Malaysia

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy located in the Southeast Asian region. It is made up of thirteen states and three federal territories and has a total landmass of 330,803 square kilometers; this landmass is separated by the South China Sea into Malaysia’s two major regions namely Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia (Malaysian Borneo).


Malaysia is a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural country with a population of over 30 million people. Some of the ethnicities that can be found in Malaysia include Malays, Chinese, Indians and the indigenous people.


Malaysia has one of the best economic records in Asia, with its Gross Domestic product (GDP) growing at an average of 6.5% per annum for almost 50 years. Traditionally the country’s economy was fuelled by natural resources; however over the years it has been expanding to include other sectors including science, tourism, and commerce. Malaysia now has a new industrialized market economy, which has been ranked the third largest in Southeast Asia and the 29th largest in the world.

Transportation

Airport

Malaysia boasts of 7 international airports which offer direct flights to Australia, China, the Middle East, India and all the ASEAN countries. Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is Malaysia’s main international airport and is 40 to 50 minutes away from the centre of Kuala Lumpur.

Highways

Malaysian Expressway System (Malay: Sistem Lebuh Raya Ekspres Malaysia) is a network of national controlled-access expressways in Malaysia that forms the primary backbone network of Malaysian national highways.

Railways

The railway network transports over 200.000 people each day, and covers most of the 11 states in Peninsular Malaysia.

Seaports & harbors

Malaysia was traditionally a major seaport and has a total of 7 major Federal ports, namely Port Klang, Johor Port, Port of Tanjung Pelepas, Kuantan Port, Penang Port, Bintulu Port and Kemaman Port.

A consistently growing economy with rising income levels for the past 50 years

Major Region's of Malaysia

Population: 31.19 Million

Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)

Exchange rate: 1 US Dollars = 4.38 MYR

Malaysia in Detail

Malaysia has an efficient and widespread health care system. The system consists of a two- tier system with both a government run universal healthcare system and a private health care system that runs alongside it.


Tropical Weather

Malaysia is located near the equator, making its weather warm and tropical all year round. The average temperature usually stays between 23 and 32 degrees Celsius, making Malaysia the top holiday destination for people who enjoy fun in the sun.

Multicultural Society

Malaysia is home to a multi-ethnic, multilingual and multicultural society that lives harmoniously together. The various ethnicities that are found in Malaysia include ethnic Malays, Chinese, Indians and other minor ethnic groups.

Proficient in English

Malaysia is considered to have the highest proficiency in English in all of Southeast Asia with Singapore and South Korea coming in second and third respectively. Over 60% of the total population is proficient in English.

Cuisine

Malaysia's cuisine is highly complex and diverse due to the medley of traditions from its Malay, Chinese, Indian, Indonesian and Borneo citizens, with influences from European and Middle Eastern cultures as well. You will also find heavy to light influences from other cultures such as Thai and Portuguese, all of which results in a symphony of flavors making the cuisine like nothing else in the world.



Malaysian dishes

Quick fish laksa recipe

Laksa

Malaysian laksa

Chicken and vegetable laksa

Real estate

The Malaysian real estate market is dynamic, offering Malaysians and foreigners a chance to own properties with little to no restrictions. The country offers a wide variety of investment options in the real estate market as well as other commercial avenues each of which offer potentially high returns of investments. Foreigners can own and purchase most types of properties outright, both freehold and leasehold, with 100 % ownership

Weather

Malaysia is located near the equator, making its weather warm and tropical all year round. The average temperature usually stays between 23 and 32 degrees Celsius, however the temperature does become much cooler at higher elevations ranging between 15 and 25 degrees Celsius. Malaysia’s weather makes it practically perfect to enjoy a beach holiday any time of the year, be it the east or the west coast.

Tourism

Malaysia is ranked 9th in the world as a tourist destination. Tourism is Malaysia’s third largest source of foreign exchange income and accounts for 7% of Malaysia’s economy. Malaysia is filled with splendid and unique tourist attractions like: Alor Star, Malacca City, Johor Bahru, Ipoh, George Town, Putrajaya, Kota Kinabalu, Kota Bahru, Pangkor, Langkawi, Taman Negara National Park, Batu Caves, Aquaria KLCC, A’ Famosa Resort and much more.

Study

Malaysia thrives as a study destination for international students and is emerging as a strong contender for higher education thanks to heavy investments in the education sector. The Ministry of Higher Education closely monitors their schools to endure that they stay up to international standards. You are also given the added advantage of having to spend comparatively less for this education when you consider other countries like Australia, U.K., U.S., France and Canada for the same level of education..

Curious to know more about Malaysia? Click on any of the topics below for a detailed description.


Malaysia regions


Malaysia is divided into six main regions, namely the Northern Region, Central Region, Southern Region, East Coast Sabah and Sarawak; each of these regions have their own specific characteristics and cultural habits. We have described the regions in more detail below to give you a better idea of what they are like.


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Kuala Lumpur


Kuala Lumpur is a metropolis with a great variety of attractions, hotels, shopping malls and a big central business district with skyscrapers which offer great career opportunities.


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Penang


Penang is a state located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It has two parts: Penang Island, where the capital city, George Town, is located, and Seberang Perai. Buying a property in Penang will get you a lot of opportunities. Penang has it all: rich history, beautiful beaches, diverse culture and delicious food.


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Johor & Iskandar


Johor is a Malaysian state, located in the southern portion of Peninsular Malaysia. It is one of the most developed states in Malaysia. Iskandar is the main southern development corridor in Johor, also the place where our properties are located.


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Real Estate & Finance


The Malaysian real estate market is dynamic, offering Malaysians and foreigners a chance to own properties with the little to no restrictions.


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Buying property malaysia


Historically Malaysia has always been a major source of business in terms trade, commerce, and real estate. Thanks to the straits of Malacca, Malaysia’s economy has continued to grow based solely on its location. Combined with the present stable economy, business-friendly policies, and a strong Islamic Banking industry


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Buying / Renting


Never fear though because we will help you step by step. Here are some of the major steps to consider when buying a house


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Retiring in malaysia


You have reached the Golden Years and will spend your retirement in Malaysia, it sounds like a tropical dream but can easily become reality.


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Being a Landlord


Owning a rental property is a great way to make some extra income. However, being a landlord comes with its own set of risks and responsibilities.


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Guide to taxes


Owning a rental property is a great way to make some extra income. However, being a landlord comes with its own set of risks and responsibilities.


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