The Iskandarian

The Iskandarian's 2017 Ramadan Special 1

Enjoy Mom’s Cooking at Olla Restaurant, Granada Hotel Johor Bahru Indulge in mom’s style home cooking at Olla Restaurant, Granada Hotel Johor Bahru with a delightful spread of ‘Citarasa Bonda’ all throughout Ramadan this year. From 1st until 21st June 2017, gather your family and friends for a feast on all-time mouthwatering Chinese, Indian and Malay favourites. Entice your taste buds with a wide selection of appetizers ranging from Malay

New Appointment of Members of Authority

The 21st Members of Authority (MoA) meeting by Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) welcomed Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa, Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia, as Federal Representative and Tuan Haji Mohd Nasir Bin Abd Salam, State Financial Officer of Johor as State Representative following their appointments as Members of Authority. YB Dato’ Azmi bin Rohani, who was recently appointed as State Secretary of Johor also attended the meeting.

Charlie Lim Releases Single & Music Video - ‘Light Breaks In’ 1

‘‘Light Breaks In’ is the final single and music video from Charlie Lim’s critically acclaimed album ‘TIME/SPACE’. The cinematic music video, directed by award winning cinematographer duo, Jonathan Choo and Rachel Liew, is emotionally stirring and confronts the uncomfortable topic of caring for someone with a mental illness. The narrative of the video is loosely based on the relationship between Charlie’s own father and his late grandmother, who suffered from


The Board of Directors of Medini Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MIM) has appointed Dr. James Tee as the new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO). James comes to MIM with a wealth of experience in the property development sector, having served as the Executive Director for UOA Holdings Sdn Bhd and UOA Asset Management Sdn Bhd, CEO of GLM REIT Management Sdn Bhd under the Hong Leong Group, and CEO of


*New information on redemption and ticket price reduction* myVillage and Universal Music Singapore are pleased to announce A Rooftop Affair 2017 – Serangoon Garden’s very own yearly rooftop concert experience. This will be the third time myVillage will be hosting a night of music on 17th June 2017. This year, the event will be headlined by British singer, Nathan Sykes. It will be his debut solo performance for fans in

Gadgets in School?

The Ministry of Education’s recent proposal to allow gadgets and electronic devices in schools to help teaching and learning process needs to be further reviewed to ensure that it is beneficial to the educational institutions. Johor State Health, Environment, Education and Information Executive Committee chairman, Datuk Ayub Rahmat at the launch of ‘Program Kasihi Pekebun Kecil’ in Pogoh Tengah said that thorough study should be done before finalising the move.

SP Setia Rising High 1

The local media reported that SP Setia’s proposed corporate exercise to acquire I&P Group and expand its land bank received support from investors. It was reported that CIMB Equities Research is neutral on SP Setia’s plans to buy a 343 acre land bank in Bangi, Selangor and proposed purchase of I&P Group, a Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) owned developer. The research house said these are related-party transactions as PNB controls

Celebrating 40 Years of Star Wars at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort 6

Over 100 costume characters from the Star Wars universe were there at the massive Imperial March at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort in celebrating the 40th anniversary of the motion picture. Led by the most devout fans of the Star Wars, the 501st Legion and Rebel Legion, local and foreign guests also joined in the fun and geared up as Jedis, Stormtroopers, and even Darth Vader with their screen-accurate costume replicas. The

McDonald’s Is Game On for Kuala Lumpur 2017 3

Spirits were running high when the Kuala Lumpur 2017 Torch Run touched down at McDonald’s Kulai, Johor Drive Thru – the first pit stop for the restaurant, recently. The restaurant stopover was one of the three hosted at McDonald’s which is also the official restaurant for KL 2017. “As a family restaurant and a familiar meeting point for Malaysians of all ages, it is our privilege to host the Torch