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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Sequoia’s Neil Shen is very bullish on UK tech industry but warns of ‘bumpy...

A top venture capitalist who has backed some of UK's biggest internet giants said he remained “very bullish” about the long-term prospects for country’s consumer economy as more people move...

Ex Microsoft CEO Gives Back to the People

Don't look now, but another tech billionaire is using his vast fortune to make a mark on K-12 education. The Ballmer Group, created by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and his...

John Malone, the Cable Cowboy, Isn’t Ready to Hang Up His Spurs

When John Malone retired from the boards of Lions Gate and Charter Communications last month, the media and telecom industries shuddered: Was the Cable Cowboy finally calling it quits? Not quite. The 77-year-old billionaire, who...

Did you know Kuok’s daughter is one of two Malaysian Women on Forbes Asia’s...

KUALA LUMPUR: Two Malaysians have made it to the Forbes Asia’s inaugural Emergent 25 list, honouring star businesswomen who are making their mark in regional enterprises. Kuok Hui Kwong, 40,...

What deflation means for Malaysia

Last week, consumer price index (CPI) data indicated that consumer inflation was 0.7% lower in January compared to a year ago. Malaysia entered deflation territory for the first time...

Martin Hartono, Son of Indonesia’s Richest Tycoon, Invests in the Internet

  After Martin Hartono finished his studies in the U.S. and returned to Jakarta in 1998, he took the well-worn route of joining the family business. He's one of three...

Cigarette Billionaire Quits Wine in Pursuit of Asian Gold Medal

For Michael Bambang Hartono, a professional bridge player, the risk-taking and quick decision-making skills required in the game were instrumental in amassing his $11.5 billion fortune. Now the 78-year-old tycoon, whose...

AirAsia launches a $60M fund to help startups get into Southeast Asia

Budget airline AirAsia is getting into the VC game after it unveiled a venture capital fund that aims to invest in startups across the world. The airline today announced Redbeat...

Affin Bank nets half a billion ringgit profit in 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Financial group conglomerate, Affin Bank Bhd's net profit for the financial year ended Dec 31, 2018 (FY18) rose 20.4% to RM503mil from RM417.8mil in FY17. Revenue was...

Axiata allocates RM6.8bil for 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) : Axiata Group Bhdis allocating RM6.8bil in capital expenditure (capex), mainly to modernise the group's network and towers expansion. President and group chief executive officer Tan Sri Jamaludin...

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Tottenham Football Club announce world-record profits of £112.9m

Tottenham Hotspur have announced record profits of £112.9 million, in the club’s latest accounts as they begin life in their new stadium, breaking the...

Shell Petrol Jumps Into a New Market

The oil and gas company is returning to the polyethylene market, building a 386-acre plant on the site of a long-shuttered zinc smelter on...

Why Did Google CEO invest in this company?

Ellevest, the digital investment platform for women, has said it raised $33 million in funding with a high-powered field of new investors, including Melinda Gates'...