Fortune Global 500 Companies Look to Emerging Economies for Growth

The most recent of these moves took place in May 2017, when Malaysia’s Al Bukhary International University and Turkey’s Ibn Haldun University signed an agreement to work on a collaborative education programme. Set to begin in September 2017, the arrangement will see greater academic cooperation between the two countries, with the goal of fostering cultural as well as educational links. This followed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) undertaken between Malaysia

First Cohort of UoRM Graduated 1

Mortarboards flew in the air as the first cohort of 20 students from University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) graduated at its campus in EduCity, Iskandar Puteri. The inaugural graduation ceremony saw the cohorts who began their undergraduate programme in Finance and Business Management at Henley Business School Malaysia and 9 Malaysian students completing postgraduate degrees at the University of Reading in United Kingdom. Ooi Dai Jing was presented with EduCity

Plight of the Minority: ‘Jagat’ 1

Follow Appoi’s coming of age journey as he learns lessons of life in the critically acclaimed, award-winning Malaysian made Tamil socio-drama film, ‘Jagat’. Loosely translated; ‘Jagat’ in Tamil street slang means bad, and director Shanjhey Kumar Perumal captured the essence of real world atrocity including gangsterism, drugs, and oppressions clearly throughout the film. Set in the early 1990’s, the story revolves around the plight of Malaysian Indians, as portrayed by

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

Great Accessibility at Melia Residences Phase Three

Relish lakeside living at its best at Melia Residences, Iskandar Puteri. Located in the heart of Gerbang Nusajaya, the gateway to Iskandar Malaysia, it boasts a serene environment, great accessibility with gated and guarded security. Following the encouraging response for phase one and two, UEM Sunrise, the master developer of Iskandar Puteri recently launched the third phase of Melia Residences at Mall of Medini. Featuring low density living at eight

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

#PRAY4HSA Raised RM15000

500 participants partook in the recent #PRAY4HSA charity carnival in Educity sports complex. Organised by Educity and supported by Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru, the carnival was able to raise funds to buy and replace equipment that were destroyed in the recent tragic fire. The event managed to raise RM15000 for the cause. The main event for the carnival was the 5k fun run around Educity. Running enthusiasts along with

November Drill: Shirley Tan Sie Ling – Director (Universal Business Academy Sdn Bhd)

With over 20 years of experience in the education sector, Shirley has gone from an educator to being a successful entrepreneur. She established the British Academics in April 2015 which has since been renamed to Universal Business Academy (UBA) to better reflect the goal of increasing the market share locally and regionally. To date, UBA has more than 2,000 students from all over the world who have matriculated in their

The Chinese Factor - 5 Ways Investments from China will Impact the Property Landscape in Iskandar Malaysia – Part One

Iskandar Malaysia continues to see record investments with RM202.45 billion in total cumulative investments from 2006 to March 2016, according to statistics from Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA). Among the promoted sectors, the manufacturing sector recorded the highest cumulative committed investments at RM54.26 billion. This includes investment from the sectors of electrical & electronics, petrochemical & oleo-chemical and food & agro-processing. This is followed by investments in the logistics, tourism,