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Editor's Note 2

One of the most awaited movie has to be Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” which is set to bring the ultimate and deadliest showdown of all time to the screen with a star-studded cast which we’re familiar with. Get your tickets and popcorn ready for this action-adventure on the 25th of April. Fall Out Boy fans save the date as the rock superstars are coming to Singapore for their MANIA

Help the Disabled to Help Themselves 3

Persatuan Cerebral Palsy Johor (Johor CP Association), formerly known as Spastic Children’s Association of Johor has been in operation for over 50 years in the region, but there are still many who are unaware about their existence. Apart from this, the association’s current financial situation is in a rather critical stage where they are running a deficit budget for the last 4 years. The association cares and provides education and

Rotary Club of Johor Bahru Brings Double Festive Cheer 4

Mitch Albom once said “Devote yourself to your community around you and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning”. In line with giving back to the community and caring for them, Datuk Teo Shiok Fu JP, President of Rotary Club Johor Bahru (RCJB) and his Community Service Committee visited the Ang Tiong Loi-Rotary Children’s Home in Skudai to hand over a Panasonic 16 kg front –

JEiWA Says Thank You! 2

Last December, Persatuan Pemerkasaan Wanita Intelektual Johor (JEiWA) received a donation of RM10,000 from Uda Angsana Sdn Bhd as a contribution towards Rumah Kanak-Kanak Mini Ulu Tiram. President and Founder of JEiWA, Nor Fadilah Mohamed Nizar is also the Chairman of the Rumah Kanak-Kanak Mini Ulu Tiram’s Visitor Board. The appointment of Nor Fadhilah by Dato’ Seri Hajah Rohani Abdul Karim, Minister of Women, Family and Community Development of Malaysia

Discover Georgia – Part Two 1

After our pit stop at Ananuri Monastery, we finally reached Gudauri ski resort, located on the south-facing plateau of The Greater Caucasus Mountain Range in Georgia. It’s a popular skiing spot with December being its peak season. There is something for everyone to do regardless of age, and whether you like to ski or not. If you haven’t got any ski gear or boots on, you may rent at the

MIRF Sets Malaysia as the Ideal International Retail and Franchise Hub 2

The Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA) has officially announced the return of its Malaysia International Retail & Franchise (MIRF) Exhibition. The exhibition makes a comeback for the third consecutive year as announced earlier at a press conference held at Nippon Paint HQ, Shah Alam. MRCA has set its sights at the annual MIRF Exhibition becoming the largest showcase of retail and franchise exhibitors that Malaysia has ever seen. MIRF 2018

Elevating the Standard of English Language

Not long ago, Her Majesty Raja Zarith Sofiah Binti Sultan Idris Shah, Permaisuri Johor, had called for concerted efforts to create opportunities for the young people to study the English Language as she believes serious and urgent intervention was needed because of the dramatic and drastic decline in the proficiency of both written and spoken English among younger Malaysians in general. Two years ago, the Ministry of Education (MOE) launched

Editor's Note 2

Since school holidays are around the corner, why not head to Clarke Quay in Singapore and be a part of Singapore Festival of Fun. The mega 3-in-1 Festival has three pillars of fun comprising Magners International Comedy Festival, Nickelodeon Fiesta and Clarke Quay StreetFest from 8th-18th March.  Logon to www.theiskandarian.com for more details. Get your movie tickets as Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” an epic adventure based on Madeleine L’Engle’s

RM120,000 Worth of Reading Materials to 24 Schools 2

Garrison Keillor once said “A book is a gift you can open again and again” and in this line, MMC Corporation Berhad (MMC), a premier utilities and infrastructure group had successfully contributed RM120,000 worth of reading materials to 24 schools nationwide through its MMC Smart Circle Programme. The MMC Smart Circle Programme was established with the objectives to empower students with knowledge and encourage good reading habits to increase their

Discover Georgia – Part One 6

Many think of Georgia as in the one in USA, but little do people know that it’s a country of its own. Set in the Caucasus region of Eurasia and located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, Georgia is a lesser threaded path but slowly this perception is changing. Compared to other familiar European countries, Georgia offers everything you need to explore and dine at almost half