Amin Khairuddin

Le Grandeur Palm Resort Opens Doors to Lucky Kulai Children 3

Pertubuhan IKRAM Malaysia, Kulai Municipal Council (MPK), Yayasan Sejahtera Kulai as well as Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor hosted a special ‘buka puasa’ session for 150 orphans and children from the district’s lower income group as a step to bring some cheer during this festive month. “Every Ramadan, many children from the dire poor families and orphans get left behind in the celebrations.  This little gesture of ours to let

Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Foundation Breaks Fast at Amari Johor Bahru 4

Amari Hotel Johor Bahru opened its doors to 30 children diagnosed with cancer, who are supported by the Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Foundation (Yayasan Kanser Tunku Laksamana Johor) together with their parents for a scrumptious buka puasa buffet. Several nurses from the Oncology Department of Hospital Sultan Ismail as well as several nurses and committee members from the foundation were also present for the festivities. Present for the event was

Silicon Valley-based Founder Institute Opens Applications in Johor Bahru 4

Calling all aspiring entrepreneurs to step up to the plate, the renowned Founders Institute (FI) from Silicon Valley is here in town and wants to build a global network of entrepreneurs’ right here in Johor. It’s the only programme of its kind that focuses on you instead of your ideas, accepts founders with day jobs and equity for all participants. FI has nurtured several startups across six continents including Reality

Gadgets Galore and New Ferries at Berjaya Waterfront 7

Berjaya Waterfront announced a total overhaul with its all new Techworld section, boasting 25 gadget tenants across two floors, making it the new one-stop tech centre in Johor with the comforts of duty free shopping prices. “It’s a proud moment for all of us who have worked tirelessly to ensure that the Techworld is up to standard against other international duty free shopping centres across the region. In total, we

Gearing Towards a Higher Income State 2

Iskandar Reginal Development Authority (IRDA) and Crescendo International College (CIC) had signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) under the Iskandar Malaysia Professional Certification (IMPC) programme as a step to produce more accounting professionals through CIC’s Future Accounting Professional (FAP) programme. Vice President of IRDA’s Business Ecosystem Prakash Nagarajan, said professionals from Kuala Lumpur are leading the charge for Iskandar Malaysia, adding that the mass movement towards the region is largely

Digitising Johor into the Future 2

Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Khaled Nordin and the Minister of Multimedia and Communications, Datuk Seri Salleh Keruak recently launched the Johor 4.0 initiative, a comprehensive agenda for transforming Johor into a smart state and spurring the development digital economy. Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said he fully supports the Johor 4.0 agenda and will ask the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to provide

StartupJohor Academy Launch & RM5 million LEAD Fund to Foster Tech Talent Development in Johor 4

In line with StartupJohor’s vision to facilitate growth in the start-up and entrepreneurial ecosystem within Iskandar Malaysia, the social enterprise had announced the launch of the ‘StartupJohor Academy’, a new initiative that aims to guide budding individuals on the road of building their dreams. This new academy will operate from several different co-working spaces around Iskandar Malaysia as a step to make the initiative more accessible to Johoreans. This is

More than 3000 Visitors at Danga City Mall’s MATTA Fair 1

More than 3,000 visitors attended the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Exhibition held at the ground floor of Danga City Mall recently. The three day exhibition featured 31 tourism agencies, two water theme parks, various hotels and resorts promoting sales packages that aim to boost the country’s tourism industry. State Tourism, Trade and Consumer Affairs Chairman, Datuk Tee Siew Kiong, said the MATTA exhibition has been receiving

New Homes for Bakar Batu Residents 1

The state government had handed over keys to 320 low cost apartment units for the residents of Kampung Desa Jaya, as an attempt to enrich their lives after the completion of the EDL Expressway. The construction of the highway went through eight squatters’ settlements and a total of 2,720 homes were displaced. This is part of the state government’s plan to relocate these villagers as well as to provide better

IKEA Announces Toppen Shopping Centre 4

IKEA Southeast Asia had announced that the development of Toppen Shopping Centre, a 1.1 million square-feet shopping destination in the heart of Tebrau, will be seamlessly integrated with IKEA Tebrau and is expected to be ready by the third quarter of 2019. “Our belief in co-creation allows us to partner with different segments of our business, such as IKEA stores with our shopping centres, along with other tenants, the surrounding