A total of 253 Fanpekka Admission tickets were distributed by the Company to the parents and children of Hospital Sultan Ismail (HSI) Palliative Paediatric Care Unit and Perbutuhan Kebajikan Shan De Johor Bahru (PKSDJB) in conjunction with Handal Indah Sdn Bhd (HISB) 2018 Community Outreach Programmes on 14th and 29th November 2018 respectively.

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Handal Indah Sdn Bhd popularly known as Causeway Link shares smiles to the children of Yayasan Kebajikan Anak-anak Yatim Al-Husna during the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) organized by Care Luxury CARES at Tunamaya Beach & Spa Resort Desaru Coast.

Causeway Link treated the transportation service of 85 children aged between 10 to 17 years old to attend the Ramadan Buffet prepared by the hotel on the 28th May 2018.

Right after the Ramadan Buffet, the atmosphere at the Tunamaya II boosted up with the cosplay appearance of famous Marvel's Spiderman and Ironman, Disney's Elsa from Frozen, DC Comic's Batman, and Robocop which were generously orchestrated by Apizzero Cosplay to bring smiles to children.

"Let's not forget to those in need especially during this Ramadan season. We believe that in this holy month, extending our helping hand would make someone's day and today, it belongs to these children from Yayasan Kebajikan Anak-anak Yatim Al-Husna," said Tunamaya Beach & Spa Resort Desaru Coast's General Manager, Mr. Kenneth Aloysius Perreau in his speech.

The Management of Tunamaya Beach & Spa Resort Desaru Coast also gave ‘Duit Raya' packets to the children right after the Ramadan Buffet.

Yayasan Kebajikan Anak-anak Yatim Al-Husna is located at Jalan Dato' Jaafar 6, Bandar Penawar, Johor. The place is about 90 kilometers away from Tunamaya Beach & Spa Resort Desaru Coast. more
Handal Indah Sdn Bhd (HISB) waved the bus chartering services to the children from the two charity groups that was treated by Granada Hotel Johor Bahru for a breaking-of-fast (Buka Puasa) on 25th May 2018.

The said event was held at the Olla Restaurant of Hotel Granada Johor Bahru in regards to the annual Corporate Social Responsibility Programme of Care Luxury Cares @ Hotel Granada Johor Bahru.

The children enjoyed the Ramadan Buffet including the appearances of the famous Marvel’s characters Spider Man and Iron Man including Darth Vader from the Star Wars.

A total of eighty-one (81) children and five (5) guardians from Pertubuhan Sosial dan Kebajikan Sari Saujana and Rumah Anak Yatim Raudhatul Maryam were brought at the event venue with three Causeway Link Buses. The three buses were maneuverer by En. Razali Bin Abdul Rahim, En. Zulsapri B Masir and En. Burhanudin B Mokdas.

According to En. Razali, “Penglibatan kami sebagai kapten bas dalam menyokong acara amal ini adalah novel. Kami sangat berbangga kerana kami dapat menyertai dan meyumbangkan sebahagian daripada acara amal untuk kanak-kanak kurang bernasib baik semasa Ramadan Musim ini.” (Our involvement as a bus captain in supporting this charity event is novel. We are so proud as we are able to be part of a charitable event for the less fortunate kids during this Ramadan Season.)

Ms Meressa Esa, Marketing Communications and Event Executive of Granada Group also commented, “We are so thankful for Handal Indah in supporting the bus chartering services for the kids to enjoy this wonderful event.”

Other highlights of the event include the giving of Duit Raya by the Hotel Granada Group through Ms Jeslin Chong (Group Chief Operating Officer) and the giving of Certification of Appreciation to HISB through Ms Lim Chern Fang, Operations and Marketing Director- Handal Indah Group of Companies (HIGC).

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HISB Signed Contract For myBAS Johor Bahru With SPAD
The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) held a contract signing ceremony with Handal Indah Sdn Bhd (HISB), signalling the pre-launch of the myBAS Johor Bahru service under the Stage Bus Service Transformation (SBST) programme on 11th April 2018 at Hotel Jen, Iskandar Puteri, Johor.

The contract was signed by the Chief Operating Officer of SPAD, Puan Qamar Wan Noor, and the Managing Director of HISB, Mr Lim Han Weng. The signing of the contract was witnessed by the Chief Minister of Johor, YAB Dato’ Sri Mohamed Khaled Bin Nordin, SPAD Acting Chairman Tan Sri Datuk Seri Utama Mohd Isa Abdul Samad, Chief Executive Officer of Perbadanan Pengangkutan Awam Johor – (PAJ) Tuan Haji Ramli Bin Adbul Rahman, Chairman of Jawatankuasa Kerja Raya, Kemajuan Luar Bandar Dan Wilayah Negeri Johor Y.B Datuk Ir. Hasni Bin Mohammad, and State Secretary of Johor YB Dato Haji Azmi Bin Rohani.

The myBAS service in Johor Bahru will introduce 27 trunk and feeder routes covering a total trip distance of 16.8 million kilometres per year with improved frequency of 20 minutes compared to the existing 30 minutes. This will enable commuters in Johor Bahru and adjacent areas to enjoy wider connectivity with reliable and integrated bus services.

A total of 249 buses consisting of 222 diesel buses and 27 electric buses, will be put into service in phases commencing from 3rd Quarter of 2018 until 2nd Quarter of 2019. The deployment of the myBAS service will focus on high ridership routes, with the last phase ushering the implementation of electric buses. Handal Indah Sdn Bhd will operate the routes in the contract as network operator supported by other local operators as route operators.

The other local operators include Syarikat Pengangkutan Maju Bhd, Kembara CT Enterprise Sdn Bhd, Syarikat Kenderaan S&S Sdn Bhd, Red Bus Sdn Bhd, and Transit Link (Johor Bahru) Sdn Bhd.

The Federal Government introduced the SBST programme through SPAD in 2015 in capital cities beginning Kangar, Seremban, Ipoh and recently Kuala Terengganu, as part of the Government’s efforts to enhance public transport and improve the rakyat’s mobility and access in areas where stage buses still remain the backbone of land public transportation.

Under this model, SPAD as the planning authority will be responsible for the network, the operating cost and will receive the fare box revenue. In return, operators will be paid according to Vehicle Operating Cost (VOC) per kilometre rate and are required to deliver on the agreed service level performance to ensure commuters enjoy better connectivity and reliability.

In January 2017, the Government approved the implementation of the SBST programme for all state capitals in Malaysia, including Sabah and Sarawak. myBAS Johor Bahru will be the latest implementation of this programme.

The SBST programme aims to create long-term value for stage bus services plying social routes which previously lacked coverage by developing safe, relevant and reliable bus services. The myBAS service has reached a cumulative ridership of 10.6 million people in Kangar, Seremban, and Ipoh as of February 2018. Overall, there are 56 total routes with a combined distance of 1,723km in Kangar, Seremban, Ipoh and Kuala Terengganu.

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Casual Meeting at T-Sentral With Tenants
A casual meeting for Tenants at the T-Sentral was spearheaded by Mr Goh Lak Jin, General Manager of Ancillary Business Divisions, to discuss about the rules and regulation and any issues to be raised by the Tenants at the T-Sentral Terminal in Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Johor Bahru, Johor. The said meeting was held at the Causeway Link Holidays Office at T-Sentral on the 30th January 2018. The meeting highlighted various topics about bus permits, touting problems, ticketing counter rules in printing bus tickets, car park system, security and cleanliness within the Terminal including the maintenance of air-con, electricity and water resources. Mr Goh also took the opportunity to listen and document all the suggestions and comments from the tenants to improve our services in managing T-Sentral Terminal. The said meeting was attended by 25 tenants including personnel from Ancillary Business Division and Property Management Team. The meeting was held in a cordial mood. Oranges and red “Ang Pow” packets were also distributed to the Tenants and Mr Goh gave his best wishes to all the Tenants for the Lunar New Year. more
HIGC Staff Participated In Blood Donation Campaign
The blood donation activity organized by the Training Department with the support of our Handal Indah Group of Companies’ Management was able to collect a total of 87.5 litres of blood from 40 HIGC staff on the 1st of February 2018 at the Training Center, Handal Indah Headquarters’ office in Johor Bahru, Johor. Encik Ramli Bin Mohamad Saad, Our Public Relations General Manager, commented: “Any good deed is worthy of support especially one that could save life.” He encouraged our colleagues who were qualified to donate blood for this worthy cause. A team from Pathology Laboratory & Medical Transfusion of Temenggong Seri Maharaja Hospital at Tun Ibrahim Kulaijaya, Johor came in with about 10 to 12 people consisting of Nurses, Technicians, Nursing Assistants to help facilitate the said program. more
"A Bag of Love Program" Generated Few Hundred Donations for PKK
The Ancillary Business Division of Handal Indah Sdn Bhd (HISB) delivered the Donation items generated from program of "A Bag of Love" from the two Caltex Petrol Stations at Taman Daya and Mukim Tebrau with the support from the staff of HISB and Yinson Holding Bhd.

The said items were delivered on the 22nd of December 2017 in time for the Celebration of Christmas for the Residents of Pusat Kebajikan Kalavari (PKK) Johor Old folks Home and Orphanage.

Some of the few spotted donations were stationaries, books, magazines, titbits, mineral water, detergent powders, diapers, and some cooking ingredients.

Mr Goh Lak Jin, General Manager for Ancillary Business Division spearheaded the handover of the said items to PKK on that day.

"On behalf of Liannex Corporation and Handal Indah Group of Companies, we would like to share our support to the advocacy of PKK. To all the children here, these are all for you to celebrate Christmas and we are hoping that you can enjoy these presents. Thank you very much and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year". A short and concise talk of Mr Goh during the handover day of the items to PKK. more
“Causeway Link: Togetherness in Sharing Happiness”
Handal Indah Sdn Bhd under the branding of Causeway Link: The Smiling Bus organized a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme on the 21st of November 2016 at Sanrio Hello Kitty and Thomas Town (SHKTT) Puteri Harbour with a theme “Togetherness in Sharing Happiness”.

This CSR programme aimed to promote employees’ proactive contributions to Society and as part of Handal Group of Companies’ corporate endeavours.

Ms Lim Chern Fang, Director of Operations and Marketing Department said that “as part of the Company’s slogan “the smiling bus”, we want to bring as much smiles as we can to the children”. She also added: “we should be feeling grateful and fortunate to have this opportunity to extend our love, care, and concern to the less fortunate ones in our society when we can. The children was really excited as it was their first time in the theme park.

This year’s CSR event special guests composed of children from:

1. Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation from Taman Majidee which implements Early Intervention Programme (special needs education) for children with Down Syndrome;
2. Persatuan Penjagaan Kanak- Kanak Terencat Akal Johor Bahru from Kulai, Johor which is currently taking care of 220 kids with special needs. Most of the kids under this organization are children with severely visually impaired, mentally and physically challenged, paralytic, Down’s syndrome, spastic, hyperactive, cerebral palsy, autistic, mute, and simply abandoned children. The home accepts children from all races and all religions.

Handal Group of Companies (HGC) brought a total of 105 children and staff from these two organization including staff volunteers from HGC to SHKTT theme park.

On this event, HGC donated a total of RM25, 000 to finance the admission tickets of the children and staff from these two organizations. The said budget was also inclusive of the payments for the exclusive SHKTT entertainment fee, meals, goody bags, and transportation for the guests to and from their places to SHKTT theme park. A total of RM4, 000 cash was also contributed by the staff and Management of HGC to donate to these two charity group (RM 2000 per organization).

HGC through the representation of Ms Lim Chern Fang and Mohammad Ramli Bin Mohamad, General Manager for Causeway Link Holidays delivered the surprised presents coming from the staff of HGC which includes Handal Indah Sdn Bhd, Handal Ceria Sdn Bhd, Triton, Liannex Corporation, Hipgraphy Sdn Bhd and Causeway Link Holidays.

According to Nino, a Physiotherapist from the Handicapped and Mentally Disabled Children Association Johor Bahru, he was very delighted as his patients was very happy to explore and enjoy the famous Sanrio Hello Kitty and Thomas Town in Malaysia. “This is also a good way for them to be exposed and mingle with the public”, he also added.

“I am very happy as Causeway Link Staff and Management were able to help us in bringing these patients from our premises for a new environment for them to enjoy. Thank you so much”, commented by Nino. more
Taste Fully Food and Beverage Expo 2016
Causeway Link Holidays participated Taste Fully Food and Beverage Expo 2016 at the Persada Johor International Convention Centre on the 26th to 28th of August 2016. The Marketing team highlighted three major products of Causeway link namely ManjaLink, Bus Pass, and its newest transport mobile app partner- HUGO. Causeway Link booth also featured the famous "Darts of Fortune", lucky draws and offers big discounts on Theme park tickets and original Hello Kitty merchandises. more
STAR Fit for Life
6-8 May 2016: Causeway Link Holiday showcased Family Fun adventures during the Star Fit for Life Roadshow at Persada Johor International Convention Centre, Johor Bahru.
Back-to Back Weekend School Holiday Promotions for Causeway Link Holidays
4-5 & 10-11 June 2016: Causeway Link products and services were promoted during the "School's Out! Fun is In" weekend school holiday promotion at KSL City Mall ManjaLink counter and at the International Merchandising Mart Mall (IMM) Singapore. The said event featured exclusive discounts on selected theme park admission tickets and other merchandizes. more
PAJ Bus Muafakat Launching
Handal Indah Sdn Bhd received a Plaque of Recognition from the Menteri Besar of Johor Bahru Dato’ Mohamed Khaled Bin Nordin during the launching of the Bus Muafakat Service for its contribution to the development of the Muafakat card and bus ticketing validator system. Other high profile guest who attended the event includes: Tan Sri Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Bin Syed Jaafar Albar (SPAD Director), Tuan Haji Abdul Rahim Bin Nin (MBJB Mayor), Tuan Haji Roslan Bin Abu Bakar (Handal Ceria Sdn Bhd Director), Mr Lim Han Weng (Handal Indah Sdn Bhd Managing Director). more
Medini Mall Press Conference
16 Mar 2016: Causeway Link held a press conference in Mall of Medini titled "Causeway Link - Enhancing Johor Bahru Public Transport". Features high-profile guests such as Dato Tee Siew Keong (Johor State Tourism, Domestic Trade & Consumerism Executive Council Chairman), Ms Magdlane Tuborng Melai (Director, Ministry of Tourism & Culture Malaysia) and Encik Azman Yahya (Senior Vice President Pengangkutan Awam Johor). more
Sutera Mall RoadShow 2016
4 - 6 Mar 2016: Causeway Link Holidays promoted its products and services such as theme park admission tickets and hotel stay vouchers, in a highly successful roadshow at Sutera Mall.
JPJ Press Conference
1 Feb 2016: JPJ held a press conference at Causeway Link's office. The conference covered issues from road safety to cloned cars.