Iskandar Malaysia Recorded RM9.33 billion Committed Investments for Quarter 1 2018 2

Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) announced that Iskandar Malaysia recorded committed investments of RM9.33 billion in Quarter 1 of 2018, bringing the total cumulative committed investments to RM262.43 billion from 2006 until 31st March 2018. Of this total, 59% or RM153.54 billion represent investments that have been realised. To date, local investors had contributed RM160 billion (61%) to the total cumulative committed investments while the balance RM102 billion (39%) were

Sungai Johor – Johor’s Lifeline 5

Sungai Johor begins in Gunung Gemeruh, ends its 122.7 km journey in the Tebrau Strait and is an important source of freshwater to both Malaysia and Singapore. The river system historically allowed locals and new settlers to travel from the coast to the hills, supporting the growth of new towns along its banks. The river basin makes up 14% of Johor state and within it lie countless natural treasures that

Cancer Centre in Iskandar Puteri 1

The Sultan of Johor, His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar launched the Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Centre alongside Permaisuri Johor, Raja Zarith Sofiah Sultan Idris Shah, Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail and his wife, Che’ Puan Khaleeda Bustamam, Tunku Temenggong Johor Tunku Idris, Tunku Puteri Johor Tunku Tun Aminah, Tunku Panglima Johor Tunku Abdul Rahman, Tunku Putera Johor Tunku Abu Bakar and the rest of the royal family. The construction of

Johor Economic Powerhouse: All about Connectivity 3

Moving on track in becoming an economic powerhouse, the month of April has been an eventful one for Iskandar Malaysia and Johor with multiple announcements on public transportation and connectivity. It was announced that the Gemas to Johor Bahru electric double-tracking railway project will become a catalyst to further develop and transform Segamat district and Johor as a whole. “This project will cover 197km of rail and pass through 11

JARO launches Building Upgrade and Renovation Project 4

The Johor Area Rehabilitation Organisation (JARO) launched a project for the upgrading and renovation of its current premises that it has occupied since 1968. The premises are a rehabilitation centre and houses workshops for the physically, intellectually and visually challenged people. Here, people with disabilities can learn various skills such as sewing, basket weaving and bookbinding, and the crafts that they produce are then sold to the public. “JARO is

Fall Out Boy MANIA Tour – Live in Singapore 5

LAMC Productions is excited to  announce that  iconic Rock  superstars, FALL OUT BOY will perform in Singapore, as part of their ‘M A N I A’ tour on Monday,  30th April 2018 at Zepp @ BigBox Singapore! Hailing from Chicago, Fall Out Boy — Patrick Stump (vocals/guitar), Pete Wentz (bass), Joe Trohman (Guitar) and Andy Hurley (drums) has cemented their position as one of rock music’s biggest-selling bands. Most recently 

A Petition to End the Wait

Apart from the daily congestion faced by the working commuters travelling to Singapore either across the Johor Bahru CIQ Checkpoint or the Tuas Checkpoint, holidays falling on Fridays or weekends bring the congestion level to a whole new dilemma. A post on popular traffic watch Facebook group called JB TRACER: Johor Bahru Traffic, Crime & Community Service Report by a member highlighting the plight of her family being stuck in

The Working Girl’s Guide to Surviving Singapore on a Budget

For most Johorians and Malaysians in general, securing a job opportunity in Singapore spells a massive transformation in career progression and financial stability – especially in terms of the triple earning power when compared to earning in Malaysian Ringgit. Despite that being the case, most Malaysians working in Singapore find a constant struggle between juggling their salary and surviving the renowned expensive lifestyle of Singapore. With that in mind, savings

Winners Announced for Inaugural Women of the Future Awards South East Asia

Nine talented women from across Southeast Asia have been unveiled as winners of the first ever Women of the Future Awards South East Asia, the UK-born movement showcasing and strengthening the pipeline of female talent. Announced at a Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony at the Hilton Singapore, the winners were celebrated across nine categories and were selected from a shortlist of 50 candidates representing 10 countries across the region. The

Catch some of the cast of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War in Singapore

Marvel Studios and Marina Bay Sands are proud to announce that Singapore will be receiving the formidable team of Avengers this April. To celebrate the release of the highly anticipated Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War, Singapore will host an unprecedented assembly of three Avengers Super Heroes – Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man), Benedict Cumberbatch (Stephen Strange/Doctor Strange), Karen Gillan (Nebula) and director, Joe Russo – at a show-stopping red-carpet