Forget LRT, Johor wants to beat jams with BRT (The Straits Times, May 19, 2019)

Bus Rapid Transit system has speed, reliability of light rail transit, but costs much less At a busy intersection outside Johor’s largest bus terminal at Larkin, buses, cars and trucks were bumper to bumper. Pedestrians and touts were milling about amid the honking by impatient drivers whose ire was aimed at illegally parked vehicles along […]

Cover Story: Reviewing Iskandar Malaysia (The Edge Malaysia, Sept 12, 2019)

AT Senai International Airport in Johor Baru, one will surely see passengers from China, South Korea and Japan making their way through the customs and immigration. This is not surprising considering that the regional airport with a capacity to handle four million passengers annually is directly connected to major cities such as Bangkok, Jakarta, Seoul […]

Is Iskandar Malaysia development ahead of its time? (The Malaysian Reserve, Oct 2, 2019)

With 6 years to go, there is a high chance for the mega development to realise its target, says expert by FARA AISYAH ISKANDAR Malaysia, the mega development, which has been touted as the “ghost town of the southern region” due to the fast-rising number of vacant properties within the neighbourhood, might have been built […]

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA REVIEWS DEVELOPMENT PLAN, INTENSIFIES FOCUS ON MODERN FARMING AND YOUTH SECTORS

Review of development plan is crucial taking cognizant of the changes in the local and global market and trends ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, 16 December 2019 – Stepping up its game to meet the challenges and demands of the local and global market and trends, Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) is currently reviewing the Comprehensive Development Plan […]