Year 2006

20000 People Flee From Homes In Johor

Wednesday, 20th December 2006

Malaysian officials said flooding caused by heavy monsoon rains has forced more than 20,000 people to flee their homes in the southern Malaysian state of Johor.

Iskandar Malaysia Established

Sunday, 30th July 2006

The Iskandar Malaysia Project is administered by Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) and was named after the late Sultan of Johor, Almarhum Sultan Iskandar. The development region encompasses an area of 2,217 square kilometers and includes the city of Johor Bahru and towns of Pontian, Senai, Pasir Gudang and the construction of a new state of Johor administrative capital in Nusajaya.

Proton renewed alliance with Mitsubishi

Friday, 3rd February 2006

Malaysia's national carmaker Proton renewed its alliance with Japan's Mitsubishi Motors Corp. with a technical pact that involves jointly developing new vehicles.