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Petronas Twin Towers

TALENT contest

Kuala Lumpur's allure among expatriates will play a significant role in Malaysia's drive towards achieving developed status by 2020.

Monday, 16 July, 2012, 12:00am

Capital attraction

Malaysia is one of the only places in Southeast Asia where overseas buyers can get free title to a property rather than having to settle for a lease.

The 'Malaysia: My Second Home' programme has been reasonably successful in recruiting overseas residents, though the system doesn't allow buyers to work, only to remain on long-term visas to use holiday homes or retire.

30 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Tanks for all that

The trouble with city-centre skyscrapers is that tourists are drawn to them like men to football results. Meanwhile, nearby attractions diminish in significance as the battle to fit wife and towering building in camera viewfinder rages.

7 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Size matters in Asia

The man who was the structural engineer on Chicago's Sears Tower, once the world's tallest building, paused. He had been asked how he felt the day in 1997 when the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur claimed the title.

2 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Sky's the limit for building

KOREA's Samsung Group is due to complete construction of the world's tallest building next September.

The 92-storey KLCC Petronas Tower will stand 446 metres above the heart of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

3 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Trident to wire Sky Central

TRIDENT Engineering Co has signed a $400 million contract with Kumagai Gumi (HK) to provide electrical and mechanical installations for Sky Central Plaza.

The office tower in Guangzhou will be 391 metres and 80 storeys high, making it taller than Central Plaza.

15 Feb 1995 - 12:00am