Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 15 February 2019

LRT3 project to resume in 2H Works on the light rail transit 3 (LRT3) project are expected to resume in the second half of this year, according to Malaysian Resources Corp (MRCB). “The LRT 3 project is already 10% completed

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 14 February 2019

Perak slashes time limit to open unsold Bumi properties to non-Bumis The Perak state government will allow housing developers to apply for properties under the Bumiputera quota to be released to other buyers if the properties are not sold by

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 13 February 2019

Guan Eng: TRX detoxified, 1MDB ghosts being exorcised The RM40 billion Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project has been “detoxified” as part of a review conducted on all government-related projects by the Pakatan Harapan administration, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.

Top 10 Most Expensive REIT Buildings in Malaysia

(Source: The Malaysian Reserve) Real estate investment trusts (REITs) have been a key investment instrument in the country. For many investors, REITs are among one of the safest bets for their investment portfolios. With consistent returns, rising values and sustainable

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 12 February 2019

Ex-PM Najib’s SRC trial postponed Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s trial linked to SRC International Sdn Bhd has been postponed. According to a report from Sin Chew Daily, the Court of Appeal allowed Najib’s application for a stay

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 11 February 2019

Malaysia ranks 1st in world’s best healthcare category Malaysia, with a score of 95 out of 100, was ranked first in the Best Healthcare in the World category of the 2019 International Living Annual Global Retirement Index. According to the

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 4 February 2019

Expect heavy traffic at land checkpoints ahead of Chinese New Year Motorists can expect long queues at the Causeway over the Chinese New Year period, with some travellers reporting delays of more than three hours before clearing Malaysian Customs on

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 1 February 2019

Malaysia ranks top 5 globally in mobile social media penetration Malaysia was ranked top five globally and highest in Southeast Asia for mobile social media penetration, according to Hootsuite and We Are Social in their latest Digital 2019 report. Internet

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 31 January 2019

SC fines Deloitte for RM2.2 million over 1MDB deal The Securities Commission (SC) has today imposed fines on Deloitte PLT for four breaches related to the RM2.4 billion Sukuk Murabahah Programme issued by Bandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd (BMSB) in 2014.

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 30 January 2019

Lower monthly mortgage rate under BNM’s RM1 billion housing fund First-time house buyers are expected to enjoy 23% less in monthly commitment compared to current financing schemes offered in the market with the official launch of Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM)