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13 Nov 2010 MRCB CONTINUES TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT TO ITS PENANG SCHOOLS
MRCB continues to boost education support for its three adopted schools in Penang with the donation of 300 sets of school supplies under its PINTAR programme. On 13 November 2010 YB Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department was at hand to give away the contribution.
 
 
27 Oct 2010 MRCB RECEIVES ASEAN HONOUR AS A TOP INNOVATOR
MRCB won accolades as one of the top innovators and most admired enterprises for larger company at the Asean Business Awards (ABA) 2010, held in Hanoi, Vietnam on 27 October 2010. ASEAN Business Award (ABA) was first launched by ASEAN BAC in Singapore in 2007. The award competition is in honour of the achievement of ASEAN business communities and their contribution to the growth and prosperity of the region.
 
 
27 Sept 2010 MRCB RECEIVES DOUBLE HONOURS AT 7TH ANNUAL "STEVIE" INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AWARD
MRCB was awarded two Distinguished Honoree medals at the 2010 International Business Awards in two categories on 27 September 2010, at the award ceremony held in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey.
 
 
23 Sept 2010 TRANSPORT MINISTER VISITS KUALA LUMPUR SENTRAL DEVELOPMENT
23 September 2010, YB Dato' Seri Kong Cho Ha, the Minister of Transport conducted a site visit to Kuala Lumpur Sentral development. The visit included a site visit to Nu Sentral; the retail component at Lot G, an integrated landmark development expected to be completed by 2012.
 
 
06 Aug 2010 MRCB HANDOVER PACKAGE 1 FLYOVER PROJECT TO DBKL – 7 MONTHS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE
MRCB officially handed over package 1 of the proposed RM110 million Traffic Dispersal System for Brickfields, comprising a flyover from Jalan Travers to Jalan Bangsar on 6 August 2010, at a ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur Sentral development. The project was completed seven months ahead of schedule from the initial completion date of 30 March 2011.
 
 
06 Aug 2010 NU SENTRAL SECURES TOP INTERNATIONAL ANCHOR TENANTS
Nu Sentral Sdn Bhd, the management company of Nu Sentral Retail Mall and also a joint venture company between MRCB and Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad (PHB) with equity stakes 51:49 respectively; announced that it has signed on several well known and international brands including Parkson Corporation and the Golden Screen Cinema to be its anchor tenants. The first retailers' launch was held at Hilton Kuala Lumpur on 6 August 2010.
 
 
28 Jul 2010 MRCB CONSIDERS SETTING UP REIT
MRCB announced that it will consider injecting some of its properties into a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) as part of the Company's growth strategy at an agreement signing on 28 July 2010.

MRCB Sentral Properties Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MRCB, has appointed Affin Investments to act as principal adviser and lead arranger for the programme, which will be guaranteed by Danajamin Nasional Bhd.
 
 
05 Jul 2010 MRCB IN THE EDGE'S EXCLUSIVE BILLION RINGGIT CLUB
MRCB has been selected as one of the 163 companies into the inaugural Edge Malaysia Billion Ringgit Club, reserved exclusively for listed companies with at least RM1 billion in market capitalisation as at 31 March of each year, or at least RM1 billion in turnover for the immediate preceding financial year. The Club was inaugurated at a gala dinner on 5 July 2010 by the YAB Prime Minister, Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak.
 
 
01 Jul 2010 MRCB REWARDS EMPLOYEES' CHILDREN FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
MRCB rewarded its employees' children for attaining academic excellence under the corporate Social Responsibility's educational programme called "MRCB High Achievers Awards" 2010 on 1 July 2010, at a ceremony held at Level 22, utopia Room, 1 Sentral Building. The High Achievers were rewarded with a Sijil Simpanan Premium Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) worth RM300 to RM500 depending on their academic achievements.
 
 
30 Jun 2010 MRCB SIGNS AGREEMENT ON 348 SENTRAL
MRCB has entered into a conditional agreement on 30 June 2010 to buy all the shares held by Gapurna Sdn Bhd in GSB Sentral Sdn Bhd, representing a 85% equity interest, with 17.91 million redeemable preference shares of 1 sen each for a purchase consideration of RM105 million. GSB Sentral Sdn Bhd is the owner of 348 Sentral Office Tower.
 
 
26 Jun 2010 YB TAN SRI NOR LAUNCHES PERAI BREAKWATER AND FISHERMEN JETTY PROJECT
YB Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop, the Minister in the Prime Minister Office, officially launched the breakwater and fishermen jetty projects at Bagan Ajam, Butterworth, Seberang Perai, Penang. The ceremony was held at Dewan Panorama, Bagan Ajam at Pantai Bersih, Butterworth, Penang on 26 June 2010.

MRCB has successfully completed several coastal rehabilitation works in Pahang and has also been appointed the turnkey contractor for this new project.
 
 
23 Jun 2010 STESEN SENTRAL CONDUCTS 9TH CRISIS AND DISASTER DRILL
A crisis and disaster drill was conducted at SSKL on 23 June 2010, affecting all 4 levels of the building starting at 12.00 am. Entering its ninth year, the simulation called "Ex Sentral" was based on a "real life bomb" threat scenario. "The bomb" was located at the Transit Concourse, Level 1 of the station. The whole exercise involved the fire department, police force and hospital personnel.
 
 
26 Jun 2010 FINAL PHASE OF SENAWANG SENTRAL BUSINESS PARK OPEN FOR SALE
MRCB Land launched the last phase of its Senawang Sentral Business Park, comprising Phase 2B, at the Senawang Sentral on 26 June 2010. Senawang Sentral Business Park, a commercial development spread over 23 acres. It comprises four phases, of which Phase 2B is the final phase.
 
 
09 Jun 2010 MRCB IS TURNKEY CONTRACTOR FOR LITTLE INDIA PROJECT
MRCB has been appointed as the turnkey contractor for the development of Little India, Brickfields on 9 June 2010 during the official groundbreaking ceremony officiated by Federal Territories and urban Well-Being Minister, YB Dato' Raja Nong Chik Dato' Raja Zainal Abidin at the site of the temporary hawker centre located at the Jalan Chan Ah Tong field.
 
 
03 Jun 2010 MRCB HOLDS 39TH AGM
MRCB held its 39th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 3 June 2010 at the Sime Darby Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur with more than 1,000 shareholders attended the meeting.
 
 
27 May 2010 SOOKA SENTRAL WINS ACCOLADES AT FIABCI PRIX D'EXCELLENCE
Sooka Sentral Lifestyle Centre was named the runner up in the Purpose-Built Category at the international FIABCI Prix d'Excellence Awards 2010, held in Bali, Indonesia on 27 May 2010 by the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), in its annual property awards aimed at recognition the world's best property development. This accolade received by Sooka Sentral is a run up to FIABCI Malaysia Awards held in November last year, where Sooka Sentral won the FIABCI Malaysia Property Award for Best Development in the same Purpose-Built Category.
 
 
20 Apr 2010 GO GREEN WITH STESEN SENTRAL KUALA LUMPUR
Semasa Sentral Sdn Bhd (Semasa), the station manager for Stesen Sentral Kuala Lumpur (SSKL), presented potted plants to rail operators' representatives at the 9th Anniversary's Hi Tea celebration at the main entrance to Stesen Sentral Kuala Lumpur on 20 April 2010. The event was held to commemorate nine successful years of managing Stesen Sentral Kuala Lumpur as well as celebrating the successful partnership with all the tenants, business partners and also local authorities.
 
 
08 Apr 2010 CHINESE DELEGATE VISITS KUALA LUMPUR SENTRAL DEVELOPMENT
An 11-member delegation from the People's Republic of China, led by Mr. Kevin Gong of the Investment Affairs Office from the Comprehensive Business Promotion Department, Chongqing Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Commission, China visited Kuala Lumpur Sentral development on 8 April 2010.
 
 
27 Mar 2010 KUALA LUMPUR SENTRAL GOES DARK FOR EARTH HOUR 2010
At precisely 8.30pm local time on 27 March 2010, MRCB and two of its key developments - Kuala Lumpur Sentral and Plaza Alam Sentral, in Shah Alam, joined cities across Malaysia and millions around the world in turning their lights off for one hour in support of Earth Hour 2010.

Earth Hour is a global event organized by WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature, also known as World Wildlife Fund) aimed at raising awareness towards the need to take action on climate change.
 
 
08 Mar 2010 MRCB IS RUNNER UP AT PM CSR AWARDS 2009
MRCB Art Awards 2008 was honoured for Honorable Mention at the Prime Minister's CSR Awards 2009 in the Culture and Heritage category for our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project on 8 March 2010 at Hilton Kuala Lumpur.

This in itself was an achievement as MRCB competed with more than 200 participants for the honour, out of which 70 companies who were shortlisted thereafter. Out of 70 shortlisted number, MRCB was selected as one of the final 21 winners by the judges.
 
 
05 Mar 2010 MRCB NAMED FINALIST AT STARBIZ ICRM 2009
MRCB was once again named one of the three finalists in the Starbiz ICR Malaysia Award 2009 on 5 March 2010, under the Marketplace category, competing with the likes of well known companies namely Nestle, Telekom Malaysia (TM), Petronas Gas, Malaysian Airport Holdings, Alcom Berhad and British American Tobacco Bhd.
 
 
14 Jan 2010 MRCB KICKS OFF PACKAGE 2 OF THE TRAFFIC DISPERSAL SYSTEM PROJECT
Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (MRCB) kicked off the construction of Package 2 - building of a ramp from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Lebuhraya Mahameru and Jalan Damansara on 14 January 2010, with the launching of the groundbreaking ceremony by Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) at Kuala Lumpur Sentral development.
 
 
07 Jan 2010 MRCB LAND DELIVERS MIDA'S HEADQUARTERS
7 January 2010, marks yet another milestone for MRCB Land with the official handover ceremony of the newly completed Malaysian Industrial Development Authority's (MIDA) corporate headquarters at Tower B, Lot J, Kuala Lumpur Sentral.

 

 
 
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