Malaysia Information Guide


Malaysia - Where tropical beauty meets a consumer paradise, Malaysia has much to offer. Visit the Petronas Twin Towers or trek in jungles teeming with life. This tolerant and multicultural country has traditions and cuisines as diverse as its landscapes.

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Articles - Malaysia

Malaysia is a progressive melting pot of cultures and lifestyles, where tropical beauty meets modern infrastructure. This country is a land of contrasts, as its towering skyscrapers look over wooden houses that have been built on stilts and people live in harmony regardless of their race, religion or background. Its multicultural characteristics and stable economy make it a great spot, not just for tourists, but also for expats. Over the last two decades, many foreign students, professionals and entrepreneurs have taken advantage of the opportunities this place has to offer. People from all over the world, especially Europe and North America, are therefore looking at Malaysia as their next expat destination.   more ...

  Malaysia - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Articles - Malaysia

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Malaysia and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

  A Brief Guide To The Main Religious Beliefs In Malaysia

Articles - Malaysia

Malaysia is a multicultural country in Southeast Asia inhabited by a population of over 31 million people. Expats find it to be a welcoming place to settle with a healthy work/life balance and a friendly culture. According to the 2016 HSBC Expat Explorer report, Malaysia ranked as the 14th best country worldwide for expats to relocate to in terms of overall lifestyle experience and quality of life.   more ...

  A Guide To The Religious Festivals Of Malaysia

Articles - Malaysia

Best described as a bustling and diverse melting pot of different races, Malaysia is one of the most multicultural nations that you will ever see. Its local population comprises Malay (50%), Chinese (22.6%), Indigenous (11.8%), Indian (6.7%) and other people. More than 8% of the residents are foreigners. The country is home to a huge expat population mainly from Europe, North America and Australia.   more ...

  Malaysia - Recommended Blogs

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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Malaysia and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.

Malaysian Meanders

The expat adventures of a Texas family living in Penang, Malaysian Meanders is the personal diary of Michele.   more ...


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