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AJFC Malaysia 2018 Crowns Southern Region Champions 2

Eighteen young Southern footballers are one step closer to earning a golden ticket to be part of the Allianz Junior Football Camp (AJFC) in Munich and the chance to train with FC Bayern Munich’s youth coaches in August. The 18 players thoroughly impressed selectors at the Regional Finals and will represent the Southern Region in the Grand Finals of the AJFC Malaysia League 2018 from 5th to 7th July 2018.

Zero-Rated GST Effective from 1st June 2018

With the new government in place after a shock win in the GE14, the public went abuzz when Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, announced that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be zero-rated (0%) effective 1st June 2018 onwards. A statement from the Ministry of Finance (MOF) stated that expenditure reduction will begin with rationalisation, efficiency measures and reduction in wastages and the re-introduction of Sales and Service

Editor's Note 2

Last month the whole country was gripped to their seats in excitement thanks to the outcome of GE14. We’d like to sincerely wish well for a prosperous and peaceful nation. Moving on, in our Music column, we bring you updates as to who’s who will be in town (Singapore) and find out how you can purchase your tickets if you don’t want to miss Niall Horan or Afrojack, DJ Snake

Editor's Note 2

Happy May everyone! In our Music column, we bring you an exclusive with Ananya Birla,  a singer-songwriter from Mumbai, who went platinum in India at the end of last year with her second song ‘Meant To Be’. Learn more about her as she shares with us on her musical journey and aspirations. Can’t get enough of Star Wars? This time Director Ron Howard brings us back in time in an

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