Times Bookstore is a chain of bookstores in Singapore which is part of the Times Publishing Group, a unit of Fraser and Neave,which started in Singapore in 1978.
There are currently Times Bookstore stores throughout Singapore (6 as Times Bookstoreand 1 Times Travel at Changi Airport) and Macau (1 Times Bookstore at The Venetian Macao).
Times Bookstore opened at Lippo Karawaci Lippo Supermall in Indonesia in 2008Lippo Supermall location has since closed and second location at Universitas Pelita Harapan was converted to Books and Beyond in 2012.
Borders Group, Inc. was an American multinational book and music retailer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. In its final year, the company employed about 19,500 people throughout the U.S., primarily in its Borders and Waldenbooks stores.
Mahathir bin Mohamad is a Malaysian politician, author, and physician who served as the 4th and 7th Prime Minister of Malaysia. He held the office from July 1981 to October 2003 and later from May 2018 to March 2020 for a cumulative total of 24 years, making him the country's longest-serving prime minister, as well as the first and only person to be appointed Prime Minister twice. Before becoming premier, he served as Deputy Prime Minister and in other cabinet positions. He was a Member of Parliament for Langkawi from May 2018 to October 2022, Kubang Pasu from August 1974 to March 2004, and Kota Setar Selatan from April 1964 to May 1969. His political career has spanned more than 75 years, from joining protests opposing citizenship policies for non-Malays in the Malayan Union in the 1940s to forming the Gerakan Tanah Air coalition in 2022.
The New Straits Times is an English-language newspaper published in Malaysia. It is Malaysia's oldest newspaper still in print, having been founded as The Straits Times on 15 July 1845. It was relaunched as the New Straits Times on 13 August 1974. The paper served as Malaysia's only broadsheet format English-language newspaper.
Tangerang is a city in the province of Banten, Indonesia. Located on the western border of Jakarta, it is the third largest urban centre in the Greater Jakarta metropolitan area after Jakarta and Bekasi; the sixth largest city proper in the nation; and the largest city in Banten province. It has an area of 164.55 km2 (63.53 sq mi) and an official 2010 Census population of 1,798,601, which had risen to 1,895,486 at the 2020 Census. – making it the eighth most populated suburb in the world at the latter date; the official estimate as at mid 2022 was 1,930,556. It has not only functioned as a dormitory city, as there are many industrial areas such as Jatake, and several business districts, including CBD Alam Sutera in the area. Located just next to Jakarta on the west with many road access and improved infrastructure, such as new toll road, it is one of the favorite location for property seekers and investors in the Bodetabek area.
James Tjahaja Riady is an Indonesian businessman and the deputy chairman of the Lippo Group, a major Indonesian conglomerate. One of the most prominent Chinese Indonesian businessmen, he is the son of Mochtar Riady, who founded Lippo Group. Lippo ceded its control of Lippo Bank to Khazanah of Malaysia in 2005. Since his conversion to evangelical Christianity, James is now focusing on the study of theology.
Lippo Group is an Indonesian multinational conglomerate company. The company operates internationally providing property development and management services. It was founded by Mochtar Riady. Lippo has a collective presence across Asia and North America. Lippo Group is one of the largest real estate developers in Indonesia, and is known for various large-scale projects such as Lippo Village.
Lippo Karawaci or Lippo Village is a multiracial community in Tangerang, 23 km west of Jakarta, Indonesia. The township is within the Jakarta metropolitan area. Previously a swamp area, it opened in 1993 and is today a benchmark for Indonesia's other urban developments. This integrated development supports the "one-stop" living concept and combines residential condominiums, office space, education and healthcare facilities as well as commercial and entertainment areas in a strategic location and a green environment. Lippo Village has 120 km of internal roads and 250 km of drainage system networks. Population of the township is about 70,000 with over 200,000 visitors daily.
Trisakti University (Usakti) is Indonesia's largest private university located in Jakarta, Indonesia. Trisakti University, is the only private university in Indonesia which was established by the Government of the Republic of Indonesia. Founded on 29 November 1965, the university has more than 20,000 active students and has produced more than 100,000 alumni. Trisakti University currently employs 742 tenured faculty members (82%) and 160 part-time lecturers (18%).
Duli Pengiran Muda Mahkota Football Club is a professional football club based in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. The club played in the Brunei Premier League in the early 2000s, winning the league title in 2002 and 2004.
AXN is an Singapore English pay television channel owned by KC Global Media Asia based in Singapore. It primarily airs action, police procedural and crime arrested shows officially showcase content by Mediacorp. The network was formerly wholly owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment, but the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa channels were sold to KC Global Media in January 2020.
Mohd Safee bin Mohd Sali is a former Malaysian footballer who formerly played for Malaysia Super League club Kuala Lumpur City as a forward. He is considered to be one of the greatest Malaysian footballers of all time, especially on the international stage.
The Lippo Village International Formula Circuit is a defunct street circuit in Lippo Village Tangerang, Indonesia. The track was confirmed to host a round of the 2008–09 A1 Grand Prix season, set for the weekend of February 8, 2009.
MPH Group Malaysia Sdn Bhd is a Malaysian group of companies best known for its book retailing and online retailing services as well as being involved in the printing, publishing and distribution of books and library services in Malaysia and Singapore. Its bookstore chain, MPH Bookstores Sdn Bhd, headquartered in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, has been among the largest in Malaysia after Popular. In 2020 MPH closed many of its bookstores in Malaysia and Singapore and concentrated its efforts on selling books via its online bookstore.
Menara Matahari is a 41-storey, 162-metre (531 ft)-high commercial office and residential skyscraper located at Palem Raya Boulevard 7 in Lippo Karawaci, Tangerang, Indonesia.
Universitas Pelita Harapan Conservatory of Music is a private conservatory and music school founded in 2000. It has operated as a division of the Pelita Harapan University of Banten, Indonesia, which was established in 1994 by Pelita Harapan Foundation. The Conservatory of Music is at the Universitas Pelita Harapan Campus Building B, Lippo Village, Tangerang.
John Riady is CEO of Lippo Karawaci and Director of the Lippo Group, an investment company controlled by the Riady family; Professor of Law at Universitas Pelita Harapan in Indonesia; Editor of the Jakarta Globe, an Indonesian English language newspaper founded in 2009; and Director of Berita Satu Media Holdings, an Indonesian media company.
Pelita Harapan University is a private Evangelical coeducational higher education institution run by the Pelita Harapan Education Foundation in Lippo Village, Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia. It was founded in 1993.
BooksActually was an independent bookstore that operated online. It was formerly located in Singapore's Tiong Bahru district till 2020.
Sekolah Pelita Harapan Lippo Cikarang (SPHLC) was founded in 1995 to provide an English, Christian-based, international curriculum to Indonesian and expatriate children from pre-school to grade 12. SPHLC offers an international program in English while retaining an emphasis on Indonesian language and culture. It is part of the Sekolah Pelita Harapan School (SPH) group.
Adrianus Mooy is an Indonesian economist and diplomat. He hold the office of Governor of Bank of Indonesia, serving the role from 1988 to 1993 during Soeharto's reign.