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An Expat Guide To Malaysia's MM2H Visa

Wednesday August 08, 2018 (17:21:34)

Of all the hurdles that you may have to overcome as an expat, the one that can be the most time-consuming and confusing is without a doubt your visa. What visa do you need? How do you apply for it? Will the visa cover your family? These are some of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to life as a migrant. That’s why we have created our handy, informative guides to bring you all of the key information you may need for various aspects of expat life in different countries.   more ...

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How To Move To Malaysia With Pets

Monday June 12, 2017 (14:52:06)
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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 ...

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Malaysia - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Tuesday March 28, 2017 (14:18:30)
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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 social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

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A Brief Guide To The Main Religious Beliefs In Malaysia

Sunday October 09, 2016 (17:21:33)
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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 ...

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A Guide To The Religious Festivals Of Malaysia

Friday September 30, 2016 (15:10:17)
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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 ...

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Malaysia - Recommended Blogs

Tuesday June 14, 2016 (12:19:08)

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
http://malaysianmeanders.blogspot.co.uk/

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

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Why Moving To Malaysia Will Bring You Better Career Satisfaction

Monday May 02, 2016 (10:16:05)
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Getting an offer to work in another country is bound to be a very exciting prospect. It could give you the chance to boost your profile, realize your ambitions, and build a new life for yourself as well as your loved ones. However, it is important to remember that adjusting to a foreign place isn’t always a great experience, personally and professionally.   more ...

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How High Is The Cost Of Living For Expats In Malaysia?

Friday January 29, 2016 (14:26:37)
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Malaysia offers excitement, adventure and opportunity for expats. A booming economy, rich culture, a high level of development and friendly locals make the country a vibrant and energetic place to live and work.

There has been a long history of empires and immigration in Malaysia, making for a hectic mix of ethnic backgrounds and a plethora of languages. Luckily for expats, English has become widespread, and is well established at all levels of society.   more ...

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Accessing Healthcare In Malaysia As An Expat

Sunday July 12, 2015 (13:25:14)
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Malaysia’s healthcare system has been ranked as the third best of 24 countries in a recent study conducted by an American publication. It outranked other places such as Spain, Italy, New Zealand, and Ireland. The success of Malaysia’s healthcare system was attributed to the expertise of its healthcare practitioners, the range of available health insurance options, and affordability. The low costs of healthcare services make it possible to pay out-of-pocket for a variety of standard procedures.   more ...

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A Guide To Office Culture In Malaysia

Friday April 10, 2015 (03:47:55)

Moving to a different country is a major decision and it can take a while to get accustomed to an unfamiliar culture, language and cuisine. Malaysia is a modern and multicultural country with a local population that is warm and welcoming towards foreigners. Therefore expats are not likely to experience a large degree of culture shock. But every country has its unique way of life and this may take some getting used to.

Malaysian culture
The population of Malaysia consists of different ethnic communities and immigrants from different parts of the globe. Along with the Malay, Chinese and Indian communities, which are among the largest in the country, there are also a number of other indigenous groupings. As such Malaysia is an interesting blend of cultures, each with its own customs and traditions.   more ...