March 6, 2018

Startup Fest to Drive Innovation 2

Organised by StartUp Johor, the four-day festival took place at the CIMB Leadership Academy in Medini, and featured a pitching session, hackathon, networking session as well as several masterclasses by some of the best industry players within the region. Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB), Akmal Ahmad and Managing Director as well as Chief Executive Officer of Medini Iskandar Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (MIM) Dr. James Tee were

National Housing Policy 2.0

It was reported that the government, via the National Housing Department, has proposed lowering the current housing loan interest rate. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the proposal was discussed at the High Level Committee meeting which he had chaired. The current interest rate for housing loan was about 4.65 %. Zahid said a more competitive interest rate was needed as some house buyers found it