Transport Minister: RM4bil Rapid Transit System project in Johor to continue (The Star, June 1, 2018)

Transport Minister Anthony Loke says a number of mega projects as well as high-impact projects related to the transport industry will be continued, despite the country facing economic uncertainty. This, he said, includes the Rapid Transit System (RTS) involving the Bukit Cagar, Johor to Woodlands, Singapore route, at a cost of RM4 billion, as it […]

Pulau hutan bakau jadi tarikan pengunjung (Utusan Malaysia, May 18, 2018)

Menurut legenda, Taman Negara Johor Pulau Kukup (TNJPK) di sini asalnya merupakan sebuah pulau yang cantik dan menjadi tempat tinggal lima puteri bunian de­ngan menjadikan pulau itu sebagai tempat bermain dan bergurau senda. Bagaimanapun seorang puteri dikatakan jatuh hati dengan seorang pedagang yang singgah di pulau tersebut namun dibantah empat lagi puteri, tetapi puteri berkenaan […]

Johor to strengthen role as leading investment destination (The Star, May 30, 2018)

Johor wants to attract more investors for the high-technology and halal industries to strengthen and develop its position as the leading investment destination in Malaysia. International Trade, Investment and Utilities Committee chairman Jimmy Puah Wee Tse said Johor has the right eco-system to emerge as the new economic powerhouse in the region. “We want to […]

IRDA introduces development plan for Kulai, Sedenak; seeks public feedback (NST, May 31, 2018)

The Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) has introduced a development plan for the Kulai and Sedenak areas, both which are part of the Sedenak Digital Valley development. Known as the Kulai Sedenak Special Area Plan 2025, the plan would outline development projects in the area until the year 2025. IRDA’s head of planning and compliance […]

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA RECORDED RM9.33 BILLION COMMITED INVESTMENTS FOR QUARTER 1 2018 Optimistic to achieve 2025 investment target

Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) today announced that Iskandar Malaysia had recorded committed investments of RM9.33 billion in the Quarter 1 of 2018, bringing the total cumulative committed investments to RM262.43 billion from 2006 until 31 March 2018. Of this total, 59% or RM153.54 billion represent investments that have been realized. To date, local investors […]