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Buka Puasa with Setanggi Children 5

Children and caregivers of Kasih Setanggi Childcare Centre were treated to a memorable buka puasa dinner at Tanjong Puteri Golf Resort (TPGR) this Ramadan. A total of 33 children were treated to a scrumptious Ramadan Buffet dinner which featured nostalgic favourites such as Roasted Whole Lamb, Beef and Chicken Satay, Barbecued Meat and Seafood, Oodles of Noodles, Soto and many local sweets and desserts. While having dinner, guests were treated

Hospital Project Under Review 1

Johor Works, Infrastructures and Transport Executive Councillor Mazlan Bujang said the Finance Ministry issued letters asking for some projects to be reviewed due to the country’s alarming debt. “The selected projects will be revised soon, especially the ones that are yet to receive the letter of acceptance,” said Mazlan at a press conference. He added that the Pasir Gudang Hospital project would be reviewed in order to implement open tenders

Malls in Johor Bahru Remain Vibrant and Optimistic

AEON Co. (M) Bhd is allocating up to RM400 million in capital expenditure (capex) this year, slightly lower than RM500 million last year, said Executive Director Poh Ying Loo in a press conference. He said the amount is allotted for three ongoing refurbishment works, a mall expansion, as well as the construction of a new mall. “We are refurbishing our Bandar Sunway and Bandar Utama stores in the Klang Valley,

Raya Boon for Kampung Melayu Majidi Folks 5

Additional donations have allowed Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Care United, to supply much needed groceries to 200 families from Kampung Melayu Majidi here in Johor Bahru. This is the first time that food aid have been given out during Ramadan to two different villages in Care United’s 14-year history of giving assistance to Johor Bahru’s poor inhabitants. In addition to the grocery items containing items such as rice, cooking oil, sugar,

Pasir Gudang Highway: Phase 2A to be Completed by September 3

Federal Route 17 or commonly known as Pasir Gudang Highway has been undergoing extensive improvement for some time now and motorists are fed up with the traffic congestion that is created by the roadworks and deplorable condition on some parts of the highway. Unbearable and hazardous road conditions are a common problem along the Pasir Gudang highway and its surrounding areas. Uneven road surfaces and potholes are more than a

80 underprivileged children treated to Ramadan fare at Hotel Granada 5

80 children from two children’s charity organisations, Pertubuhan Sosial dan Kebajikan Sari Saujana and Raudhatul Maryam were treated to a Ramadan spread at Hotel Granada organised by the hotel’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, Care Luxury CARES. The children, aged between 5 to 16 years old arrived in three buses sponsored by Handal Indah Causeway Link. While the organisations received food aid for their daily needs sponsored by Tiong Nam Logistics

SMK Seri Pulai Needy Children Get Ramadan Treat From Pulai Springs Resort 5

The 30 boys and girls of 13 to 17 years of age arrived at the resort with their teachers looking forward to a delicious meal after the rigours of fasting. The children came from poor families and some from single-parent homes. Apart from the buffet dinner, the students also received the traditional ‘green packet’ with RM45.00 as a contribution from the Resort and the Sports Club. The children also received

Tourism Tax to Start from 1st September 1

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) has called for the abolition of the Tourism Tax (TTx), which came into effect on 1st Sept, 2017. The TTX charges a flat rate of RM10 per room night on foreigners staying in hotels or registered private accommodation. Matta President Datuk Tan Kok Liang said tourists are welcome to have an enjoyable holiday experience and spend freely on accommodation, food and

Port of Tanjung Pelepas & Lembaga Pelabuhan Johor Share Raya Cheer with the Less Fortunate 5

Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) and Lembaga Pelabuhan Johor (LPJ) continue to spread the spirit of goodwill and bring joy to the local community by organising its annual PTP – LPJ Tijarah Ramadan Programme with the local community. Laughter and excitement filled the air as a group of 150 underprivileged families, comprising the needy, single parents as well as those from low-income families from Gelang Patah area received food aid

Sharing Happiness and Solidarity

In the spirit of Ramadan, Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel treated 20 elderly from Pusat Jagaan Warga Emas Nur Ehsan together with 20 orphanages from Persatuan Kebajikan Berkat Johor Bahru (Berkat Children’s Home) to a delicious Bazaar Makan-Makan dinner buffet prepared by the Executive Chef in collaboration with TEG Media. (www.tegmedia.my). “Being in the hospitality industry doesn’t restrict us to just being good hosts to our guests. We believe that sharing