ISKANDAR MALAYSIA MAKING FURTHER INROADS IN REALISING SMART CITY INITIATIVES IN LINE WITH CDPii – MOUs for Data Sharing and Urban Observatory

KUALA LUMPUR, SUNDAY, 11 FEBRUARY 2018: The Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) earlier today inked two Memorandums of Understanding for initiatives in data sharing and urban observatory during The Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. This move sets the momentum for Iskandar Malaysia to be a Smart City. Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of IRDA indicated that Iskandar Malaysia made further inroads in realizing our smart city plans consistent with the Government’s acknowledgement [...]

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA FORGES AHEAD TOWARDS BECOMING “SMART CITY” BY YEAR 2025

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, MONDAY, 5 MARCH 2018: Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) launched the Smart City Iskandar Malaysia (SCIM) Recognition Guidelines today, as it forges ahead in realising the region as a Smart City by 2025. In line with the economic corridor’s enhanced Comprehensive Development Plan (CDPii), the Smart City Iskandar Malaysia (SCIM) Recognition Guidelines is published to provide clear guidance on the usage of ‘Smart’ related recognition in Iskandar Malaysia, and meet current and future pressing needs for the developers [...]

NOMINATIONS FOR THE ISKANDAR MALAYSIA SOCIAL HERO AWARDS (IMSHA) 2018 NOW OPEN

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, THURSDAY, 15 MARCH 2018: The nominations for the Iskandar Malaysia Social Hero Awards (IMSHA) 2018 were officially opened after its launch at Iskandar Regional Development Authority’s office, today. Now in its fifth year, the IMSHA2018 awards aim to identify, recognise and celebrate individuals, organisations and social movements which have made significant contributions to society through impactful and meaningful community services. Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) said that Iskandar Malaysia is now in its [...]

PUBLIC WELCOMES BRT SYSTEM FOR ISKANDAR MALAYSIA

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, 17 JANUARY 2018, WEDNESDAY: In preparation for commencement of construction of Iskandar Malaysia Bus Rapid Transit (IMBRT) in 2019, IMBRT have started with a series of engagements to keep the public informed of the project and its development. Community Outreach has begun post launch, targeted at community leaders, local authorities and agencies as well as the public, and will be ongoing well into construction phase. IMBRT was launched by Prime Minister, YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun [...]

Iskandar Malaysia Recorded Rm244.46 Billion Cumulative Committed Investments As At Quarter 3 2017

Iskandar Malaysia Recorded Rm244.46 Billion Cumulative Committed Investments As At Quarter 3 2017 - Optimistic To Achieve Its Investment Target By End Of This Year ISKANDAR MALAYSIA , THURSDAY, 30 NOVEMBER 201 7 : Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) today announced that Iskandar Malaysia had recorded total cumulative committed investments of RM244.46 billion from 2006 until 30 September 2017. Of this total, 54% or RM131.09 billion represent investments th at have been realized. To date, local investors had contributed RM1 49 [...]

5Th Iskandar Learning Festival Aims To Develop Talents Through 22 Workshops Across 13 Days

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, THURSDAY, 13 JULY 2016: The 5th Iskandar Learning Festival will happen from 15 to 28 July and is expected to develop talents and pull in crowds from all walks of life through 22 exciting and informative workshops and activities throughout the 13-day festival.  “Talent development is one of the key focus in Iskandar Malaysia as we want the people in the region to “grow” hand-in-hand with the physical development here. Through the Iskandar Malaysia Human Resource Blueprint, we [...]

First Hino Hybrid Bus To Enter Malaysia For Monitoring Project In Medini

MEDINI, ISKANDAR PUTERI, JOHOR, 15 JUNE 2017 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Mitsui & Co., Ltd (‘Mitsui’), Medini Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd (‘MIM’), HINO Motor Sales (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (‘HINO’) and Handal Indah Sdn Bhd (‘Handal Indah’) to bring to Medini City the first hybrid bus in Malaysia. The culmination of efforts between the four parties was made possible when Mitsui and MIM invited Hino to conduct its trial run through Medini City where the bus [...]

Rm42 Juta Suntikan Dana Bagi Pembangunan Usahawan Dan Modal Insan Di Iskandar Malaysia

RM35 juta peruntukan baru melalui program IMProF dan Dana Pembangunan Usahawan Bumiputera ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, RABU, 7 JUN 2017: Pihak Berkuasa Wilayah Pembangunan Iskandar (IRDA) hari ini mengumumkan suntikan dana sejumlah RM42 juta bagi pembangunan usahawan dan modal insan di Iskandar Malaysia. Daripada jumlah tersebut, sebanyak RM35 juta adalah peruntukan baru – RM20 juta bagi program Iskandar Malaysia Professional Fund (IMPRoF) dan RM15 juta di bawah Dana Pembangunan Usahawan Bumiputera (DPUB). YBhg. Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Ketua Eksekutif IRDA hari ini melancarkan program IMProF [...]

Speech by YAB Dato’ Mohamed Khaled Nordin Menteri Besar Johor at the The Iskandar Malaysia Accolades Award Ceremony

Jen Hotel, Puteri Harbour, JB May 15, 2017 Terima kasih, Saudara Pengacara Majlis Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahhi wabarakatuh, Salam Sejahtera Salam 1Malaysia Salam Muafakat And a very good evening   YBhg Datuk Ismail Ibrahim Chief Executive, Iskandar Regional Development Authority   YBhg Dato’ Sri Mohammed Shazalli Ramly  Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer, Telekom Malaysia Berhad   YB Dato’ Kamaruzzaman bin Abu Kassim President & Chief Executive, Johor Corporation   YBhg Tuan Haji A. Rahim bin Haji Nin, Mayor, Johor Bahru City Council   YBhg Encik Akmal Ahmad Chief Operating Officer, Iskandar Investment Berhad   Mr. Eddie Tan Managing Director, TTIEN Media Group Sdn Berhad   Esteemed [...]

Welcoming Address by Datuk Ismail Ibrahim Iskandar Regional Development Authority Chief Executive at The Iskandar Malaysia Accolades Award Ceremony

Jen Hotel, Puteri Harbour, JB May 15, 2017   Thank you Mr/Madam Emcee Assalamu'alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh and a very good evening to   Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Mohamed Khaled Nordin Menteri Besar of Johor   YB Dato’ Haji Azmi bin Rohani State Secretary of Johor   YBhg Dato’ Sri Mohammed Shazalli Ramly  Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer, Telekom Malaysia Berhad   YB Dato’ Kamaruzzaman bin Abu Kassim President & Chief Executive, Johor Corporation   YBhg Tuan Haji A. Rahim bin Haji Nin, Mayor, Johor Bahru City Council   YBhg Encik Akmal Ahmad Chief Operating Officer, Iskandar Investment Berhad   Mr. Eddie Tan Managing Director, TTIEN [...]