Johor-Singapore Rapid Transit System by 2022

JOHOR BAHRU (MAY 2): The Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) is in the final stages of discussions on the Johor-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS). “We understand that it is important to not only connect within the region but also with Singapore. We are at the last stage of discussions to connect Singapore and, hopefully by 2020, the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) system in Johor will be connected to Singapore’s transport system,” said IRDA CEO Datuk Ismail Ibrahim. He added that the [...]

Iskandar Malaysia’s best performing areas of 2016

The property market in Johor softened further in 2016 with 40,066 properties worth RM19.45 billion transacted in the year, which is a 16% drop in volume and 10% in transacted value from 2015, according to the Finance Ministry’s Valuation and Property Services Department’s (JPPH) Property Market Report 2016. This was in tandem with the overall market performance for 2016 as property transactions nationwide declined for the second consecutive year with 320,425 transactions worth RM145.51 billion, indicating a 11.5% decrease in [...]

Outsourcing Malaysia launches southern office in Iskandar Malaysia

Establishment of Office in Support of Iskandar Puteri’s Positioning as Business Service Hub for the Global Business Services Industry. Outsourcing Malaysia (OM), a chapter of the National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM), launched its southern office in Iskandar Malaysia in tandem with the rapid growth of the Global Business Service GBS and Shared Services & Outsourcing (SSO) industry in Iskandar Puteri, Iskandar Malaysia. (left to right) OM Director Justin J Anthony, Deputy Chair of OM Anthony Raja Devadoss, Managing Director i2M Ventures [...]

Growing population spurs demand in Iskandar Malaysia

THERE is still a huge demand for new housing units in Iskandar Malaysia as the population in the growth corridor continues to increase. The Iskandar Regional Development Authority (Irda), which is the regulatory authority mandated to plan, promote and facilitate development in Iskandar Malaysia, has estimated that by 2025, the population will increase to three million and they will need at least 1.2 million housing units. Irda chief executive Datuk Ismail Ibrahim said the population in Iskandar Malaysia was now 1.8 [...]

Iskandar Malaysia Reached The Second Tipping Point Of Its Development

PUTRAJAYA, TUESDAY, 18 APRIL 2017: The Iskandar Malaysia 10th anniversary in November last year marked the second tipping point of this economic development region. Iskandar Malaysia has surpassed its targets for the second phase of its development and in 2016 also entered its third development phase focusing on sustainability and innovation. The third wave of investments are expected to enhance the whole eco-system in Iskandar Malaysia as the spill-over effects will have higher impact to region’s economy. Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief [...]

Iskandar Malaysia Strengthen Its Commitment In Low Carbon Society

ISKANDAR PUTERI, TUESDAY, 14 APRIL 2017: A forum on Scaling Up Investment in Low Carbon Cooling & Heating was officiated by Johor State Executive Council for Public Works, Rural and Regional Development, YB Datuk Ir. Haji Hasni bin Hj. Mohammad in Puteri Harbour today. The forum was co-organized by Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) and United Nations Environment to kick-off the collaboration under the District Energy in Cities Initiative which aims to accelerate the district energy market in Iskandar Malaysia. [...]

#CNYinIskandarMalaysia Contest

Iskandar Malaysia contest is back! With this year's Chinese New Year, we are organising the #CNYinIskandarMalaysia Contest! Join the fun and stand a chance to win awesome prizes while you celebrate the year of the Rooster in Iskandar Malaysia! How to join the contest? Capture your most creative photo/video/Boomerang while doing your CNY activities, for example, preparing for the celebration, shopping, holidaying, having a reunion dinner or etc in Iskandar Malaysia. Upload it to your personal Facebook/Twitter/Instagram with hashtag '#CNYinIskandarMalaysia' Don't forget to [...]


Hosted by Iskandar Regional Development Authority “Driving Innovation in Construction Law” 23rd – 24th November 2016 CIMB Leadership Academy Hall, Affiniti Medini, Iskandar Puteri Agenda: SOCIAL NETWORKING – 23rd November 2016 (between 6pm – 10pm) CONFERENCE – 24th November 2016 (between 8am – 6pm) Objectives/Key Benefits: Iskandar Malaysia celebrates its 10th year anniversary in 2016 and has been at the forefront of construction innovation in Malaysia.  In line with this achievement, this conference aims to impart delegates with the latest trends and innovation in Construction Law. A plethora [...]

Amerika Syarikat Tidak Akan Tarik Balik, Kurangkan Pelaburan Di Iskandar – MB Johor

JOHOR BAHRU, 21 Nov (Bernama) -- Kerajaan negeri yakin pelabur Amerika Syarikat (AS) akan menimbang pelbagai faktor, sebelum membuat keputusan untuk menarik balik atau mengurangkan pelaburan mereka di Johor. Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin berkata berdasarkan perkembangan politik semasa yang menyaksikan Donald Trump dipilih sebagai presiden baharu AS, pihaknya tidak menolak kemungkinan akan ada dasar baharu diperkenalkan, sekali gus mempengaruhi pasaran dan pelaburan global. "Tetapi, kita percaya bahawa bagi mana-mana syarikat, mereka akan melihat kepada banyak faktor. Tambahan, di [...]