Saturday 22 December 2012

NP-RP on site: rivers, bays, marina

Assembly & IRDA showed 50 participants how South Johor (Iskandar Malaysia) is rejuvenated with forward economic planning, good infrastructure and inclusive growth. The participants from Ngee Ann Polytechnic & Republic Polytechnic learned about Economic Transformation Program and lessons learnt so far by stakeholders.

Saturday 15 December 2012

FOCUS: waterfront* users of Iskandar Malaysia

The Straits of Johor or Tebrau Straits is the strait that separates the Malayan state of Johor to the north from Singapore to the south.

Sunday 9 December 2012

Integrated approach vital in facing urbanisation challenges

KUALA LUMPUR: In recognising the complexities of urbanisation challenges, government agencies, policymakers and industry players are formulating a more integrated approach to address the components of water, environment, waste and city planning solutions in a more holistic way.

Given the urgent need for cities around the world to address pressing urbanisation challenges, many multinational companies that are involved in urban solutions, water and waste industries are also moving into this space to provide modern integrated solutions, which are expected to be a major growth sector in future.

“Among developing economies in East Asia and the Pacific, Indonesia is the most
urbanised at 54%, and over the past four decades it had the fastest annual rate of urbanisation, which is about 4.2%.

“The spatial structure of urban growth and development will critically shape the rate and quality of economic growth over the next 15 years and this structure will determine the quality of life for urban dwellers.

Focusing on green initiatives and sustainability in the domestic front, Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) senior vice president Boyd Dionysius Joeman said IRDA must play its part in ensuring that Iskandar Malaysia development region in southern Johor is developed in a sensible, timely and sustainable manner. Read more......

Saturday 1 December 2012

Iskandar Learning Journeys (site visits, training & more)

Our partners and technical experts are conducting customized sessions and more.

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Here's a sampler of subjects covered in more details!
-Social & Inclusive Planning in Iskandar Regional Development
-Port Development and Operations
-Elements of Town Planning