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World’s Largest IBS Factory in Johor

It was reported that Country Garden Pacific View Sdn Bhd is set to build the world’s largest industrialised building system (IBS) facility at Forest City in Johor. According to International Trade and Industry Minister, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, the RM2.6 billion project will feature technologies from Germany, Italy and China. Once the factory is completed, Mustapa said it would help the nation reduce dependency on foreign labour, besides becoming more

T’ang Quartet Celebrates its 25th Anniversary with New Album 4

Singapore’s T’ang Quartet launched Trampled Souls on 28th July 2017, its first album in more than a decade. Trampled Souls showcases a diverse combination of styles, ranging from sheer darkness to fantasy and quirkiness. It is a huge contrast to the Quartet’s earlier releases in 2006 (Made In America c. 1893) and 2005 (The Art Of War), both of which were largely based on Czechoslovakian composers from very specific eras.

Sporting Event in Support of SEA Games 2017 3

Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels Sdn Bhd (TAR&H) with more than 1000 employees from all of its Operating Units had gathered for their fifth annual State of Union (SOU) assembly at Educity Sports Complex in Nusajaya. Held in conjunction with the SEA Games 2017, the participants were employees from The Datai Langkawi, KidZania Kuala Lumpur, KidZania Singapore, LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort, Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, SANRIO HELLO KITTY, Thomas Town, The

LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort Launches the World's First  LEGO Virtual Reality Roller Coaster 5

Ready, Set, LEGO! Prepare to embark on the wildest LEGO ride as LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort will be the world’s first LEGOLAND Park to launch the LEGO virtual reality roller coaster in November 2017, followed by LEGOLAND Florida Resort and LEGOLAND Deutschland Resort in 2018. Combining cutting-edge virtual reality technology with roller coaster thrills, the new attraction was developed under the supervision of Merlin Magic Making – the company’s global creative division

Malaysia Day Babies 1

Staff at Columbia Asia Hospital – Iskandar Puteri, welcomed their “Malaysia Day babies” on 16 September 2017 when two Malaysian couples became proud parents after the clock struck midnight on Malaysia Day. The first couple, staff nurse, Fatin Nur Arayanie, 30 and Medical Assistant, Mohammad Sobri, 32 welcomed their baby girl weighing 2.52kg, who made her appearance at the stroke of midnight. She gave birth to her bundle of joy,

SJKC Pulai Bags USD1000 Regional Award 1

Who would have thought that the intention to participate in an international competition for fun would lead to SJK (C) Pulai getting second place at the 2016 SEAMEO-Japan Energy Saving Device (ESD) Award organised by the Southeast Asian Education Ministers of Education (SEAMEO). Kulai District Education Officer, Ishak Mahbob announced the victory at a ceremony held in conjunction with the 49th Southeast Asian Education Ministerial Council (SEAMEC) Conference. Their science

The Iskandarian Turns 5 Giveaway: Win An Afternoon Tea for 2 @ Amari Johor Bahru Contest

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Challenge Iskandar Puteri is Back For The Second Year 3

Iskandar Puteri will once again play host to triathletes from all over the world in Challenge Iskandar Puteri, the sixth race in the global Challenge series of full and half triathlon races from the 21st to the 23rd of September 2017. The Challenge Family is the fastest growing global triathlon series, with 44 full and half distance races with spectacular courses in iconic destinations in 26 countries across 5 continents.

Medini Clinches Green and Smart City Awards 2

Medini Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MIM) recently won two distinguished awards at the International Greenery, Recreation, Infrastructure, Parks (IGRIP) Conference and World Urban Parks in Singapore. MIM’s urban park developments in Medini City clinched the Green Champion Award in two categories, ‘Emerging Green City’ and ‘Smart and Green Infrastructure: Greenfield Development’. Dr Digby Whyte, Chief Executive Officer of World Urban Parks, and Maria Boey, President of the Institute of Parks

Unmatched Fuel Efficiency, Economics and a Superior Passenger Experience

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Malaysia Airlines Berhad (Malaysia Airlines) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 16 airplanes during a ceremony at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington D.C., USA. The signing was witnessed by Dato’ Sri Mustapa bin Mohamed, Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry and in the presence Dato’ Sri Muhammad Najib Bin Tun Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia as well as members from the airline