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RM38.4b High Speed Rail Project Approved, BRT/MRT next….

Good news to share…. Lawmakers last Friday approved the RM38.4 billion high speed rail (HSR) project which will connect Malaysia and Singapore and drive growth in the Iskandar Malaysia economic corridor. The government now has the mandate and funding needed … Continue reading

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Billionaire investor Peter Lim, Johor royalty to build JB medical hub

Magdalen Ng The Straits TimesPublication Date : 11-11-2011 Mr Lim (left) with Tunku Ismail Idris Ibni Sultan Ibrahim from the Johor royal family.   Billionaire investor Peter Lim is teaming up with the Johor royal family to build a S$2 billion … Continue reading

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How will the Johor Bahru – Singapore MRT Link Impact Property Prices

  I had an opportunity to attend the Tender Briefing for the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit Link Joint Engineering Study on 02 Dec 2011 in Johor Bahru. Some key take aways: Terminal Locations JB Central (below ground/multi-modal exchange with KTM … Continue reading

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Khazanah invests RM115mil in theme park in Nusajaya

Themed Attractions and Resorts Sdn Bhd (TAR), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Bhd, has invested RM115mil into its Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park in Nusajaya, Johor. The 90%-completed theme park is expected to attract 500,000 visitors in its first year … Continue reading

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Singaporeans snap up Malaysian property as ringgit weakens

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 — More Singaporeans are streaming across the Causeway to buy up property in Malaysia, taking advantage of the weakening ringgit which has fallen by 2.7 per cent in the past year to reach a 14-year low … Continue reading

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Singapore and Malaysia Team Up on Development Zone

A $28 billion port, tourism and industrial complex called Iskandar Malaysia is rising at the tip of southern Malaysia. It promises to knit together erstwhile rivals and, in so doing, reshape the regional economy By NEEL CHOWDHURY / KUALA LUMPUR | July 8, … Continue reading

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More Singaporeans buying Johor homes

A growing number of Singaporeans are buying homes in Johor despite news of them being victims of crimes in the area. According to the Johor-Singapore Community Care Association (JSCA), about 5,000 Singaporeans own homes in Johor. “I see more Singaporeans buying … Continue reading

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UMLand, Iskandar Investment in collaboration for a RM1.4b project

KUALA LUMPUR 9March 30,2012): United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand) has entered into a collaboration agreement with Iskandar Investment Bhd (IIB) yesterday to negotiate the former’s proposed investment in Medini, Iskandar Malaysia. UMLand in its filing with Bursa Malaysia yesterday said … Continue reading

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The Arabs are out others in, in Medini land

March 27 2012 KUALA LUMPUR: Arab investors who were originally the master developers of 2,230 acres at Iskandar Malaysia known as the Medini development will no longer be involved and about 80% of that land has since been sold to … Continue reading

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