The Iskandarian

True Colours Festival - Asia-Pacific’s First Celebration of Artistes with Disabilities 3

A major festival, the first of its kind in the region, will make its mark as a key highlight on Singapore’s 2018 event calendar. True Colours Festival will take place from 22nd to 25th March 2018. Up to 20 performing artistes/troupes from Japan, China, India, Korea, Malaysia, Cambodia, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Australia and Singapore, plus guest artistes from the United Kingdom and Canada, will perform at a multimedia concert experience

Rotary Haemodialysis Centre’s Annual Patients’ Day 3

The Rotary Club of Johor Bahru (RCJB)’s Rotary Haemodialysis Centre organised its Annual Patients’ Day as an opportunity for the Centre’s nurses and staff to treat their patients to food and fun-filled activities to take their minds off their illness. The nurses and staff gave the patients talks and quizzes on fluid intake and nutrition. The Annual Patients’ Day was open to the public to visit and learn more about

Go Nutty in New Zealand with Artisan Nut Butters for National Peanut Butter Day 6

What a lot of people may not realise is that New Zealand’s love of fine food runs so deep the country has managed to perfect even the simplest of pantry staples and made it in to a gourmet treat to satisfy even the fussiest gourmand. To celebrate the upcoming National Peanut Butter Day this Wednesday, 24th January 2018, we have rounded up New Zealand’s best peanut butter producers and where

Iskandar Malaysia Recorded RM237.26 billion Cumulative Committed Investments

Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) announced that Iskandar Malaysia had recorded total cumulative committed investments of RM244.46 billion from 2006 until end September 2017. Of this total, 54% or RM131.09 billion represent investments that have been realised. To date, local investors had contributed RM149 billion (61%) to the total cumulative committed investments while the balance RM95 billion (39%) were contributed by foreign investors. Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of IRDA

RCJB Extends its Aid Outside of Malaysia 6

As part of its International Community Service Project, Rotary Club of Johor Bahru (RCJB) had visited the Sobbhana Women’s Foundation in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and met HRH Princess Norodom Marie of Cambodia who is the President of the Foundation. RCJB’s President Datuk Teo Shiok Fu JP presented RCJB’s annual sponsorship to HRH Princess Marie and met with the 25 children from underprivileged families which RCJB sponsored under the Sobbhana’s Women’s

Joint Malaysia-Singapore Chemical Spill Exercise to Test State of Preparedness at Second Link 3

A car carrying a prominent businessman and his entourage travelling from Johor to Singapore via the Second Link lost control and rammed into a truck carrying 20 drums of Hydrochloric Acid (HCL) that was also heading to Singapore after departing checkpoint at the Sultan Abu Bakar Complex. The morning collision caused six drums of HCL to fall onto the road at the Malaysia-Singapore border crossing with five of the drums

Kimlun Buys Plot for Rm82.1m

Kimlun Corp Bhd is buying a plot of freehold agriculture plot measuring 11.734ha in Pulai, Johor, from UEM Sunrise Bhd for RM82.1 million to develop commercial properties. The purchase is being undertaken via its indirect wholly-owned unit Kii Morris Sdn Bhd, which inked the sale and purchase agreement with UEM’s unit Nusajaya Greens Sdn Bhd yesterday, according to the group’s filing with Bursa Malaysia. The purchase consideration will be financed

YTL Secures Gemas-Johor Bahru Electrified Double-Tracking Railway Project

YTL Corp’s Managing Director Tan Sri Yeoh Sock Ping at the group’s AGM revealed that the company had secured a package from the RM8.9 billion Gemas-Johor Bahru electrified double-tracking railway project. However, no further details were disclosed as reported by the EdgeProp. The project covers 191km in the southern region, from the state of Negeri Sembilan to Johor. The overall project was awarded to a consortium of three China-based companies

Pro Bono Workshops by Henley Business School Malaysia

Henley Business School Malaysia has announced it will be offering free business skills workshops to unemployed or underprivileged school leavers and young adults from January 2018. The workshops will be delivered pro bono by members of Henley Business School’s recently established Centre for Global Business Enterprise and Cloud Analytics, at its campus in EduCity in Iskandar Puteri, Johor, which is part of the University of Reading Malaysia. The Head of

January Drill: Bob Muhamad Buhari Yusof – Residence Manager (Somerset Puteri Harbour Iskandar Puteri) 3

Somerset Puteri Harbour Iskandar Puteri was opened in February 2014 and features 204 units of luxury range of serviced apartments with hotel like services. Located at the very heart of Iskandar Puteri, Johor, the property is part of a development which also comprise of an integrated waterfront and marina, attracting a pool of significant investments. Hailing from Karak, Pahang is Muhamad Buhari Yusof, the Residence Manager of Somerset Puteri Harbour