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Colon Cancer

These Q & As would help one understand better as to what is Colon Cancer all about. 1) What is colon cancer? Colon cancer is an abnormal growth of cells in the colon which tends to proliferate in an uncontrolled way and, in some cases, to metastasize (spread). 2) How do I know if I have colon cancer? What are the symptoms? The most accurate way to diagnose is through

Crowdsourcing Brings Dutch Electric Car Driver to Malaysia 2

Crisscrossing the world in an electric car without any money; the route being determined by anyone willing to provide food, shelter and a chance to recharge his vehicle. Far-fetched as this idea may seem, that is what 30-year-old Wiebe Wakker, currently passing through Malaysia, is doing. The adventurous Dutchman who set out for Australia from the Netherlands on 15th March, 2016, arrived in Malaysia from Thailand just over a week

Encourage your Children to be Wildlife Heroes 1

People around the world, especially children are fascinated by wildlife and nature. Therefore, we need our future generation to stand up and become Wildlife Heroes to make a change in preservation efforts. Sunway Theme Parks is on a lookout for junior heroes between the age of 7 to 12 years old to form a wildlife council to learn together; at the same time, to develop knowledge and affection; leading to

MHB Knights of Nature Sustainability Camp 2017 – 13th Edition in Johor 1

SHOUTOUT TO ALL YOUTHS IN MALAYSIA!!  If you are interested to learn, experience and be part of solution for marine and coastal environment in Johor, MHB Knights of Nature Sustainability Camp 2017 is the best platform for you! The camp is now open for 40 passionate and motivated youths between 18-25 years old, and it is fully sponsored! MHB KON 2017 is a 4 days and 3 night camp with

Amari Johor Bahru Gives Back to the Community

The new guy in town Amari Johor Bahru jumped in the bandwagon by giving back to the community by treating about 40 children and their guardians of Sri Saujana Orphanage Home Association in Stulang Darat as their second corporate social responsibility programme after its grand opening in May. “The children got to break their fast with some nice dishes cooked by the hotel. We depend on donations from the public

IIB President/CEO Flags Off Sunway Iskandar Viper Challenge 4

The Sunway Iskandar Viper Challenge, Asia’s Largest Obstacle Course Running event, once again saw a huge turn-out when it made its second annual appearance in Medini, at the heart of Iskandar Puteri in April 2017. Iskandar Investment Berhad’s (IIB) President / Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Ir. Khairil Anwar Ahmad, a sports aficionado himself, was on hand to flag off the 9,000 Viper enthusiasts made of competitors from Johor, Kuala Lumpur,

The Key to Combat Depression is... 3

“If someone whose characteristics is very introvert, not socialising, and very sensitive in responding to any comments, they are prone to depression.” That was what Dr. Law Teik Yeong, an Occupational Health doctor from Regency Hospital, Bandar Seri Alam highlighted when focusing on mental issues such as depression. Continued as an annual event, Regency Hospital organised its fifth World Health Day celebration in cooperation with UMLand Seri Alam Properties Sdn.

What Customer Service?!

Ever walk into a bank or fast food restaurant only to be greeted by a sour face or expressionless staff? Based on an internal survey, we have found that people from the service industries especially hotels, banks and restaurants topping the list for lack of customer service. In a country where friendliness is being projected, customer service should be top-notch since we boast of multiple cultures. However, this is not

JB’s Early Coffee-Houses and Cafés 3

On our walks to the town library, a building located beside the Johor Bahru Post Office in the 1970s, I was introduced to Hua Mui restaurant by my street-smart schoolmates. If we had extra pocket money, it was always a treat to order a snack or a cold drink here. Since the 1950s this landmark double-storey coffee-shop at Jalan Trus was run by the Chiang family and its clientele then

Amari Johor Bahru is Open for Business 2

Originally from Thailand, Amari has a rich and long standing heritage and it’s evident here in Johor Bahru, celebrating colours and rhythms of modern Asia yet maintaining its Thai heritage with a Malaysian twist. The media was recently invited for a sneek peek at the hotel. We gathered at the lobby at the sixth floor with Wayne Lunt, the General Manager of Amari Johor Bahru and Peter Henley, the CEO