Malaysia

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One place where all the colours, flavours, sounds and sights of Asia come together

Basic Info

Food
Mainly Malay, Chinese and Indian cuisines, street food, complex and diverse.
Accomodation
Can easily get place to rent using like Airbnb and iBilik and its affordable.
Transportation
Diverse public transportation like bus and train. Ride sharing app Grab is easy to use as well.
Healthcare
Cheap and great government hospital to private hospital and plenty of clinics around.
Safety
Relatively safe for asian city but have to be caution at night and the roads can be dangerous.
Cost
Generaly are quite affordable to live in. Food, ultilities and accomodation are cheap.
Warm Climate
Hot all year around with occasional rain. Humidity is on the high side.
Network & Internet
Fast internet and very good 4G coverage throughout the country and cheap.
People
Can speak english in general and they are very friendly and easy to make friends with.
Power Outlet
230V / 50Hz standard and using British plug.
Rich Nature
Malaysia has wonderful nature and getaway places. Trees are a common sight even in city.
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About

Multi-racial, multi-cultural, Malaysia represents Asia at its best. Strategically positioned in the heart of Southeast Asia, Malaysia offers unrivaled connectivity, infrastructure and talent. Government initiatives such as MSC Malaysia offer further opportunities for you to grow.
Video from Tourism Malaysia

Companies

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Air Asia
Malaysian low-cost airline and it is the largest airline in Malaysia by fleet size and destination.
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iflix
Malaysia version of Netflix and the best part is, they have both free and paid subscription.
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Grab
Biggest e-hailing player that started its operation in Malaysia and expanding globally.
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Global & Tech Landscape

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Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation
MDEC has driven significant digital transformation and adoption in Malaysia.
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eXpats Service Center
One-stop hub for processing Foreign Knowledge Worker (FKW) employment needs.
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MaGIC
Malaysia Global Innovation & Creativity Center for entrepreneurs.
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Visa Application

Foreign citizens who wish to start a business or to be employed in Malaysia, they need to apply for work visa.

All application of pass(es) must be sponsored by a Malaysian company (with the exception to Residence Pass). In order to do so, the Malaysian company must be registered with the relevant Immigration Department. Registration of the company may take up to one (1) month depending on the approving authority and completion of documents/ information required.

Broadly, there are 3 types of work-related passes in Malaysia that an individual could apply for:

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Location

Malaysia, country of Southeast Asia, lying just north of the Equator, that is composed of two noncontiguous regions: Peninsular Malaysia (Semenanjung Malaysia), also called West Malaysia (Malaysia Barat), which is on the Malay Peninsula, and East Malaysia (Malaysia Timur), which is on the island of Borneo.

The Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, lies in the western part of the peninsula, about 25 miles (40 km) from the coast; the administrative centre, Putrajaya, is located about 16 miles (25 km) south of the capital.

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