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My Johor Joy Book celebrates great people, good food, happening events, and exciting places. It's written by a true-blue Johorean who has been residing in the city and never really left! 

Most of the postings here are from Johor Bahru and Iskandar Puteri - the two cities are part of Iskandar Malaysia, a special economic corridor that was formed in October 2007.  For more than a decade now, the area has grown by leaps and bounds.  

Please sit back, relax, and enjoy the postings. All postings are organic and more to sharing-basis.

All views and opinions expressed in the articles are personal and those of the author.

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Our Recent Posts


Asia Drone League Heats up Iskandar Puteri

The Asia Drone League: Iskandar Puteri Chapter took place from 19 to 20 October 2019 at EduCity Sports Complex and offered prizes worth RM25,000 to winners. The championship, organised by Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB), in collaboration with Asia Drone League, Iskandar Innovations Sdn Bhd, and EduCity Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd (EIMSB), listed two categories, i.e., 'Open' and 'Beginner', to 66 participants, including 50 enthusiasts from Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Nepal, Indonesia, Brunei, and India. The first-ever drone festival held in Iskandar Puteri also featured a drone expo and workshops that enticed those keen on learning about the aerial vehicle that has taken photograp

IIB Clears Pemanggil Island, Mersing

Mersing’s tropical paradise in Johor receives a cleaning boost from 55 volunteers in ‘Saving Paradise’ Programme on 4 to 6 October 2019. Fifty-five volunteers from Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB), Cawangan Taman Laut Mersing and ICycle came together today to clean beaches and waters around Pemanggil Island in Mersing, Johor. The team, with the support of villagers on the islands, gathered 573 kilograms of waste from Kampung Buau and Kampung Sulit coastlines and cleared many ghost nets and debris found around the island’s pristine waters. “One of IIB’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) pillars is Environment, and we are happy to extend our assistance and contribute towards preserving Mer


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