Monthly Archives: October 2014

KL-Singapore High-speed train to offer express, transit

THE high-speed rail (HSR) project between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore will offer commuters express and transit train services between the two cities. However, the HSR service is not a round-the-clock operation. Its timetable is expected to be largely in synchrony … Continue reading

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Budget 2015 to boost property sector despite a few bumps

Many property developers are optimistic that Budget 2015 will boost Malaysia’s real estate sector as first-time buyers benefit from the extension of the 50 percent duty exemption and from the raising of purchase limit from RM400,000 to RM500,000 through the … Continue reading

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Merging SP Setia with I&P to revive the former giant?

BRAND BOOST: PNB considering tie-up to form country’s largest property player by asset value, sources say   PERMODALAN Nasional Bhd (PNB), the country’s largest fund manager, may merge SP Setia Bhd and I&P Group Sdn Bhd to revive the former, … Continue reading

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Malaysia Budget 2015 Summary

The Malaysian economy must remain resilient in order to lay the foundation for future growth and prosperity, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said. Speaking on Thursday ahead of his much-awaited Budget speech Friday, the Prime Minister underscored the importance of … Continue reading

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Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal – a new ferry services to Singapore this November

We are pleased to share that in Puteri Harbour Ferry Terminal, a new ferry services to Singapore will be announced soon. Currently, Wave Master routes are: • HarbourFront – Batam Centre • HarbourFront – Sekupang • Tanah Merah – Tanjung … Continue reading

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Economic Activities to Sustain Iskandar Rapid Growth

Property experts have called on the authorities to spur economic activities in the Iskandar economic region by promoting jobs and migration to create demand for homes there, amid concerns of a looming housing glut, reported todayonline. This comes as several … Continue reading

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The Causeway – history and beyond

Yesterday marked the 91st anniversary of the Causeway. The first bridge linking Singapore and Malaysia opened to traffic on Oct 1, 1923. Yesterday was also the day Singapore raised toll charges sharply – one month short of 30 years since … Continue reading

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