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RCJB Extends its Aid Outside of Malaysia 6

As part of its International Community Service Project, Rotary Club of Johor Bahru (RCJB) had visited the Sobbhana Women’s Foundation in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and met HRH Princess Norodom Marie of Cambodia who is the President of the Foundation. RCJB’s President Datuk Teo Shiok Fu JP presented RCJB’s annual sponsorship to HRH Princess Marie and met with the 25 children from underprivileged families which RCJB sponsored under the Sobbhana’s Women’s

Joint Malaysia-Singapore Chemical Spill Exercise to Test State of Preparedness at Second Link 3

A car carrying a prominent businessman and his entourage travelling from Johor to Singapore via the Second Link lost control and rammed into a truck carrying 20 drums of Hydrochloric Acid (HCL) that was also heading to Singapore after departing checkpoint at the Sultan Abu Bakar Complex. The morning collision caused six drums of HCL to fall onto the road at the Malaysia-Singapore border crossing with five of the drums

Olympia College Livens Up Berkat Children’s Home 2

As many as 13 students from Olympia College’s Executive Diploma in Business Management Programme conducted a corporate social responsibility project as part of their coursework. These students, with the help of their lecturer T. Prabageran decided to pitch in and help the Berkat Children’s Home along Jalan Dapat, as an effort to provide a sustainable change to the facility as well as to provide the children with a more conducive

Iskandar Space Opens its Doors for New Age Entrepreneurs 5

Iskandar Puteri will never be the same with the recent opening of Iskandar Space, a new co-working initiative aimed to be a catalyst of development for local startups and SMEs within Iskandar Malaysia. Launched by Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB), this is a new initiative encouraging a multidisciplinary co-working community within this region. Combining the best elements of a co-working space and community building, Iskandar Space provides solutions for local entrepreneurs

Sultan Ismail Hospital Organise Run for the Differently Abled 2

In conjunction with the International Day of Disabled Persons 2017, Sultan Ismail Hospital (HSI) and several other staff from Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA) got together with many other like-minded parties and threw a fun filled day for the patients of HSI’s rehabilitation and physiotherapy ward. As many as 600 participants took part in the activities including the 10-storey vertical run, a 1.5km disabled run, as well as the 3km ‘Run

KPRJ to Build Multi Purpose Hall in Permas 3

In a ground breaking ceremony held at Jalan Permas ½, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, Menteri Besar Johor Datuk Seri Khaled Nordin announced that a multi-purpose hall or Dewan Muafakat, will be erected at the 1.1 acre site. The fully air-conditioned Dewan Muafakat Permas Jaya will encompass four badminton courts with 100 spectator seats, a kindergarten, a prayer hall, OKU friendly toilets, a meeting room, food courts as well as sales

Pulai Springs Resort Gives Back to the Community 2

With the joyous season of giving and sharing, Pulai Springs Resort hosted 18 underprivileged children and teenagers from the Berkat Children’s Home (Persatuan Kebajikan Berkat Johor Bahru) to a Christmas Charity Hi-Tea as well as a fun swimming session as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility programme. Sunny Soo, the resort’s General Manager welcomed the children from the home together with the Management of Pulai Springs Resort as well as

Carousell Announces Partnership with Indienomics and StartUp Johor 2

The fast growing mobile marketplace Carousell, announced its partnership with Johor-Based young entrepreneur associations namely Indienomics and StartUp Johor to kickstart a new community engagement programme that’s set to help Johorians sell their stuff better online. “Carousell is proud to partner with Indienomics and StartUp Johor to support Johorians by providing them with workshops and activities to grow their online presence,” said Lucas Ngoo, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of

A Christmas Joy for the Chronically-ill and Special Needs Children at Palm Resort 4

A Christmas party was held at Le Grandeur Palm Resort here in Senai for 100 chronically-ill children under the care of the Paediatric Ward of the Sultan Ismail Hospital, and 20 special needs children from Hope Garden Johor Bahru. Palm Resort, an integrated golf, leisure and business destination and the Johor Bahru branch of the Malaysian Red Crescent Society jointly organised the event. In addressing the guests, Jef Kong, the

Christmas Goodies for Special People 4

Columbia Asia Hospital – Iskandar Puteri had recently visited the Handicapped and Mentally Disabled Children’s Association of Johor at Saleng, Senai in a convoy of cars filled with many “Christmas goodies” in conjunction with the festive season. The goodies consisted of essential items contributed by the doctors and staff of the hospital in support of this good cause. The event was initiated by the Sport & Recreation Club and marketing