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Corporate News 20 Mar 2017 | 3:30 PM

Twelve Malaysians on Forbes’ 2017 super rich list

KUALA LUMPUR: Twelve Malaysians made it to Forbes’ latest annual ranking of the world’s billionaires.

Views 04 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

Widening inequality

ACCORDING to the Forbes Malaysia Rich List 2015, the 50 richest Malaysians collectively own more than RM265bil. That is 40% of the assets of the Employees Provident Fund, the retirement savings of 14.4 million Malaysian workers.

Business 08 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM

The rise and rise of Desmond Lim

Earlier this week, Selangor Properties Bhd (SelProp) issued a Bursa Malaysia filing that may well catapult Datuk Desmond Lim Siew Choon to become one of Kuala Lumpur’s most low profile property developers.

Community 02 Mar 2014 | 2:44 PM

Home of the world's richest

While Malaysia has the most billionaires in South-East Asia, it also has the highest level of income inequality among its counterparts.1

Nation 28 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM

13 newcomers in billionaire club

KUALA LUMPUR: Thirteen newcomers have joined Malaysia’s billionaire club, with Hong Kong-based Robert Kuok (pic) taking the pole position for the ninth year in the latest Forbes Malaysia Rich List.

Business 13 May 2013 | 8:48 AM

Malaysian billionaires’ paving the way for sons

TAN Sri Quek Leng Chan's investment in TH Heavy Engineering Bhd (THHE) is the second recent example of a tycoon paving the way for his heir apparent to get a taste of the real business world.

Nation 19 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

PM: Do the right thing and vote for Barisan

KUALA LUMPUR: It is up to Malaysians to determine the country’s future come the next general election, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Nation 18 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Najib: Billionaires became rich because of our policy

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian billionaires became rich because of the country's policy and stability, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Saturday.

Letters 13 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Give and you shall receive (brickbats)

The fact that billionaires are giving away their wealth to charity is not creating much impression among the sceptics.