July 2017

Bigger “Playground” for Cyclists in Medini 3

Cyclists can now enjoy a bigger “playground” in Medini as the new 22km cycling lane spread across North to South of Medini is officially open, providing viable alternative to vehicular transportation to residents living in the area. Medini Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MIM) hosted ‘Chill and Ride in Medini City’ and showcased Medini PublikArt project and soon-to-be-launched Edible Park and Heritage Forest that aims to provide a platform for community

RM42 million Capital Injection for Iskandar Malaysia

Iskandar Malaysia Regional Authority (IRDA) recently announced an RM42 million capital injection for the development of entrepreneurs and human capital in the Iskandar region. Under the new budget, RM35 million are new allocations where RM20 million will be allocated for the Iskandar Malaysia Professional Fund (IMProF) and the remaining RM15 million for the Bumiputera Entrepreneur Development Fund (DPUB). Aimed to strengthen small businesses and industries in various sectors in the

Independent Committee for Smooth Voting Process

Upon the submission of ‘Memorandum on Electoral Reforms for the 14th General Election’, Bersih 2.0 hosted a forum ‘Make Your Vote Count’ at Taman Molek, Johor Bahru discussing the flaws behind the whole general election process. Speaking at the forum were Mengkibol state assembly representative, Tang Hong Pin, Coordinator of PEMANTAU, Zoe Randhawa, and President of WATAN, Yusaimi Md Yusof with all three addressing the issue that 3.4 million Malaysians

Spring and Summer Come Together

Eco World Development Group Bhd (EcoWorld) has strategically built two residential townships aptly named Eco Spring and Eco Summer and a commercial space called Eco Palladium at the heart of Iskandar Malaysia in the Tebrau Corridor. Facilities such as medical centres, supermarkets, hypermarkets, international schools, transportation hubs, tertiary education institutions, are conveniently made available. Eco Spring EcoWorld’s Eco Spring Township in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor is an integrated development of combined

My Mudah STORies bersama Altimet

Mudah.my, Malaysia’s Largest Marketplace is bringing entertainment TV to a whole new level! Join popular Malaysian rapper, Altimet and a few of his celebrity friends on Mudah.my newest TV show, ‘My Mudah STORies bersama Altimet’. Created and conceptualised by Mudah, Bersama Altimet is a 16 episodes series which offers an intimate peak into the lives of Malaysia’s hottest celebrities, all for a good cause. The 20-minute talk show features Atlimet as

Feeding the City’s Homeless 1

‘Feed the Hungry’, is a CSR project initiated by MAH Johor Chapter Committee and in collaboration with Kechara Soup Kitchen Society Malaysia. The distribution of food to the homeless will be carried out every Saturday night until end of the year. “As we are in the hotel business, we have the ready resources to help the homeless and hungry in our community.  More so that as a Chapter of a

Relationship Starts at the Dining Table - Part 1

Years ago, I saw a couple dining together, yet they were not “there” together. The woman and the man were engaged on their smartphone and tablet. During the entire course; they weren’t talking, nor seeing each other eye to eye. Their minds and emotions were deeply absorbed into the small inch screens. I wondered if they were aware of each other’s existence at that moment of time. The Breaking Point

McDonald’s ‘Discover the World’ Campaign is Back 3

Savour the taste of Korea in McDonald’s Malaysia’s much awaited ‘Discover the World’ campaign, which is back this year with the launch of the all-new Spicy Korean Burger. Available nationwide from 25 July to 23 August 2017, the limited time offering of the Spicy Korean Burger will kick off this year’s three menu items that promise to introduce distinctive flavours from selected regions around the world to McDonald’s Malaysia restaurants. Inspired

Malaysia Pushes Forward with Robotics Agenda

The Johor government is finalising an RM2 billion investment from Japan, involving four giant companies specialising in plastic engineering, chemical specialisation and polymer-based sector at the Tanjung Langsat Industrial Park, Pasir Gudang. Johor Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin, who is also the Chairman of Johor Corporation (JCorp), led the state government delegation to Japan. Khaled said that with the credibility of JCorp as the State Government’s conglomerate, he

Beyonics International to Invest USD$3 Million in Johor

It was reported that Singapore-based leading precision parts manufacturer Beyonics International Pte Ltd plans to invest another US$3 million to build a new facility for its metal stamping operation. Its Chief Executive Officer, Scott D. Smith said the new facility would be located next to the company’s existing facility at the i-Park Industrial Park in Bandar Indahpura, Johor. “With the additional investment, we have invested a total of US$17 million