Summary According to a local legend in Langkawi, Malaysia, the place was cursed by a princess named Mahsuri, when she was put to death for adultery some 200 years ago. At a 15-minute boatride from it is Rebak, the island that's home to Vivanta by Taj's expansive and lush resort. Being the sole property on Rebak, the resort has an air of intimate exclusivity to it.
Summary The third and final venue where AmBank Group held its Buka Puasa Charity Programme was at Pulau Langkawi in Kedah. These undertakings, though fall under KAG's AmKasih Programme, Syed Anuar said it was a norm for the bank to partake in activities as these during all the major festivals in Malaysia, including Hari Gawai (Sarawak), Pesta Kaamatan (Sabah), Christmas, Chinese New Year and Deepavali. Similar projects and programmes are and will continue to be part of AmBank Group's initiatives in its effort to reach out to the community and contribute to society.
Summary KUALA LUMPUR: South Korea's Ssangyong Engineering & Construction (Ssangyong E&C) has clinched a US$81 million (RM258.39 million) deal to build a six-star St Regis hotel in Langkawi, the main hotel for the Asean Plus Three Summit scheduled to be held in Malaysia next year. It is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world, with 1,169 properties in nearly 100 countries and 171,000 employees. Ssangyong E&C said the luxury hotel construction in Langkawi is one of the key features in the government's premium resort development plan, aimed at transforming the island into a world-class tourist destination comparable to Bali in Indonesia, and Monaco before the global event. .
Summary The company is paying about RM204 million for the 485ha, which comprises three parcels. of leasehold land in Langkawi, a parcel of freehold land in Kubang Pasu, five parcels of freehold land in Kuala Muda, two parcels of freehold land in Pokok Sena and. BDB group managing director Datuk Izham Yusof said the acquisition was in line with its plans to increase its landbank in Kedah as property development was a major contributor to group revenue and earnings. Asked on BDB's plan with the latest acquisition, Izham said the focus would be on residential projects.