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What do Singaporeans buy in JB? – Part One

Newspapers have reported how the number of traffic grows during long weekends and public holidays. Yet, we still see throngs of people flooding the gates of the immigrations and queuing up for buses to get in and out of Johor Bahru (JB). But why? What is the appeal that JB has towards Singaporeans? What keeps Singaporeans coming back for more? The obvious answer is of course the cost of goods!

What is ‘Superfood’?

‘Superfood’ is loosely defined as food of high nutritional level which contributes to overall well-being. It is commonly used as a marketing term by food companies and health gurus to promote a certain food/food product.  Most ‘superfoods’ tend to be ‘exotic’ natural foods such as goji berries, coconut oil and chia seeds, and they can be costly. In EU (European Union), food companies are banned from using this term unless

AJFC Malaysia 2018 Crowns Southern Region Champions 2

Eighteen young Southern footballers are one step closer to earning a golden ticket to be part of the Allianz Junior Football Camp (AJFC) in Munich and the chance to train with FC Bayern Munich’s youth coaches in August. The 18 players thoroughly impressed selectors at the Regional Finals and will represent the Southern Region in the Grand Finals of the AJFC Malaysia League 2018 from 5th to 7th July 2018.

Le Grandeur Palm Resort Opens Doors to Lucky Kulai Children 3

Pertubuhan IKRAM Malaysia, Kulai Municipal Council (MPK), Yayasan Sejahtera Kulai as well as Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor hosted a special ‘buka puasa’ session for 150 orphans and children from the district’s lower income group as a step to bring some cheer during this festive month. “Every Ramadan, many children from the dire poor families and orphans get left behind in the celebrations.  This little gesture of ours to let

Maslee and Marrybrown Partners with Coca-Cola for Fast2Feed Ramadan Charity 4

Maslee Express, a Johor based retailer had always been active with charity efforts in the spirit of the festive season. They have an ongoing charity initiative called Share2Care where Maslee contributes back to the community by paying for groceries and giving out Bubur Lambuk porridges during Ramadan at all of their 13 outlets. This year, during the month of Ramadan, Maslee joins Marrybrown to collaborate with the Coca-Cola Company and

Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Foundation Breaks Fast at Amari Johor Bahru 4

Amari Hotel Johor Bahru opened its doors to 30 children diagnosed with cancer, who are supported by the Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Foundation (Yayasan Kanser Tunku Laksamana Johor) together with their parents for a scrumptious buka puasa buffet. Several nurses from the Oncology Department of Hospital Sultan Ismail as well as several nurses and committee members from the foundation were also present for the festivities. Present for the event was

Book Week at Crescendo HELP International School 4

Crescendo HELP International School had their Book Week recently with a range of exciting activities, from house writing competition to Bedtime Stories where students returned in the evening wearing pajamas, to book character dress-up day and meeting me. After their successful inaugural Book Week last year, this year’s event was planned for three times the number of students, and more than three times the number of activities! With an aim

IIB Grooming Basketball Players for Johor 3

Once again, Iskandar investment Berhad (IIB) is slam-dunking another sporting initiative at the EduCity Sports Complex in Iskandar Puteri with the hopes of promoting sports culture in the region through 3 on 3 Basketball Challenge 2018. IIB being the title sponsor is proud to collaborate with the Johor State Basketball Association (JSBA) in hosting and jointly organsing this national level competition that will be held from 13th to 14th July

EduCity Sports Complex offers up to 40% discounts on facilities hire during Ramadan! 3

Exciting news to Johoreans as EduCity Sports Complex is now offering discounts up to 40% on its rental fee for the football pitch and 10% on other facilities under the multipurpose courts for both indoor and outdoor usage namely for badminton, volleyball, netball, futsal and basketball purposes. This promotion is valid from today until 15th June 2018 for the use of the public between the hours of 8pm to 11pm daily. The sports

Rotary Club of Johor Bahru’s Visit to Rumah Berkat for Ramadan 1

In conjunction with the holy month of Ramadan, the Rotary Club of Johor Bahru (RCJB) organised a visit to Rumah Berkat (Pertubuhan Kebajikan Anak-Anak Yatim Johor) at Jalan Bukit Cagar, Johor Bahru. RCJB President Datuk Teo Shiok Fu JP and his fellow members presented Duit Raya and a box of dates to 138 children aged between 7 to 21 years old at the home which is apt for this Ramadan