Kuala Lumpur

Chinese juggernaut roll past South Korea

Liu Xiaolong and Qiu Zihan of China celebrate their men's doubles victory. Photo: Xinhua

An imperious China won their fifth consecutive Sudirman Cup and ninth overall, crushing South Korea 3-0 yesterday.

Monday, 27 May, 2013, 3:38am

2020 target for Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail link

2020 target for Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail link

A high-speed rail link between Singapore and the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur may be completed by 2020, leaders of the two countries said yesterday.

20 Feb 2013 - 4:33am

Food blogging in Asia serves up intense devotion

Blogs have helped spark a burger boom in Muslim-majority Malaysia, which has sizeable ethnic Chinese and Indian communities. Photo: AFP

As a Hindu who does not eat beef but craves other meat, Tashny Sukumaran discovered her new passion for pork burgers through her native Malaysia’s vibrant food-blogging, or “flogging”, scene.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Police raid frees 105 'slave' helpers near Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian authorities have freed 105 mostly Indonesian maids who were forced to work without pay by day and held against their will at night. Photo: EPA

Malaysian authorities have freed 105 mostly Indonesian domestic helpers who were forced to work without pay by day and held against their will at night, local media reported yesterday.

4 Dec 2012 - 5:04am

Feast your eyes

Diners pack the Sun Hong Muk Koot Teh on Medan Imbi.

Friends always seem a little surprised whenever I suggest a visit to Kuala Lumpur for the many delicious cuisines on offer. I can hardly blame them.

3 Dec 2012 - 2:39pm

Malaysian man arrested over royal ‘Facebook insults’

Photo: AP

Police have arrested a 27-year-old quantity surveyor and accused him of posting seditious remarks on Facebook about the royal family of a southern Malaysian state, his brother said on Sunday.

Ahmad Abd Jalil was arrested in Kuala Lumpur on Friday night but handed to police in Johor where he may have to beg forgiveness from the sultan, his brother said.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

TALENT contest

Kuala Lumpur's allure among expatriates will play a significant role in Malaysia's drive towards achieving developed status by 2020. The capital and financial centre has always been a favourite for expatriates and tourists, but the government has hastened efforts to provide more foreigner-friendly attractions to lure more overseas talent.

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

CAPITAL for investors

Appearing to be relatively insulated from global financial troubles, the appeal of properties in Southeast Asia has been rising, thanks to international real estate investors.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

A bad week for ...

Rupert Murdoch

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

City's fab four overcome the odds

Heat, rain, sickness and an emotional roller-coaster ride. Hong Kong's triumphant women's fours team had to go through all kinds of physical and mental demands before they bagged a gold medal at the Asian championships in Kuala Lumpur last week. It was the first time in six years that a Hong Kong team had won a gold medal at the tournament.

22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

KL in the big league

Kuala Lumpur has joined London and New York as having the brightest real estate outlook in the first quarter, according to an IP Global Property report. A healthy business environment will enable the capital's properties to deliver strong returns, with price increases between 5 and 24 per cent, the report says. London property prices are forecast to grow 5 per cent this year.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

The Club Saujana Resort, Kuala Lumpur

What is it? Under the management of Archipelago Hotels and Resorts, the former Hyatt hotel on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur has been transformed into a 'b-leisure' resort hard-wired for business.

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tall storeys of pure luxury

The continuing regeneration of Kuala Lumpur is transforming the city into one of Asia's prime destinations for business, travel and investment. With forward-looking projects and a vibrant mix of cultures, there is a mood of real excitement and optimism, in which people from elsewhere want to share.

8 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Urban sanctuary is close to capital's attractions

In every great city, the central business district (CBD) sets the tone not just for business and commerce, but for everything from lifestyle and fashion to cuisine and culture.

It is the place where people want to be, and that goes a long way to explaining the appeal of St Mary Residences in Kuala Lumpur.

8 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

I was intending to buy myself an Acca Kappa bath brush when I visited Kuala Lumpur last week but sadly Acca Kappa stores have disappeared from The Pavilion and KLCC (Kuala Lumpur City Centre). Help!

The Brush Off, Central

5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am