MBJB allocates RM12 million for the maintenance of trees

Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru (MBJB) has moved to allocate some RM 12 million per annum for the maintenance of trees in the city so that they do not become a nuisance or hazard to the residents of the city.

Johor Bahru Mayor A. Rahim Nin emphasised that even though he received 1,098 complaints last year, tree pruning works by MBJB is controlled and must be approved by arborists employed specially to maintain trees.

This, he said is to ensure that the inventory is kept in check and the trees not neglected, which otherwise could pose a threat to the public.

MBJB and Tenaga Nasional Berhad recently joint hands to launch “Tree for A Tree”, a programme aimed at planting 600 native trees and constructing a public recreational park.

Phase 1A of Johor Halal Park at 80% Completion

The country’s first premium integrated halal development, Johor Halal Park (JHP) is set to be a driving catalyst of development in the Johor region, especially in Eastern Iskandar Malaysia. The HALMAS accredited Halal Hub will be an integrated industrial hub with several key features including a Regional Scientific Lab for commercial, halal and TCM, integrated packaging and warehouse logistic facilities which is a part of the regional marketing and clearing

Two New Schools Open in Plentong 1

Plentong is now home to two new schools, known as Paragon Private and International School.  Built on a 10-acre piece of land, the schools will be able to accommodate up to 2,000 students. The campus includes a modern concept library and a swimming pool. Students will have a choice between an international syllabus including the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), Singapore syllabus and a private national school curriculum.

JEiWA Geared up Plans for Rumah Kanak-Kanak Mini

Johor Empowerment of Intellectual Women Association (JEiWA) is now appointed as Visitors Board of Members for Rumah Kanak-Kanak Mini Ulu Tiram and they have already geared up with a long list of activities and programmes for the children of the home. The credential was presented by Deputy Director of Johor Social Welfare, Datuk Daud Arbah to six members of JEiWA for the tenure of two years. “The education and enrichment

Universal Business Academy Graduation Ceremony

Over 30 students of Universal Business Academy (UBA) were excited to have completed their studies and celebrated their achievement at their graduation ceremony at Holiday Villa Hotel JB, recently. Parents and families of the students flew from around the world to show their support. Olga Kutsenko, a representative from the London School of Marketing was also present for the event. Shirley Tan, the Director of UBA has been running the

MAPEX 2016 Comes to Johor

The Malaysian Property Expo 2016 (MAPEX) recently visited the southern region, the only event that brings all key property players under one roof. As many as 50 developers displayed current and upcoming projects in the Johor region, ranging from homes to commercial developments. The second leg of MAPEX’s southern tour was held in PERSADA International Convention Centre and saw the presence of the Director of State Housing Development, Haji Ibrahim

Delightful Lunar New Year Cuisine at Pulai Springs Resort 1

Usher the Lunar New Year with friends and families at award winning Qing Palace Chinese Restaurant at Pulai Springs Resort for a delightful various sets of cuisine which are available from 27th January to 11 February 2017. On Chinese New Year’s Eve, treat between two Reunion Set Menus with Menu A comprising of a special 8-course delicacies at RM1388 per table of 10 persons or Menu B at RM918 per