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 [...]

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA’S MEDINI DEVELOPER INCENTIVE SCHEME UNDER REVIEW

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, THURSDAY, 1 Nov 2018 –  In line with Iskandar Malaysia’s Low Carbon Society Blueprint and participation in the Conference of Parties, UN Framework on Climate Change, IRDA introduced a scheme encouraging Medini Approved Developer companies to undertake “green” building certifications, either with Green Building Index or GreenRE in Oct 2013. This scheme allows for Approved Developer companies to apply for an extension of their income tax relief period, expiring in Year of Assessment 2020 to Year of Assessment [...]

CALLING ALL DEVELOPERS AND PROPERTY OWNERS TO GO GREEN TO WIN THE 3rd ISKANDAR MALAYSIA GREEN ACCORD INITIATIVE AWARD (GAIA) 2018-2019

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, MONDAY, 29 OCTOBER 2018: The unique ‘green’ award, the 3rd Iskandar Malaysia Green Accord Initiative Award (GAIA) 2018-2019 is now open for submission starting from today until 30th December 2018. This year’s award was launched by YB Tan Hong Pin, Johor State Executive for Local Government, Science and Technology together with the Building Energy Monitoring and Reporting System (BEMRS) workshop at the Amari Hotel. From this year onward, the 3rd GAIA will now be a biennial event instead of [...]

PROGRAM ‘ISKANDAR MALAYSIA WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT’ MEMPERKASA USAHAWAN WANITA MELALUI INOVASI DAN DIGITAL

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, 29 OKTOBER 2018, ISNIN –  Seiring dengan konsep bandar pintar dan penerapan teknologi, Pihak Berkuasa Wilayah Pembangunan Iskandar (IRDA) telah menganjurkan Program ‘Iskandar Malaysia Women Entrepreneurship Summit’ bertemakan ‘Keusahawanan Digital’ untuk memberi inspirasi kepada golongan usahawan wanita di wilayah ini agar tidak ketinggalan dalam arus digital yang akan membantu perniagaan mereka untuk lebih berkembang. Program ini telah dihadiri dan dirasmikan oleh Yang Berhormat Cik Liow Cai Tung, Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Pembangunan Wanita dan Pelancongan Negeri Johor. Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Ketua [...]

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 [...]