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First Waqaf Shares in the World Introduced

Larkin Sentral Property Berhad introduced its latest product – the Prospectus for ‘Waqaf Saham Larkin Sentral’ which is claimed to be the first in the world public offering of 850 million waqaf shares. Launched by the representative to the Sultan of Johor, Tunku Idris Iskandar Al-Haj ibni Sultan Ibrahim with Johor Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin and Chief Executive Officer of Johor Corporation, Dato’ Kamaruzzaman Abu Kassim, the

Sultanah Fatimah Foundation Receive Aid 1

In conjunction with the recent inaugural Johor Youth Economic Forum, Yayasan Sultanah Fatimah received a fund aid of RM2 million from the State Government through 2017 Johor Budget plan. Witnessed and officiated by Johor Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin with Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Seri Dr. Wee Ka Siong and State Tourism, Domestic Trade and Consumerism Committee Chairman, Datuk Tee Siew Kiong, the forum gathered

Charity Boutique for the Less Fortunate 1

In the spirit of Hari Raya, Johor Empowerment of Intellectual Women Association (JEiWA) with Uda Angsana Sdn Bhd teamed up and opened a charity boutique located at Level 3 in Angsana Mall Johor Bahru to bring smiles to the less fortunate, refugees, and victims of domestic abuse. Almost 1750 beneficiaries received coupons which entitled them to shop for 10 items in the boutique for Hari Raya which were mostly donated

Students Raise Funds to Aid Nursing Home

The inaugural student-led Iftar celebration at the University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) recently, managed to raise more than RM3,000 in contributions. Held at the UoRM campus in EduCity, the event was attended by around 250 guests including staffs and students from MDIS, Raffles University and Netherlands Maritime Institute of Technology (NMIT). All the proceeds from the sale of tickets to the event and donations went to the Pusat Jagaan Impian

Fake Rice or Fake News?

After the issue of alleged fake rice found in Kulai became viral, the public can be rest assured as the Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) has clarified that no foreign ingredients or plastics were found in the Thai fragrant rice packs as claimed. “After the issue went viral, the Enforcement team did an investigation in Tesco Kulai and took 3 samples of 5kg and 10kg Thai fragrant rice

200 Johor Children Benefit from Malaysian AEON Foundation 2

Malaysian AEON Foundation (MAF) treated 200 less fortunate children from around Johor Bahru and single parents for a shopping spree through its Sinar Kasih Ramadan charity programme recently at AEON Tebrau City. The programme saw 178 children from SK Kangkar Tebrau, SK Taman Johor Jaya 3, SMK Permas Jaya 3, Raudhatul Maryam, SK Senai Utama and SK Kangkar Pulai 2 having their best time of the year by shopping for

Protecting Our Sensitive Sea Areas

The proposed motion to declare the waters of Pulau Kukup-Tanjung Piai, Pontian, Johor as a ‘Particularly Sensitive Sea Area’ (PSSA) saw a lot of support from the international community. Johor Health, Environment, Education and Information Committee Chairman Datuk Ayub Rahmat said the proposal was presented at the Maritime Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71) conference in London, UK recently. “More than 60 kilometres of water between Kukup Island and Tanjung Piai

Food Aid For 100 Needy Families from Kg Skudai Kiri 1

When in time of need, Care United Johor Bahru (Care United) always steps in and does its part, and this time they distributed Food Aid Packages to 100 low-income families from Kg. Skudai Kiri, their adopted village. Each Food Aid Package consisted of food essentials and every year, RM10000 was set aside to assist 100 families in this kampung. But, this year, Care United’s supporters have generously donated an extra

Maslee & The Iskandarian Join Hands to Bring Smiles for Raya

Dubbed as a ‘Share 2 Care’ innitiative, Maslee Express joined hands with The Iskandarian to bring festive joy to their shoppers in conjunction with the Ramadan month, and made the day for approximately 16 families in their Tampoi SEDC/ Taman Kemas outlet. To lift the burden of others and spreading the vibe of kindness in one’s self, the inaugural project saw Maslee Express & The Iskandarian paying the grocery bills