AprilDrill: Benjamin Tan Ching Wei – General Manager (Tanjong Puteri Golf Resort) 1

Benjamin Tan has over 27 years of experience in golf resort & country club management and 12 years’ experience in senior management positions. Experienced in managing sizable projects, Benjamin has spearheaded the renovation and construction of 2 golf courses and clubhouse projects. Having managed both member and proprietor club, his knowledge of golfing and hospitality industry is evident with Tanjong Puteri undergoing refurbishments and emerging as a renewed competitor in

Ponderosa Signs Strategic Affiliation with Japan’s Aomori Royal Golf Club 1

Ponderosa Golf & Country Resort and the Aomori Royal Golf Club in Japan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate an inter-regional members’ cross-golfing privilege programme. Representing the Aomori Royal Golf Club in the signing ceremony was its Chairman, Kenji Maeda, and the Club’s Director General, Katsuhiko Fujita, while Ivan Teo, General Manager of Ponderosa Golf & Country Resort represented the Malaysian Club. “The MoU marks a strategic affiliation

Ladies, Should We Put Our Family Planning on Hold? – Part One

To answer this big question, there is no absolute definitive conclusion that one could derive. It’s not uncommon for female candidates to lie when the interviewer bombs us with a question on family planning. Who wouldn’t? Especially if the role has potential career progress! However, there will come a time when we start thinking of the right time to start a family. Some few concerns which we may have are

Lunar New Year Extravaganza and Pre-Registration for Park Homes Residential 6

Tropicana Danga Cove held a Chinese New Year event at its property gallery located near Permas Jaya and gave guests a sneak-peek of what’s coming up in their neighbourhood. The throngs of visitors to the one-day event were treated to a number of fun-filled activities Grand Master Lee Teck Eng of LTE Fengshui Consultant Corporation was also on hand to give a talk on the outlook for 2017 to 2044

A Good Feel at Medini’s Newly Completed Edible Park 4

Iskandar Puteri’s (IP) inaugural Edible Festival took place at the newly-completed Edible Park in Medini, bringing the biggest green market as well as a host of activities including sustainability workshops, cooking demonstrations as well as thought-provoking talks in celebration with IP’s growing green ecosystem. Over 40 different vendors gathered to showcase and sell their regional handmade food, drinks as well as sustainably-grown produce in a unique interactive setting that enabled

Accumulating Wealth 20

Time to Hold More Cash So far, 2018 has been a bumpy year for the stock market. Since the correction started in February 2018, the Dow Jones Index (DJI) rebound back to an optimistic 25000 above. However, it did not last long before it came down to form a second bottom at around 24000. When everyone was about to relax, President Trump announced the 25% and 10% tariffs for steel

The Working Girl’s Guide to Surviving Singapore on a Budget

For most Johorians and Malaysians in general, securing a job opportunity in Singapore spells a massive transformation in career progression and financial stability – especially in terms of the triple earning power when compared to earning in Malaysian Ringgit. Despite that being the case, most Malaysians working in Singapore find a constant struggle between juggling their salary and surviving the renowned expensive lifestyle of Singapore. With that in mind, savings

Iskandar Malaysia Recorded RM237.26 billion Cumulative Committed Investments

Iskandar Malaysia made its first appearance at the 9th World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, last month, highlighting its various internationally recognised initiatives in the field of urban development since its inception more than a decade ago. “The World Urban Forum is an event of global proportion and this year’s theme of ‘Cities 2030 – Cities for All: Implementing the New Urban Agenda’ made it the perfect platform for Iskandar

Making an Effort to Preserving the Environment 2

In a bid to preserve the environment, the Rotary Club of Johor Bahru (RCJB) was involved in “Tanjung Piai Clean-up & Pulau Kukup Sunset Stroll 2018” programme at Tanjung Piai, Pontian, Johor, with a key focus on Environment Awareness, Protection, Preservation and Education. The programme was jointly organised with Tourism Malaysia, Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, Perbadanan Taman Negara Johor and Jebsen & Jessen (SEA) and was launched by

Enhancing the Shipping and Transportation Of Goods Across Borders 3

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed and sealed between Malaysia and Indonesia, to enhance strategic collaboration in the shipping and transportation industry. Johor Port Berhad (JPB), a member of MMC Group, has made it clear to enhance the shipping and transportation of goods across borders by emulating the Kuala Kedah and Langkawi Roll On Roll Off (RORO) activities. JPB and PELINDO I will explore potential cooperation and other opportunities