2019 REPORT HIGHLIGHTS 6 KEY CRITERIA INDICATING EFFICIENT BUILDING ENVIRONMENT

Nong Chik Institute and Johor Port Authority (LPJ) Office Latest to be Documented as Green Buildings in Iskandar Malaysia ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, 9 OCTOBER: The ‘Built Environment Efficiency Assessment 2019’ report or ‘CASBEE Iskandar’ highlights 6 key criteria that will indicate the environmental performance of a building. “A building that has excellent green features and structures will not only have a positive impact on the environment but will also be advantageous for the owner in terms of economic and social benefits. This is why international [...]

BUDGET 2020 EQUAL EMPHASIS ON PHYSICAL AND RAKYAT DEVELOPMENT WILL COMPLEMENT AND STRENGTHEN PROGRESS OF THE NATION

Smart Economic Corridor Like Iskandar Malaysia to Greatly Benefit from Malaysians with Better Education and Skills Plus Progressing Physical Developments ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, 11 OCTOBER 2019 – While the 2020 Budget promisingly covers many different development and growth aspects in Malaysia, an equal emphasis on Rakyat development and transformation will ensure that the country, and a smart economic region like Iskandar Malaysia, to greatly benefit from Malaysians with better education, knowledge and skills. “The economic situation and technology trends around the world [...]

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA EXCITED OVER LAUNCH OF MALAYSIA SMART CITY FRAMEWORK, ANOTHER BIG STEP TOWARDS REALIZING THE SMART NATION VISION

The national-level framework will reinforce Iskandar Malaysia’s established smart city framework Kuala Lumpur, September 23, 2019 – Iskandar Malaysia is excited over the launch of Malaysia Smart City Framework this morning by YAB Prime Minister of Malaysia at the Cities 4.0 Conference as it believes that the creation of this national-level framework is another big step towards realizing the smart nation agenda. “7 years ago, Iskandar Malaysia took the first, bold step towards becoming a smart city and launched its own [...]

YOUTH HUB IN HUTAN BANDAR MBJB WANTS ENTREPRENEURS AND STRATEGIC PARTNERS TO BE PART OF THE EXCITEMENT AT THE ONE-STOP-CENTRE FOR YOUTH: 23 mini-stores plus various facilities and opportunities available for entrepreneurs and strategic partners to operate and tap upon

Iskandar Malaysia, September 12, 2019 – The 15 acres youth hub, located in Hutan Bandar MBJB, is expected to officially open in Q1 of 2020 and is currently seeking entrepreneurs and strategic partners to be part of the excitement by operating or tapping upon its 23 mini-stores and various facilities and opportunities. “The youth hub is billed as an affordable, one-stop-centre for youth. This is the platform where youth can enjoy and develop themselves in areas such as sports, entrepreneurship, [...]

CALLING ALL ARTS & CULTURE ENTHUSIASTS! REALIZE YOUR DREAMS THROUGH THE ‘ISKANDAR MALAYSIA BEYOND BOUNDARIES PROGRAMME’ (IMB2P) MOBILITY GRANT: Keen applicants are invited to attend the Batch 2 briefing session on 24 August 2019

Iskandar Malaysia, August 14, 2019 – Iskandar Malaysia is calling for all arts and culture enthusiasts to apply for the ‘Iskandar Malaysia Beyond Borders’ (IMB2P) mobility grant, an initiative that funds arts, culture and heritage projects of Iskandar Malaysia with collaborative international partners abroad or are already in Malaysia. “IMB2P aims to recognise and appreciate the artistic and cultural diversity as well as to support and encourage collaboration and sharing for better use of resources and sustainability. This is very [...]

IRDA AND BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION COLLABORATION SEEKS TO STRENGTHEN URBAN AND TRANSPORTATION PLANNING IN ISKANDAR MALAYSIA

Iskandar Malaysia, July 29, 2019 – Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) and the British High Commission are working together to strengthen urban and transportation planning in Iskandar Malaysia under the UK’s ‘Prosperity Fund Global Future Cities Programme 2019 – 2022’. Witnessed by YAB Dato’ Dr Sahruddin Jamal, Menteri Besar of Johor, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between YBhg Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, on behalf of (IRDA) and HE Charles Hay, the British High Commissioner to Malaysia. Under the programme, approximately [...]

GREEN ENERGY SEMINAR ENCOURAGES LOCAL INDUSTRY PLAYERS TO ADOPT GREEN INITIATIVES AND SOLUTIONS

Iskandar Malaysia, August 1, 2019 – Industry players in Iskandar Malaysia, specifically in Pasir Gudang, were given an in-depth explanation on various low carbon initiatives and solutions to encourage them to start adopting these into their daily business operations, as part of a collaborative effort towards having a greener future in the region. The ‘Green Energy’ seminar, a cooperation between Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), Majlis Perbandaran Pasir Gudang (MPPG), Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) of Malaysia and Malaysia Green [...]

Regional Award Gets UN Malaysia Recognition: Exchange of Document between Iskandar Malaysia Social Hero Awards (IMSHA) and United Nations in Malaysia as a Good Practice Award Provider under the TOGETHERforSDGs Hub

Iskandar Malaysia, June 25, 2019 – The United Nations in Malaysia (UN) and the Iskandar Malaysia Social Hero Awards (IMSHA) pledged to work together towards benchmarking IMSHA against global standards and at the same time promote Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the TOGETHERforSDGs Hub, at a document exchange ceremony this morning. Witnessed by YAB Dato’ Dr Sahruddin Jamal, Menteri Besar of Johor, and YBhg Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), the document exchange [...]

FOUR ORGANIZATIONS RECOGNIZED AT 3RD GAIA 2018/2019 AWARD CEREMONY FOR EFFORT IN SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, MAY 2: Four organizations were recognized at the 3rd Green Accord Initiative Award (GAIA) 2018/2019 today for their effort in sustainable built environment. YB Tuan Tan Chen Choon, Chairman of State Local Government, Urban Wellbeing and Environment Committee presented the highest award to Kerry Ingredient (M) Sdn Bhd, followed by three ‘Special Mention awards to Merlin Entertainments Studios (M) Sdn Bhd (Industry category), Seri Austin Sales Gallery and Office (Building category) and ‘The Seed’ residential development in Tanah [...]

KARNIVAL MINI MEDAN SELERA ISKANDAR MALAYSIA KETENGAHKAN PERNIAGAAN USAHAWAN KECIL DAN MAKANAN TEMPATAN

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, 29 APRIL 2018, ISNIN: Karnival Mini yang dianjurkan di Medan Selera Iskandar Malaysia baru-baru ini adalah bertujuan untuk mempromosikan perniagaan usahawan kecil dan juga makanan tempatan, dan seterusnya menjadikan medan selera ini sebagai tempat tumpuan masyarakat tempatan untuk berkumpul. “Medan Selera Iskandar Malaysia atau MSIM adalah sebuah projek di bawah program ‘Kawan Iskandar Malaysia’ (KIM) yang bertujuan untuk memberi peluang kepada usahawan kecil tempatan menjalankan perniagaan mereka di satu lokasi yang lebih terurus dan selesa untuk mereka dan [...]