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RM5-6 Billions investment in to Johor by Microsoft

Johor is set to become the second hub for data-centre parks in the country when one of the world’s top digital-based companies sets up operations in the state. It is learnt that US-based Microsoft Corp will invest between RM5bil and … Continue reading

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Move to ease congestion at Johor checkpoints

Discussions are taking place between the Johor government and the state Immigration Department on ways to resolve the infamous congestion at the Johor Causeway Customs, Immigration and Quarantine complex and the Second Link Crossing in Tanjung Kupang, Gelang Patah. State … Continue reading

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Iskandar likened to yummy honey

Local and international investors are flocking to Iskandar Malaysia’s property sector like bees drawn by the smell of honey, according to a report by Bernama. “Johor Baharu and Iskandar Malaysia are now likened to sugar or ‘bee buzzed honey’, with companies … Continue reading

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Iskandar targets RM22b investments by 2014

Malaysia’s southern development corridor eyes RM22 billion worth of investments next year, an increase of about RM1 billion from this year, according to Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) CEO Datuk Ismail Ibrahim. He is also confident that the region will … Continue reading

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Iskandar, A South-East Asian Success Story

It’s an example of what makes emerging Asia an exciting investment destination – By Mark Mobius OUR emerging markets team isn’t too keen on following crowds. Part and parcel of Templetons’ contrarian approach is travelling to places others don’t and thinking about … Continue reading

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Medini the CBD to invest in, with more incentives added

Medini in Iskandar Malaysia is likely to see more advantages in addition to the current incentives it already has when the area is granted exemption from real property gains tax (RPGT) to ensure that the area remains favoured by property … Continue reading

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Press Release on Foreign ownership policy

Press Release Foreign ownership policy by YB Chairman of the housing & local council of Johor. The new rate for property ownership by foreigners are still not yet finalized by the state government and are still under indepth consideration, in … Continue reading

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