PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TATARSTAN VISIT ISKANDAR MALAYSIA TO STRENGTHEN RELATIONSHIP AND BUSINESS NETWORKING

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, TUESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2018: President of The Republic of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, and his delegation visited Iskandar Malaysia this morning to gain more insight about the region’s tremendous development achievement with the hope to further strengthen relationship and business networking between the two parties. “The Republic of Tatarstan is one of the most dynamically developing regions of the Russian Federation with an aim to create an efficient, knowledge-based economy and to develop innovative businesses and the high-tech sector by [...]

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA SHOWCASES YOUTH DEVELOPMENT ACHIEVEMENTS TO MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, 30 SEPTEMBER 2018, SUNDAY: YB Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, Minister of Youth and Sports was briefed on the comprehensive youth development agenda and achievements in Iskandar Malaysia during his official visit to the region at IRDA’s office and the Johor International Youth Hub, today. YB Syed Saddiq praised IRDA for having a significant focus on youth development in Iskandar Malaysia through its various improvement and empowerment initiatives such as the Johor International Youth Hub (HAB), Pusat Orang [...]

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA’S INVESTMENT INCENTIVE PACKAGE IN COMPLIANCE WITH INTERNATIONAL TAX STANDARDS

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, MONDAY 2 July, 2018 – In line with Malaysia’s commitment to adhere with international tax standards, Iskandar Malaysia’s investment incentive package for Medini (formerly known as “node one”) is currently being reviewed to ensure full compliance with requirements under the Forum on Harmful Tax Practices (FHTP), Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action Plan set forth by the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The review of the package entails amendments to the existing tax legislations in general and related to the [...]

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA RECORDED RM9.33 BILLION COMMITED INVESTMENTS FOR QUARTER 1 2018 Optimistic to achieve 2025 investment target

Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) today announced that Iskandar Malaysia had recorded committed investments of RM9.33 billion in the Quarter 1 of 2018, bringing the total cumulative committed investments to RM262.43 billion from 2006 until 31 March 2018. Of this total, 59% or RM153.54 billion represent investments that have been realized. To date, local investors had contributed RM160 billion (61%) to the total cumulative committed investments while the balance RM102 billion (39%) were contributed by foreign investors. The top five countries with [...]

COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC RECEIVE INFORMATION AND UPDATES ON ISKANDAR MALAYSIA BUS RAPID TRANSIT (IMBRT)

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, TUESDAY, 27 MARCH 2018: The first Iskandar Malaysia Bus Rapid Transit (IMBRT) information booth was officially launched today by Johor State Executive Council for Public Works, Rural and Regional Development, YB Datuk Ir. Haji Hasni bin Hj Mohammad at Larkin Sentral. This initiative is dedicated to give the Rakyat the information and updates on the IMBRT project, leading up to its operations in 2021. The display will be in Larkin Sentral from 27 March till 31 December 2018. [...]

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA GEARING TOWARDS HIGH INCOME NATION: Memorandum of Cooperation between IRDA and Crescendo International College to strengthen talent supply in the region

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, TUESDAY, 27 MARCH 2018: Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) and Crescendo International College (CIC) today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation under the Iskandar Malaysia Professional Certification (IMPC) programme to produce more accounting professionals through CIC’s Future Accounting Professional (FAP) programme at Amari Johor Bahru Hotel. Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of IRDA indicated that the partnership between IRDA and CIC is indeed very innovative and effective. “Through this collaboration there are more opportunities and options in the career path [...]

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA TO HIGHLIGHT IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW URBAN AGENDA AT THE 9TH WORLD URBAN FORUM – Focus of showcase will be on Urban Observatory, Smart City, Low Carbon Society and Social Development Initiatives

KUALA LUMPUR, 11 FEBRUARY 2018, SUNDAY: Iskandar Malaysia is making its first appearance at the 9th World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, from 7 to 13 February, highlighting its various internationally recognized initiatives in the field of urban development since its inception more than a decade ago. “The World Urban Forum is an event of global proportion and this year’s theme of ‘Cities 2030 – Cities for All: Implementing the New Urban Agenda’ makes it the perfect platform for Iskandar [...]

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 [...]