
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar High-rise living has become a trend for Malaysians, especially urbanites, due largely to diminishing space in city centres as well as the major draw of facilities and security. Over the years, there have been complaints by those responsible to ensure that the facilities are properly... Read more
Time is on Gen Y’s side, says economist
GLOBAL CITIES ARE INVIGORATING THEIR MILLENNIAL APPEAL, RECALIBRATING THEIR RESIDENTIAL, WORKPLACE AND AMENITY OFFERINGS BY KATE MAY THE common message coming from the 34 global cities surveyed in Knight Frank’s Global Cities 2017 Report is the urban economy is increasingly people-centric. Whether a city is driven by finance, aerospace,... Read more