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As we move along with time, there are more young entrepreneurs booming and venturing into online platform to expand their businesses, and until March this year, Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) has recorded about 47,198 registered online traders/sellers and set to receive more numbers in future. The numbers were revealed during the Online Networking Entrepreneurs Carnival (ONE) which was hosted by SSM in partnership with the Malaysian Joint Association of

McDonald’s Is Game On for Kuala Lumpur 2017 3

Spirits were running high when the Kuala Lumpur 2017 Torch Run touched down at McDonald’s Kulai, Johor Drive Thru – the first pit stop for the restaurant, recently. The restaurant stopover was one of the three hosted at McDonald’s which is also the official restaurant for KL 2017. “As a family restaurant and a familiar meeting point for Malaysians of all ages, it is our privilege to host the Torch

Hybrid Fashion is So Decades Ago!

Fashion revolves around time or recycled from the past to create a new extravagant trend of clothing pieces. But do you know that our ancestors were far less conservative and more unconventional in their fashion choices? Soroptomist International Iskandar Puteri recently hosted the second talk series on Asia’s cultural heritage entitled ‘Dressing Badly in the Ports: Experimental Hybrid Fashion’ presented by Singaporean Peranakan scholar and art historian, Peter Lee. “Nowadays

Giving Life a Second Chance

The life expectancy of Malaysian men is about up 72 years of age. For some, having an income to sustain is essential or it’s simply used to curb boredom or loneliness. A resident at an old folks’ home demonstrates that even at the age of 63, he is employable.  Ponderosa Golf & Country Resort recently put Zainordin Hamza under its payroll as a Security Officer. “It is a win-win solution

Iskandar Malaysia Reached the Second Tipping Point of its Development

The Iskandar Malaysia 10th anniversary in November last year marked the second tipping point of the economic development region. Iskandar Malaysia has surpassed its targets for the second phase of its development and in 2016 also entered its third development phase focusing on sustainability and innovation. The third wave of investments are expected to enhance the whole eco-system in Iskandar Malaysia as the spill-over effects will have higher impact to

Donate a Life

Donating blood can be the single most selfless thing you could do for mankind. Your blood, whatever types it is; may make the difference between life and death. Realising its importance, Mah Sing Group recently hosted a blood donation campaign at their southern projects at Austin V Square and at The Meridin @ Medini. The blood donation drive was mainly held to enhance the quality of life of the community,

Pasir Gudang Highway: The Waiting Game is Back

The famous route; Federal Route 17 or the Pasir Gudang highway had made headlines previously for receiving a makeover of lane expansion from four-lanes to six-lane carriageway that was initiated since July 2012. Despite the completion delay for Phase 1 that covered a stretch between Kangkar Tebrau and Plentong interchange, we are yet to see better improvement soon as Phase 2A that spreads along 7.7km route from Plentong to Bandar

RM143,000 Worth of Prizes at Iskandar Puteri Night Marathon

The inaugural Iskandar Puteri Night Marathon 2017 (IPNM 2017) attracted more than 7500 local and international participants to the state administration capital. The event was held to promote Iskandar Puteri and Johor internationally. Divided into four categories; 42km, 21km, 10km and 5km for both men and women, the race offered cash prizes and trophies worth RM53,000 to top ten finishers for each classes. Participants also stood a chance to win

Get Ready for the Third Johor Tourism Award

The third Johor Tourism Award is back and will be taking place by year end with more award categories opened than the previous! “The awards’ ceremony is aimed to acknowledge the contribution and roles of the agencies and individuals that have contributed and helped the Johor State Government in promoting tourism domestically and internationally,” said State Tourism, Domestic Trade and Consumerism Committee Chairman, Datuk Tee Siew Kiong to the media

Treatment Plant to Improve Segget Water Quality

The Sungai Segget rejuvenation project, under the Johor Bahru transformation plan is a collaboration between Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) and Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB). It is currently entering its third phase and the newly completed Combined Sewerage Treatment Plant (CSTP) is expected to further improve the water quality of the river. The CSTP is the first high-rise vertical sewerage treatment plant in Malaysia. The 11-storey high building has