Occasionally, we make the headlines with business or financial news. But the kind of news that really makes our day is when ordinary people talk about our services in a positive way. That is when we are reminded, what we are doing changes lives for the better. And that is what really matters.
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YTL Power International
(YTL Power International, YTL Power Generation and YTL Jawa Timur)
YTL Power International Increases Stake In APCO to 45%
Attarat Power Company (APCO) Announces Financial Close For The USD 2.1 Billion Oil Shale Power Project in Jordan, 16 March 2017
Tan Sri Dato' (Dr) Francis Yeoh Sock Ping, Managing Director, YTL Power International Berhad said, "We first brought our international independent power producer ("IPP") expertise to this project in 2011. We believe that this is a unique project that will have a positive impact on the Jordanian economy as well as yield solid returns. Financial Close is a landmark that is a result of the hard work and commitment of all parties involved. We are pleased to have the opportunity to increase our initial participation in the project from 30% to 45% and step into a leading role in the development and completion of this exciting project."
Jason Pok Hooi Loong, CEO Designate, APCO said, "Financial Close entails notice to proceed for the construction; APCO is honoured to be entrusted with the realisation of this most strategic investment. We and GPEC will continue to work closely with the Jordanian Government and NEPCO to complete this largest ever private sector project in Jordan in 2020, in order to generate despatchable, reliable power using local resources."
YTL Power Registers Half-Year Revenue of RM4.8 Billion (US$1.1 Billion) & Profit of RM341 Million (US$77 Million), 23 February 2017
YTL Power International Berhad recorded revenue of RM4,805.4 million (US$1,080.0 mn) for the 6 months ended 31 December 2016
YTL Power Registers 1st Quarter Revenue of RM2.3 Billion (US$546 Million) & Profit of RM151 Million (US$35 Million), 17 November 2016
YTL Power International Berhad recorded revenue of RM2,340.6 million (US$545.6 mn) for the 3 months ended 30 September 2016.
Wessex Water Ltd
Green swoop for Wessex Water, 5 December 2011
Wessex Water has been recognised as one of Britain’s greenest companies for a second year running.
Continuing top performance for Wessex Water, 10 June 2011
Wessex Water responded positively and successfully to a year of challenges, the company's annual results have shown.
Regulator names Wessex Water as best performer, 2 November 2010
Wessex Water is the best performing water and sewerage company in England and Wales, according to industry regulator Ofwat.
PowerSeraya continues to win in sustainability reporting, 22 October 2010
Transparency and credibility were key reasons for PowerSeraya's 2nd consecutive win at the Singapore Awards for Sustainability Reporting.
Singapore's energy sector gets boost from PowerSeraya's new plant, 20 October 2010
Completion of S$800million facility strengthens competitiveness of Jurong Island as Singapore's petrochemical hub.
Double Wins: YTL Power named the Asia's Power Company of the Year and PowerSeraya the Most Socially Responsible Power Company of the Year, 12 April 2010
At Asia Power & Electricity Awards 2010 held at Suntec City Singapore, YTL Power emerged as the Asia's Power Company of the Year while PowerSeraya topped other nominees to be the Most Socially Responsible Company of the Year.
YTL Communications Sdn Bhd
YTL's YES 4G Introduces "Double Double" Savings with New Yes 4G LTE Plans and Yes Altitude 4G LTE Smartphone, 30 June 2016
“We believe that our new 4G LTE network will dramatically change the landscape of mobile services throughout the country. Our all-IP, high capacity 4G LTE Internet service supports multi-activities such as downloading or streaming movies, making calls etc. all at the same time,” Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr) Francis Yeoh said.
Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr) Francis Yeoh added, “Over the past year, we have been working with the best of best in the industry such as Samsung, Qualcomm, China Mobile, Google and Elitecore Technologies to develop innovative, high quality and affordable LTE solutions and products, focusing on broadband coverage, speed and affordability. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our business partners for making this day a reality.”
“I am pleased to note that YTL has invested RM4 billion to bring new communications solutions and technologies to Malaysia by building not only one, but two 4G networks, namely the WiMax and LTE networks,” Datuk Seri Panglima (Dr) Salleh Said Keruak said when officiating the launch.
“All this augurs well for the nation’s future and will certainly accelerate the achievement of the Government’s objective to increase national broadband penetration and help reduce the cost of devices and utilization charges to make it more affordable to all consumers. This will also further help close the digital divide between urban and rural communities.”
YES & Samsung collaborate on new IT system to assist in Palliative Care provision, 26 August 2014
“Having the largest 4G footprint in Malaysia, we are uniquely qualified to power the next generation of digital healthcare in the country. The Huddle makes an excellent mobile companion for the Samsung GALAXY Tab S so that Hospis Malaysia staff members can access Internet on the move. We hope that through our contribution, medical doctors and nurses at Hospis Malaysia can update patient information on-the-go to improve palliative care,” said Wing K. Lee, Chief Executive Officer, YTL Communications.
"1 Murid, 1 Chromebook" Programme Launched to Bring Internet-enabled Learning to 122 Students and Teachers in Pulau Ketam, 18 August 2014
Wing K. Lee, Chief Executive Officer of YTL Communications expressed his support for the “1 Murid, 1 Chromebook” programme. He said, “At YTL, we have been championing the use of Internet technology to enable next generation of learning for Malaysian school children and to equip them with a culture of lifelong learning and technology know-how to succeed in the global knowledge economy. We are heartened to see pioneering schools such as SJK(C) Keng Chee who have wholeheartedly embraced the vision and are taking tangible steps to realize that for the benefits of their students. With the launch of today’s programme, we are seeing a resounding progress towards the closing of our country’s digital divide and the leapfrogging of our country towards an innovative driven economy.”