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Iskandar Malaysia To Look At Millennial-Driven Economy

Commemorating the 10th year celebration of Iskandar Malaysia was the successful second edition of the Invest Iskandar Malaysia Symposium 2017 which drew over 600 delegates from the public and private sectors as well as international delegates congregating in serious dialogues and knowledge sharing sessions. The symposium featured a line-up of prominent speakers who shared the latest updates of Iskandar Malaysia, latest government policies and strategies while learning from foreign and

A Decade of Training Doctors

The Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences (JCSMHS) celebrated their tenth-year anniversary since its establishment in Johor and Selangor in 2007. JCSMHS, a research-intensive medical school involved in major research in the areas of public health, brain research, dengue virus infection, diabetes, obesity as well as cancer has throughout the years, gained accreditation from the Malaysian Medical Council, as well as becoming the first medical school outside of

Ikea Tebrau Opens its Doors on 16th November

Do you smell the nice aroma of Swedish meatballs and furniture? The long wait is finally over as IKEA Tebrau will be opening its doors to the public on 16th November 2017, benchmarked as the biggest IKEA store in Southeast Asia. The announcement was made during IKEA Tebrau Roof Capping with the media by IKEA Southeast Asia Retail Director, Mike King and IKEA Tebrau Store Manager, Annie Chandler. This third

Rent-to-Own (RTO) Houses for Johorians 2

Johorians have the option to own residential and commercial properties under the newly launched ‘Jauhar Prihatin’ Rent-to-Own (RTO) scheme where they can buy the property after five years of renting. The programme aims to resolve problems faced by prospective house buyers who qualify for the Johor Affordable Homes (RMMJ) initiative, yet have problems securing loans. “The Jauhar Prihatin programme provides an alternative for this category of people seeking to buy

Coca-Cola KU Empowers Women

Minister of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK), Dato’ Seri Hamzah Zainudin recently officiated the ‘Coca-Cola KU Programme via KPDNKK,’ a partnership between KPDNKK and Coca-Cola Malaysia in providing entrepreneurial training at Dewan Sultan Iskandar, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Skudai. About 2,000 Coca-Cola KU students from UTM and female entrepreneurs from Johor were given the opportunity to discuss various aspects of entrepreneurship at a special town hall session with the

IKEA Tebrau is Ready to Welcome Customers Next Week!

IKEA Tebrau, the first store in Southern Malaysia and biggest store in Southeast Asia will open its doors to customers next Thursday (16th November 2017) at 10am. Located at Jalan Desa Tebrau, this store is equipped with indoor and outdoor carparks comprising of 1,771 parking bays in total. IKEA Tebrau is only a 20-minute drive from central Johor Bahru and is easily accessible via Pasir Gudang Highway and Senai-Desaru Expressway.

Lending a Hand for the Festival of Lights 2

In conjunction with Deepavali, Amari Johor Bahru and Maslee Express Sdn Bhd did their bit to help the poor and needy by contributing groceries and food items to nine less fortunate Indian students and their families from Sekolah Kebangsaan Senai Utama. Led by the hotel’s Director of PR and Communications, M.S. Bobby and the CSR Committee, the hotel donated items like rice, sugar, flour and cooking oil. Maslee Express Sdn

Johor Biodegradable and Biocompostable Roadmap launched

Johor Biotechnology and Biodiversity Corporation (J-Biotech) introduced their Johor Biodegradable and Biocompostable Roadmap (BBJ) which highlighted alternative materials to replace polystyrene and plastic as well as reduce environmental pollution problems and river pollution in Johor. Present at the roadmap launch during Johor Berkemajuan Expo 2017, Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin announced that the programme that will run until 2020 encompasses five main thrusts namely maintaining and conservation

Corporate Adoption for Johor Religious Schools 2

Kumpulan Prasarana Rakyat Johor Sdn. Bhd. (KPRJ) launched the Sekolah Agama Angkat programme, under KPRJ-HOPE, a rebranded CSR wing of the corporation. Ten Johor State Religious Schools (SAKJ) from each district in the state were chosen to be the adopted schools under the pilot programme. Aiming to create a cheerful and conducive learning atmosphere in religious schools, KPRJ-HOPE will also provide support in enhancing the intellectual aspects of the students

Johor to Receive First Cardiac Centre

Institut Jantung Negara Holdings (IJN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Permodalan Nasional Bhd  (PNB) to open a new and first cardiac centre hospital outside Kuala Lumpur. The hospital outside the capital will reach out to a larger customer base down south and be developed on a land currently owned by Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) in Taman Perling, Johor Bahru. IJN’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Seri Mohd Azhari Yakub