about malaysia
The Culture and Language
+ Malaysia has a combined population of over 28 million people. Because of its location between the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea, Malaysia has traditionally been a meeting place for traders and travelers from the East and West.
+ As a result, Malaysia has a multicultural and multiracial population consisting of Malays, Chinese, Indians and numerous indigenous peoples. Although Malay is the official language, English is widely spoken, especially in business, and the English language is a compulsory subject in all schools.
The Weather
+ The weather is pleasant, warm and balmy with moderate rain throughout the year. There are also highland residential areas and resorts with permanent spring-like weather throughout the country.
The Cost of Living
+ The cost of living in Malaysia is one of the lowest in Asia. This is achieved through the good Government’s efficient in ensuring that inflation is kept low at all times. And since remittances from abroad are not taxable, it makes the programme even more attractive. Alternatively providing you with a more comfortable lifestyle than where you currently live.
The Economic & Political Stability
+ The present Economic outlook of Malaysia is promising and many expats have expressed their satisfaction with the current Prime Minister Dato Seri Mohd Najib who has introduced some well sweeping reforms.
+ Politically Malaysia is a federal constitutional elective monarchy. Paramount ruler is considered as the King of Malaysia.
Infrastructure & Communication
+ The infrastructure of Malaysia is one of the most developed in Asia; with World Class Airport (KLIA), modern capital city and well developed road networks.
+ Malaysia offers good Local and International Telecommunication networks. The country’s Telecommunication networks currently can be consider as one of the best in Southeast Asia with 8.5 million fixed-line subscribers and more than 30 million cellular subscribers.
Good Food & Shopping
+ Malaysian cuisine reflects the multicultural aspects of Malaysia. Various ethnic groups in Malaysia have their own dishes, but many dishes in Malaysia are derived from multiple ethnic influence. Food preparation differs from place to place, although many of the foods used are alike. Spices, aromatic herbs and roots are commonly used in Malaysian cuisine
+ Malaysia is one of the hottest vacation spots. It is quite popular among vacationers. People from all over the world come to Malaysia for tourism. Shopping is one of the major highlights of Malaysia tourism.
Events & Entertainment
+ Malaysia embarks World Class Events and Entertainment. There are plenty of local festivals to lookout and numbers of entertaining theatre groups. International artists from singers to dancers and even theatre groups visit quite regularly. On the other hand, if you are the type of person who prefers staying at home, then satellite TV (ASTRO) offers many channels of international entertainment.
Safety & Health (world class medical treatment)
+ The crime rate in Malaysia is well controlled and generally lower compared to most western countries. As for Medical & Health, hospitals and clinics in all major cities delivers well-equipped First Class medical facilities. Medical costs are also relevantly much lower compare to many other Asian countries.
+ Malaysia has one of the best-developed and quality educational systems; both public and private. There are international schools of repute in most major cities as well as private colleges and well known universities from throughout the world offering excellent twinning programs.