ISKANDAR MALAYSIA HOSTS GLOBAL COVENANT OF MAYORS (GCOM) FOR CLIMATE AND ENERGY: Over 100 global participants trained to combat climate change

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, THURSDAY, 21 MARCH 2019: Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) in collaboration with the European Union (EU) and the Secretariat of Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) are hosting the inaugural GCoM event here in Iskandar Malaysia, a global leader in climate action today. The 3-day-event is a follow-up of the outreach event that took place at the World Urban Forum (WUF) in Kuala Lumpur in February 2018 and the first of four trainings to [...]

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA GROWTH IS ON TRACK TO HELP MALAYSIA RECLAIM THE ‘ASIAN TIGER’ TITLE: Holistic development approach ensures multiple benefits spillover to the economy and Rakyat

PUTRAJAYA, FRIDAY , 22 FEBRUARY 2019: Iskandar Malaysia is confident that the region’s inflow of investments from domestic and foreign investors will continue to grow from this year onward and this will enhance the whole eco-system in Iskandar Malaysia as the spill-over effects will have a higher impact on the region's economy and the Rakyat. “The progress Iskandar Malaysia has steadily charted since 2006 has been truly spectacular and will be key in helping Malaysia to reclaim its leadership as [...]

MEDAN SELERA ISKANDAR MALAYSIA LAMBANG KOMITMEN KERAJAAN UNTUK RAKYAT

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, AHAD, 6 JANUARI 2019: Medan Selera Iskandar Malaysia yang terletak di Gelang Patah, Iskandar Puteri telah dirasmikan pada hari ini oleh YAB Dato’ Osman Sapian, Menteri Besar Johor. Medan selera yang telah mula beroperasi pada bulan Julai 2018 yang lalu menyediakan tempat berniaga yang selesa, bersih dan tersusun kepada peniaga kecil yang berada di sekitar Gelang Patah. Dato’ Osman Sapian dalam ucapannya menyatakan bahawa antara matlamat pembangunan Iskandar Malaysia adalah untuk memastikan agar pengagihan kekayaan di bumi bertuah ini dapat [...]

Potensi Iskandar Malaysia dan saingan Singapura (Berita Harian, 17 Disember 2018)

SEBAGAI sebuah wilayah ekonomi yang menghadap Singapura, negara pulau yang maju dan moden serta terkehadapan dalam pembangunan sosial, ekonomi dan sahsiah, Iskandar Malaysia berdepan cabaran cukup unik. Cabaran itu sebenarnya peluang cukup besar untuk Iskandar Malaysia bergerak tangkas menjadi pemain utama dunia, sekali gus hasrat status metropolis bertaraf antarabangsa yang kukuh dan mapan dicapai dengan jaya. Bergerak atas landasan rancangan pembangunan komprehensif, peranan dan fungsi Pihak Berkuasa Wilayah Pembangunan Iskandar (IRDA) sebagai principle coordinator bersifat universal dan sewajarnya melangkaui kekuatan dan [...]

IRDA FIRMS UP PARTNERSHIP WITH BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION TO STRENGTHEN URBAN AND TRANSPORTATION AGENDA IN ISKANDAR MALAYSIA

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, MONDAY, 17 DECEMBER 2018: Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) has recently firmed up its partnership with the British High Commission to strengthen urban and transportation planning in Iskandar Malaysia at the third validation workshop on Global Future Cities Programme at IRDA’s headquarters in Danga Bay, Johor Bahru. The letter of intent for this strategic partnership was signed between IRDA, represented by Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive, and the British High Commission Kuala Lumpur, represented by Mr Kabul Azbaha, [...]

GREEN AWARENESS THROUGH THE ISKANDAR MALAYSIA ECOLIFE CHALLENGE (IMELC) 2018 REACHED 400 SCHOOLS AND 40,000 STUDENTS

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, WEDNESDAY, 11 NOVEMBER 2018: The Iskandar Malaysia Ecolife Challenge (IMELC) 2018 has attracted a record participation of 403 schools and 40,000 students from around Johor in its bid to educate and encourage the community to lead a low carbon lifestyle by saving water and electricity as well as managing waste wisely. “Environmental conservation is one of the 3 aspects of focus under Iskandar Malaysia’s Circle of Sustainability development guideline, with the other two being social development and economy [...]

2018 Q3 RESULT SHOWS ISKANDAR MALAYSIA IS ON TRACK TO ACHIEVE RM383 BILLION TARGET BY 2025

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, THURSDAY, 25 OCTOBER 2018: As Iskandar Malaysia sails through its third development phase from 2016 – 2025 focusing on Sustainability & Innovation, the region’s inflow of investments from domestic and foreign investors continues to grow. “Iskandar Malaysia recorded a total of RM19.8 billion in investment from January 2018 until 30 September 2018, leading to a committed cumulative investment of RM272.90 billion from 2006 until 30 September 2018,” said Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of IRDA. Datuk Ismail said that despite the [...]

BELANJAWAN 2019 PACU PERKEMBANGAN PEMBANGUNAN ISKANDAR MALAYSIA SECARA MENYELURUH

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, JUMAAT, 2 NOVEMBER 2018: Pengumuman Belanjawan 2019 oleh Menteri Kewangan, Yang Berhormat Tuan Lim Guan Eng, yang bertemakan ‘Malaysia Wibawa, Ekonomi Dinamik, Rakyat Sejahtera’ dilihat akan dapat terus membantu memacu perkembangan pembangunan Iskandar Malaysia secara menyeluruh ke arah menjadi sebuah metropolis bertaraf antarabangsa yang kukuh dan mampan. Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Ketua Eksekutif, Pihak Berkuasa Wilayah Pembangunan Iskandar (IRDA), menyambut baik Belanjawan 2019 yang meletakkan fokus di dalam usaha melaksanakan reformasi institusi, memastikan kesejahteraan rakyat dan juga memupuk [...]

SKIM INSENTIF PEMAJU DI MEDINI, ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, DI KAJI SEMULA

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, Khamis, 1 Nov 2018 - Selaras dengan Iskandar Malaysia Low Carbon Society Blueprint dan penyertaan dalam Conference of Parties,  Rangka Kerja Perubahan Iklim Pertubuhan Bangsa-Bangsa Bersatu (UN), IRDA telah memperkenalkan satu skim insentif pada Oktober 2013 bagi menggalakkan syarikat-syarikat pemaju yang diluluskan di Medini untuk memperolehi pensijilan bangunan "hijau" daripada Green Building Index atau GreenRE. Skim insentif ini membenarkan syarikat-syarikat pemaju yang diluluskan memohon untuk lanjutan tempoh pelepasan cukai pendapatan syarikat, dimana tempoh tamat pada Tahun Taksiran 2020 [...]