The Iskandarian

ECMO Therapy Launching and World Heart Day at Regency

Over a thousand cyclists and runners gathered at Regency Specialist Hospital to participate the ‘Regency World Heart Day 2017 – Pedal Quest 3.0 & Fun Run’. Regency has been collaborating with Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), Seri Alam Properties Sdn Bhd and other organisations in Bandar Seri Alam under the ‘Smart Healthy City and Community Program’ consistently over the years to bring lifetsyle events to the community. The highlight of

The Hotelier’s Story 11

CS Lim is the Finance Director of LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort and he is also the National Vice Chairman of the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH), Malaysia, who has played a major role in representing the state and highlighting hospitality issues on the central level.  We had a little chat with him about his background and inspiration for new entrants into the hospitality industry. Brief background I have 24 years of

November Drill: Alvin Ong – Chief Financial Officer (Country View Berhad) 2

Alvin Ong Seng Piow or better known as Alvin Ong joined Country View Berhad on 21 June 2007 as the Senior Manager, Accounts & Services. He is responsible for and oversees the Group’s finance and Human Resource Department. He assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer on 1 February 2013. Alvin graduated with a professional degree in Management Accounting from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK in 1993.

November Music Releases 7

Maroon 5 – Red Pill Blues Release Date: 3 November 2017 ‘Red Pill Blues’ sees Maroon 5 veering away from its pop-rock roots and dabbling in a new genre: a mellow, EDM-tinged pop that has been dominating the radio waves lately. Its lead single, ‘What Lovers Do’ feat. SZA, remains a popular favourite. It bounces along over a funky mid-tempo groove, and Adam Levine’s falsetto really brings the chorus to life.

Dramatic and Drastic Decline in the English Language

The Permaisuri of Johor, Raja Zarith Sofiah Sultan Idris Shah, has called for concerted efforts to create opportunities for the young people to study the English Language and take their place on the world stage. She said 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. “We should not rely on the

S P Setia awarded Singapore Property Award 2017

S P Setia won the coveted award for under the Sustainable Development category for its second development – Eco Sanctuary from FIABCI in Singapore. Based on sustainable design philosophy, Eco Sanctuary is a 24-storey that offers its residents of Singapore’s largest nature reserve. The development was inspired by nature and its designs emulate the ecology of its lush surroundings. All apartments enjoy minimum heat gain with maximum day-lighting and wind

IKEA Tebrau is Ready to Welcome Customers Next Week!

IKEA Tebrau, the first store in Southern Malaysia and biggest store in Southeast Asia will open its doors to customers next Thursday (16th November 2017) at 10am. Located at Jalan Desa Tebrau, this store is equipped with indoor and outdoor carparks comprising of 1,771 parking bays in total. IKEA Tebrau is only a 20-minute drive from central Johor Bahru and is easily accessible via Pasir Gudang Highway and Senai-Desaru Expressway.

Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru to Open its Doors on 28th November 2017 1

Paradigm Mall JB is poised to transform the southern region into a top destination for shopping, entertainment and gastronomic adventure for the over nine million population of Johor and Singapore. The highly anticipated mall of WCT Holdings Berhad, a leading engineering and construction company and property developer, will open for business from 28th November 2017 from 10.00 am to 10.00 pm daily. The seven-storey mall houses over five hundred retail

A Tapestry of Malaysian Stories II 3

For the past 4 years, StageCraft, Johor Bahru, has successfully staged a year-end production dubbed the Annual Drama Cornucopia. This year, they will be presenting ‘A Tapestry of Malaysian Stories II’ under the Johor Bahru: International Festival City (JB:IFC) calendar, and is co-presented by Think City. ‘A Tapestry of Malaysian Stories II’ will run on 24th November at 8pm and 25th November 2017 at 3pm at Setia Convention Arena @ Tropika Welcome Centre, Setia Tropika. Tickets are

Desaru Coast Unveiled as Malaysia’s First Premium Integrated Destination at ITB Asia 2017

Malaysia’s most anticipated new tourism development, Desaru Coast presented its latest developments and various offerings in the hidden gem of Johor at Asia’s leading travel trade show, ITB Asia 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Singapore. Developed by Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn. Bhd., Desaru Coast is located at the south-eastern region of Malaysia, spanning over 3,900 acres along an unspoiled 17km beachfront facing the South China Sea. The destination is