January 2018

Dreamy Dunes and Deserts 5

Hot off the announcement of their top destinations for 2018, luxury tour operator Scott Dunn delves deeper into why desert destinations like Jordan and Oman will top travel lists this year.  Despite escaping the notice of all but the most adventurous of travellers for years, the centrally located countries offer easy access to travellers from Asia, and with an increasing range of luxury hotels and unique experiences, both destinations will

Hua Yang Berhad Introduces New Township in Johor 8

Hua Yang Berhad (Hua Yang), an affordable housing developer with a long-standing presence in Johor Bahru, had unveiled its latest development in Johor. The development, which comprises 64 units of cluster homes and two units of link bungalows has an estimated Gross Development Value (GDV) of RM41.72 million and sits on 3.99-acres of freehold land. This project (Parcel One) is part of Oval which makes up Phase One of Elemence,

Hotel Guests Get a Kick out of Nissan’s Self-Parking slippers 1

Combining the ultimate in traditional hospitality with Nissan’s autonomous driving technology, one Japanese inn is treating guests to some unusual amenities: self-parking slippers, tables and floor cushions! At first glance, the ProPILOT Park Ryokan looks like any other traditional Japanese inn, or ryokan. Slippers are neatly lined up at the foyer, where guests remove their shoes. Tatami rooms are furnished with low tables and floor cushions for sitting. What sets

SDS as the God of Fortune Delivering Hampers to Doorstep 2

As the wind of Chinese New Year begins to blow around us, SDS is rewarding loyal fans through an online campaign packed with opportunity to win free attractive festive hampers. SDS is prepared to giveaway 31 hampers, total worth more than RM5000 to lucky SDS fans who participates in its Chinese New Year giveaway contest on SDS official Facebook ongoing now till 31st January 2018. SDS has posted its contest

MIM Signs Industrial Partnership Initiative with UTM 2

Medini Iskandar Malaysia (MIM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) that sets the basis of cooperation between the two parties to prepare UTM graduates for employment as well as enhancing and equipping them with the relevant knowledge and technical expertise that would meet industry standards. “MIM is the first company in Iskandar Puteri that UTM is officially signing with, and we are privileged that MIM

Update your Asset Details 2

Tax payers are urged to know the importance of their responsibilities in paying asset tax to the city council apart from updating their assets through Form I (Sales Notice or Ownership Transfer). “We have identified several factors for this matter. There are cases whereby heirs to a deceased tax payer who had not updated details on their assets resulting in outstanding asset taxes. Migration from rural to urban areas also

Price vs Value – Part One

The Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) explains that valuers are not just from the private sector. There are equally significant number of valuers in the public sector with the majority of them in the Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH). Self-governance of the profession cohesively by the two sectors ensures that valuation is not motivated by profits but instead, as a bastion to uphold and protect the interest of

Lunch Buffet at Impiana Hotel Senai 3

Take a lunch pit-stop at Impiana Hotel Senai before heading off to business meetings or leisure trips to JB town after touching down at Senai International Airport. Impiana’s flagship restaurant, The Tiffin, serves up an amazingly mouth-watering buffet spread at only RM60 nett for adults and RM30 nett for children, while senior citizens enjoy 30% off. Already on-going from the 18th of December 2017, The Tiffin‘s lunch buffet is available

M&L Hospitality Expands Presence In Australia With Opening Of West Hotel Sydney 3

M&L Hospitality, the Singapore-based hotel investment platform, celebrated the opening of its newest premium independent hotel in Sydney, West Hotel. The hotel was officially opened by the Minister for Tourism, the Honourable Adam Marshall, Mark Nogal, Global Head – Curio Collection by Hilton and hotel owner and Executive Director of M&L Hospitality Michael Kum. The new hotel, named after its location on the Western Corridor of Sydney’s CBD, is only

Improving Digital Education in Malaysian Schools

Malaysia has taken another step towards expanding its digital economy, with the newly tabled 2018 budget containing a series of initiatives designed to promote growth in tech companies and ICT skills development. Included in the budget, submitted to Parliament was an RM250m ($59.1m) pledge to improve the digital education of Malaysian school students. The funding forms part of the long-term National Transformation 2050 plan, and is targeted at boosting embedded