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True Colours Festival - Asia-Pacific’s First Celebration of Artistes with Disabilities 3

A major festival, the first of its kind in the region, will make its mark as a key highlight on Singapore’s 2018 event calendar. True Colours Festival will take place from 22nd to 25th March 2018. Up to 20 performing artistes/troupes from Japan, China, India, Korea, Malaysia, Cambodia, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Australia and Singapore, plus guest artistes from the United Kingdom and Canada, will perform at a multimedia concert experience

YTL Secures Gemas-Johor Bahru Electrified Double-Tracking Railway Project

YTL Corp’s Managing Director Tan Sri Yeoh Sock Ping at the group’s AGM revealed that the company had secured a package from the RM8.9 billion Gemas-Johor Bahru electrified double-tracking railway project. However, no further details were disclosed as reported by the EdgeProp. The project covers 191km in the southern region, from the state of Negeri Sembilan to Johor. The overall project was awarded to a consortium of three China-based companies

Malaysia Develops Infrastructure to Support Regional E-fulfilment Ambitions 1

Several major international retailers are opening logistics centres in Malaysia, furthering the country’s aim of becoming a regional distribution hub. In March, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced it would set up an integrated logistics and distribution facility in Kuala Lumpur, part of an initiative to develop a Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) in concert with the Malaysian government. Set to be launched in late 2019, the Alibaba facility will combine

Bestseller Brings ‘The Vibe’ of Jack and Jones, Vero Moda and ONLY to KL! 7

To celebrate its official launch in Malaysia, international fashion company, BESTSELLER recently hosted ‘The Vibe’, a unique launch party which brought together the best in fashion, music and entertainment in a stunning setting. The Danish fashion giants gave the audience a night to remember as the exclusive launch was held in a venue that was custom made for the occasion, overlooking the iconic Suria KLCC which houses Bestseller’s brand new

SGshop Malaysia: First Online Shopping Platform in Medini City 5

SGshop Malaysia is owned by two young ambitious Malaysian siblings Lua Cheong Hong (Director) and his younger brother Lua Cheong Rui (Operations Manager). Established in December 2014, SGshop Malaysia (www.sgshop.com.my) is an online shopping platform that provides affordable alternative to younger generation to purchase wide range of good quality products from China, and shipped directly to the doorsteps of its customers in Malaysia. The goods available online include a range

Malaysia to Be Top Logistic Hub in Asia 2

The E-commerce industry is expanding at an incredible rate nowadays and traditional businesses have to adapt and embrace these changes in order to remain relevant in the new market. Realising the need for an intensive training for the e-commerce industry players in Malaysia, JOIS (Taobao International University Training Programme Malaysia Collaborating Partner) organised the first Alibaba Global Course outside of China at Forest City. Attracting more than 500 SMEs and

Johor Setting Its Sight To Be World’s Leading Halal Food Manufacturing Centre - Part Two 1

During the launch of Johor Halal Park’s (JHP) sales gallery in Pasir Gudang last year, Mohd Noor Abd Salam, Chief Executive Officer of UMLand J-Biotech Park Sdn Bhd., revealed that JHP has attracted significant interests from the domestic and overseas markets. They include Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, China, Turkey and recently the United States. So far, JHP said it is making great strides especially in neighbouring Singapore and Korea.

Business as Usual at Country Garden

Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd posted a 131% increase in contracted sales to US$42.5 billion in the first six months reported NST. According to its statement, Country Garden topped the industry in terms of both contracted sales and contracted sales gross floor area. The latter rose 106% to 32.26 million sq m. The first-half sales numbers for Country Garden and the country’s two other top players, China Vanke and Evergrande

Johor’s Population Growth to Boost Home Demand

“Johor’s housing needs could still outstrip supply over time, given recent forecasts for the Malaysian state’s population growth”, said Su Baiyuan, Executive Director of Country Garden Holdings Company, responsible for overseas operations, to Oxford Business Group (OBG). An oversupply of residential units has slightly driven down property prices in Johor recently and prompted the government to put a freeze on new applications for high-rise developments. Su told the global research

d’Pristine Named “Best International Destination Development” at PIPDA Awards 2

d’Pristine @ Medini, an integrated mixed development by B&G Property has been awarded as the “Best International Destination Development”, recently at the Property Insight Prestigious Developer Awards (PIPDA) 2017. Running for its second year, the Best International Destination Development Award is given to developments with the best attraction to expatriates & foreign commercial establishment. “This award is not only meaningful to us as the developers, but also to the stakeholders