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Winning recipe: Responsibility and Accountability
THESE ARE KEY INGREDIENTS MANAGEMENT COMMITTEES MUST ADOPT TO TASTE SUCCESS BY Robert Tan The former American congressman, Jesse Jackson Jr, pleaded guilty to misusing US$750,000 (RM3.3 million) in campaign funds. Prosecutors said the funds were siphoned to pay for his family’s personal living expenses and buy exotic items.... Read more
Sabah wants “quake proof” buildings
The East Malaysian state of Sabah will soon require all new buildings to be built on quake proof standards, says the local government. Sabah is said to be finalising a building code that will require new constructions to adhere to strict regulations in the future, following recent seismic activity... Read more
Retail partners buzzed about Quayside at twentyfive.7
Gamuda Land officially introduced some of the key retail partners that will be setting up shop at its up-and-coming Quayside waterfront commercial hub this week, and they seem to be brimming with confidence about the prospect of this development. The commercial project takes shape Gamuda Land’s latest township of... Read more
Mah Sing Group named “Top Employer” by EBI
Mah Sing Group Bhd continues to solidify its status as one of the country’s most trusted brands, recently bagging the Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards 2017. The win makes it the third consecutive year the company has been conferred the award, which is adjudicated on an annual basis by the... Read more
Setia EcoHill launches final phase of Horizon Residences
SP Setia Bhd launched the third and final phase of its Horizon Residence project within the popular Setia EcoHill development in Semenyih, Selangor, last weekend. The Gloris Collection represents the final opportunity for buyers to be a part of this burgeoning green community, offering just 77 units of comfortably-sized... Read more
Only judges decide on land acquisition compensation
LAND OWNERS SHOULD TAKE NOTE THAT ASSESSORS NO LONGER HAVE THE POWER TO DETERMINE THE COMPENSATION SUM A landmark ruling by the Federal Court has now made it clear that only constitutionally appointed judges can decide on compensation for land acquisitions. The Federal Court ruled last Friday that a... Read more
KL among cities that matter most to world’s most wealthy
BY Zoe Phoon Kuala Lumpur’s overall rank, in terms of urban power, is 31st out of 40 cities ranked in Europe, North America, Asia, Australasia, the Middle East and Latin America, according to the Knight Frank City Wealth Index 2017. While, it sits on the bottom half of this... Read more
“High-rise Sickness”: Is there such a thing?
EXPERTS SAY SLIGHTLY SWAYING SKYSCRAPERS COULD TRIGGER MOTION SICKNESS, NAUSEA AND EVEN DEPRESSION BY Zoe Phoon A team of engineers, medics and physiologists from the Exeter and Bath universities in the United Kingdom are exploring claims that people experience motion sickness, tiredness, fatigue, depression, poor concentration and lack of... Read more
SP Setia offers to SEAL the deal with new loan scheme
Property big-gun SP Setia Bhd has launched a new differential sum loan scheme it says will help buyers secure sufficient financing while enjoying low interest rates and a flexi repayment tenure. Unveiled today, the company said its Setia Express Advance Loan (SEAL) scheme addresses the needs of many prospective... Read more
New import steel tax protects local players, says minister
The introduction of safeguard duties on imported steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar), steel wire rods and deformed bar in coils will not negatively impact local builders, says Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani. “We have steel mills in the country, so if we allow these goods [to... Read more