More Job Opportunities in 2019 2

Verde Palm Plant had announced at Astana Expo 2017 in Kazakhstan that it will be offering 400 jobs here in Johor after its initial operation commencing in 2019. “The plant uses crude palm oil and palm by-products to produce diacid as an alternative to petroleum-derived chemicals which is commonly used in automotive, cosmetics, and fragrances,” said Zainal Azman Abu Kassim, Senior Vice President of BioIndustrials, Bioeconomy Corporaton during the press

Bilateral Agreement on Rapid Transit System 2

In conjunction of the 13th Meeting of Malaysia-Singapore Joint Ministerial Committee (JMC) for Iskandar Malaysia, both countries are set to endorse a bilateral agreement on Rapid Transit System (RTS) by this December after several technical matters were discussed. The JMC meeting was co-chaired by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan and Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, H.E Minister Khaw Boon Wan. Also present

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

September Drill: Freddie Lee – Executive Director (Seri Alam Properties Sdn Bhd (SAP)) 3

A subsidiary of UMLand, Bandar Seri Alam or better known as the City of Knowledge, as it houses a number of higher learning institutions as well as international schools, is all set to soar to greater heights. Apart from the booming F&B outlets around the area, the upcoming Pasir Gudang Hospital, Foon Yew Secondary School and the Lee Chong Wei International Sports City is poised to make the township among

New Taxes to Help Fund Tourism Investments in Malaysia

Infrastructure and tourism-related programmes will be among the beneficiaries of a new tourism tax on hotel stays that the government is imposing to help fund expansion of the country’s tourism offering. Revenue from the tax – which will apply only to stays by foreign tourists – will be reinvested back into the industry and its supporting infrastructure, according to Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz, the Minister of Tourism and Culture. A

Glorious 180 Years of Networking Business Alliances

The Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MICCI) has turned 180 years old since its formation in 1837 as a platform for Malaysia’s multi-sectoral business society to network and explore mutual business alliances. To date, the chamber has advocated interest of the business society representing more than 1000 corporate members in over 30 nationalities and has witnessed monumental changes that have taken shape in the Malaysian business landscape. “The

REA Group Announces New Asia Community Partnership Programme

REA Group today announced a new Asian community partnership programme through a three-year commitment with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). As part of the partnership, REA Group will provide financial and in-kind support to regional projects and local Red Cross/Red Crescent societies. REA Group which owns and operates the iProperty Group will support the Malaysian Red Crescent in the form of matched employee donations and volunteering. Henry

RM1.4 Billion of Investment for Pengerang 1

Johor Petroleum Development Corporation Berhad (JPDC) is ready to welcome and facilitate Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd’s investment in Pengerang Integrated Petroleum Complex (PIPC) with its RM1.4 billion investment for Pengerang Integrated Development Project (PIDP). The signing of the first of the two Memorandums of Agreement (MoAs) between Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd and Izin Budi Sdn Bhd witnessed by, Johor Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin last Friday is an

Kompleks Pekan Rabu to Get a Major Facelift

Kompleks Pekan Rabu in Tampoi, Johor Bahru was developed and privatised between the Johor State Government, Perbadanan Setiausaha Kerajaan Johor and Swissharta Sdn. Bhd as a platform to create space and opportunities for the Malay entrepreneurs. It also housed the Immigration Office, which was convenient for the public to apply or renew their passports there. However, this place was poorly utilised with many traders unable to make profits and in

Fortune Global 500 Companies Look to Emerging Economies for Growth

The newly-released Fortune Global 500 Index for 2017 reaffirms the ever-increasing role that emerging markets are playing as a driver of growth across the world economy and the pull they are exerting on many of the biggest international companies. Oxford Business Group (OBG), which has long served as a valuable point of reference for investors seeking in-depth analysis and data on the emerging markets shaping the future balance of economic