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IRDA Inks Collaboration with Youth Group 2

Underscoring the importance of sustainable development in the Iskandar Malaysia growth corridor, Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) inked a Letter of Collaboration (LoC) with Kelab Alami Mukim Tanjung Kupang (Kelab Alami), a youth environmental education and monitoring social enterprise based in Johor. The collaboration marks IRDA’s regular Environmental Talks held four times a year with various stakeholders of Iskandar Malaysia. This event showcased the activities of Kelab Alami with presentations

Family Affair for Expats’ Mingle JB 6

The Expat Group (TEG), publishers of the magazine for expatriates working in Malaysia, The Expat, had recently organised a December’s Expat Mingle Event at Johor Bahru’s landmark hotel, Thistle Johor Bahru. Expat Mingle is organised in Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Penang, creating the space and opportunity for expatriates working and living in these three cities to get to know one another. The December event took a diversion from the

Towards More Caring and Inclusive Communities 4

On a recent road trip around Johor with stops and overnight stays to explore and experience several towns, I saw how less developed, smaller towns and municipalities like Muar and Batu Pahat, Johor were compared with our state capital city, Johor Bahru. With its well preserved heritage buildings and pre-war shophouses, Muar, the historic town of Bandar Maharani, struck me as a laid-back and charming destination. As in Kluang and

Extending Appreciation to Customers 2

Renaissance Johor Bahru had their four-day  annual Global Customer Appreciation Week (GCAW) and used the platform to have activities participated by the hotel’s management team. In house guests were given cupcakes by the staff and a networking dinner was held for business partners and media members. Their CSR activity themed ‘Spirit to Serve Our Communities’ had the staff lending a helping hand at Shan De Johor Bahru Welfare Association as

“Sleep Can Wait” 3

It was a night to remember as 3500 runners gave up their sleep to participate in the Educity Sundown Marathon Iskandar 2017, an event sponsored by EduCity Iskandar Malaysia. The race was flagged-off by Tuan Haji Adib Azhari, Chairman of Iskandar Puteri Municipal Council at 8.30pm accompanied by Joanne Oei Wen Li, Managing Director of EduCity Iskandar Malaysia at the EduCity Sports Complex. Also present were Tuan Haji Noorazam bin

The Most Anticipated Johor Countdown Run Is Back With More Excitement 10

1000 Adventure Berhad who organized the first ever countdown run in 2016 is back with Johor Countdown Run 2017/18! A milestone created in Johor’s history, spreading and increasing the awareness of outdoor activities which attracted runners from different nationalities in running towards a healthy lifestyle. Johor Countdown Run 2017/18 will be bigger and better that will end 2017 in JB with wonder. There will be an outdoor gear expo (Outdoor

Gleneagles Medini Hospital Launches World-Renowned IVF Centre 1

For some, conceiving a little bundle of joy may not be a straightforward path and many face hurdles be it physically  or medically. Gleneagles Medini Hospital may be the solution with its newly launched In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) Centre at Medini Iskandar, Iskandar Puteri. The new IVF [email protected] offers quality infertility treatment led by Singapore’s Father of IVF, Professor Ng Soon- Chye and backed by a team of experienced clinicians. The

Up Your Selfie Game 3

It’s time to up your selfie game with the new OPPO F5 that features the A.I Beauty Recognition technology and personalising beautification on a selfie image. OPPO F5 Roadshow made a pitstop at AEON Bandar Dato Onn with F5 product ambassador, Fattah Amin that wowed the fans. “OPPO has always kept consumers in mind when developing new devices in order to best cater to their needs. This time, OPPO has

Celebrate the Holiday Season in the Most Brick-Tacular Way at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort 4

This Christmas, LEGOLAND Malaysia is celebrating the holiday season in the most ‘brick-tacular’ way possible. Every day for the whole month of December at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort, guests will be able to experience not only some of LEGOLAND’s signature Christmas activities, such as LEGO Christmas tree light up and Christmas finale show, but also the world’s first LEGO VR roller coaster – The Great LEGO Race. Plus, if you are

SGshop Malaysia: First Online Shopping Platform in Medini City 5

SGshop Malaysia is owned by two young ambitious Malaysian siblings Lua Cheong Hong (Director) and his younger brother Lua Cheong Rui (Operations Manager). Established in December 2014, SGshop Malaysia ( is an online shopping platform that provides affordable alternative to younger generation to purchase wide range of good quality products from China, and shipped directly to the doorsteps of its customers in Malaysia. The goods available online include a range