Year 2011

Johor Premium Outlets Opened Near Kulai

Saturday, 31st December 2011

The Johor Premium Outlets (JPO) created much interest among many Malaysian shoppers who are still new to the shopping concept. These luxury premium brand outlet format is targeting at a specific group of shoppers hunting for reasonably priced quality and branded items. JPO is the only such outlet in South-East Asia, while 58 other outlets are in the United States, one in Puerto Rico, one in Mexico, eight in Japan and two in South Korea.

Lima 2011

Tuesday, 6th December 2011

Malaysia played host to the 11th edition of the LIMA (Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace) Exhibition, which will be held from 6 – 10 December 2011 in Langkawi. The first LIMA was held in 1991 and was officially launched by Dr. Mahatir.

Sungai Besi Air Base Closed

Wednesday, 30th November 2011

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) closed the Sungai Besi Air Base as it relocated to other RMAF air bases. RMAF Subang Air Base would operate as the command and control centre while the new Sendayan Air Base would be for flight training and Kuantan would house other assets.

F1 Team Lotus Relaunched

Sunday, 2nd January 2011

Malaysian Formula One Team boss Datuk Seri Tony Fernandes, also the CEO of AirAsia, will relaunched Team Lotus (in hibernation since 1994) for 2011 season. The name change from Lotus Racing comes after Mr. Fernandes secured the rights to the name of Team Lotus.