Earth Day and New Bridge at Seri Austin - Setia 7

The mayor of Johor Bahru and officials of its council graced an event at Seri Austin recently in conjunction with Earth Day. UMLand Seri Austin CEO, and Acting Group Director for UMland Townships KK Wong was also present to accompany the mayor and other VIPs for a bike ride around the township. The mini pedal event brought everyone along the new Seri Austin – Setia Bridge route that will ink

Local Council Raised Funds for Charity 1

Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB) raised RM 1,052,500 from 78 sponsors during their 24th Anniversary celebration charity dinner. The funds will be channeled to the Raja Zarith Sofiah Foundation (YRZS), Yayasan Bandaraya Johor Bahru (YBJB) and Rumah Seri Kenangan Johor Bahru. YRZS would receive RM500,000, while YBJB and Rumah Seri Kenangan will each receive RM300,000 and RM100,000 respectively. The remaining RM100,000 would be channeled to selected organisations in stages. “The

New Bridge to Be Built Connecting Permas to Taman Molek

A new bridge worth RM41 million will be built to connect Permas to Taman Molek in an effort to reduce traffic congestion on the existing bridge reported MalayMail online. Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said the state government through the Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB) is now in the final stages of negotiating the construction of the bridge as well as upgrading the existing roads. “MBJB has

Segget Recap 3

The Sungai Segget rejuvenation project is one of the significant initiatives under the Johor Bahru Transformation (JBT) Programme that aspires to position Johor Bahru city centre as a vibrant heritage and cultural city, however some conflicting reports and opinions seem to be casting an eye of doubt over the project. Basically, the Sungai Segget rejuvenation project involves the construction of an integrated water treatment plant, a flood mitigation system and

Segget Updates: Community Based Design Landscape

The Sungai Segget Rejuvenation project under the Johor Bahru Transformation (JBT) Programme is entering its third phase which involves landscaping and beautification of the area. The JBT Programme aimed to revitalise Johor Bahru, by providing thriving economic activities, city living and amenities that are aligned with the vision of Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru (MBJB) and Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA). Since 2010, the JBT programme has conducted a series of

MBJB allocates RM12 million for the maintenance of trees

Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB) will continue to intensify measures to remove illegally installed fibre optic cables in the city. Mayor of Johor Bahru, A. Rahim Nin said stern action was taken following the revelation that the fibre optic cable installation were done without permits and it came with negative drawbacks including flash floods. The contractors involved also caused damages to the road surface and drainage infrastructure, while the fibre

Tallest Southeast Asia Residential Towers Ready in 2018 3

SGX listed Astaka Holdings Limited’s ‘The Astaka’ residential towers; also claimed as the tallest building in Southeast Asia region received its topping off ceremony recently to mark its completion by 2018 at 1 Bukit Senyum. The auspicious event was officiated and witnessed by Johor Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin together with Astaka Chief Executive Officer, Dato’ Zamani Kasim and Founder, Datuk Daing A. Malek A. Rahaman standing atop

MBJB to Receive a New Home

Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB) and its 800 employees will be receiving a new 15-storey Grade-A office tower soon at One Bukit Senyum by Astaka Holdings. Johor Bahru Mayor Tuan Haji A. Rahim Nin said, “The new headquarters of the Johor Bahru City Council will enable us to better serve the people of Johor.” The tower will boast several key features such as an array of open air garden courtyard

Mah Sing Unveils More Projects in Johor

In line with Mah Sing Group Berhad’s brand transformation, the Group officially launched its Southern corporate office together with the unveiling of their new products; Dandelion and Fern 2-storey link homes and new tower of [email protected] Bayvue. Witnessed by the Secretary of Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB), Tuan Sidek Paiman and Chief Executive Officer of Mah Sing Group, Datuk Ho Hon Sang, the Group’s corporate office is housed at Austin

Vast Public Infrastructure Developments at IIBD 3

Johor Corporation (JCorp) announced its current commencement of key infrastructure developments for Ibrahim International Business District (IIBD) that comprises of a flyover, Link Bridge and PERSADA Annexe which are set to improve accessibility for both vehicular and foot traffic while providing conducive retail space to achieve IIBD’s agenda of becoming the central business district. The auspicious event was witnessed and officiated by Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Dr.