This business forum aims to build a bridge that will connect local producers and business groups to Johor and reach a larger market. The group of investors includes officials from the ISKANDAR Regional Development Authority, Johor Corporation, IMCoop--the three big players in Johor.
Heeding an invitation given by the Secretary General of Johor, Malaysia, City Mayor Japal Guiani, Jr. together with City Administrator Dr. Danda N. Juanday, went to the country and was able to talk with several business groups, including Iskandar Regional Development Authority, the planning arm of Johor's State Government.
As one of the biggest investments in Cotabato City is set to open on November, more job openings are available for Cotabatenios this year.
PureGold Incorporated, one of the biggest hypermarket franchises in the country, is currently on the process of hiring more or less 250 employees, both direct and indirect. Last October 5-7, it has conducted interviews for potential applicants at the People's Palace's lobby, with the coordination from the local government of Cotabato thru its PESO.
As introduction to the speech, Mayor Guiani looked back on all the happenings in the years 2012 and 2013. He expressed his sympathies to those who are affected by the strong earthquake that struck Bohol and also to the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda in the Visayas.
Page 2 of 12