Living in Malaysia
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Malaysia
| Business and Economy in Malaysia
World Trade Organization regulates trade rules between its member countries, and provides information on economic data, trade regulations,disputes and agreements about its members, including Malaysia.
International Monetary Fund promotes financial stability, international trade and economic growth among its 184 member countries. The website provides country information (with a section on Malaysia) and a number of publications, including the World Economic Outlook.
U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad. including Malaysia.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources for Malaysia
AlloExpat.com is an information and resource portal for expatriates living in or moving to the Asia-Pacific region, including a section on Malaysia.
Asia Expat Forum offers discussion groups on expatriate life, work, visa issues, jobs in Asia, relationships etc., with a section on Malaysia.
AsiaXPAT provides extensive expatriate resources for those moving to one of 13 East Asian cities, including Kuala Lumpur.
Asia Expats Forum is a community forum for expatriates living in Asia, with country-specific discussion groups including a Malaysia Expat Forum.
Askalo Malaysia, www.askalo.my, is a Q&A community which allows expats to ask their own questions about any local topic and share their own tips and recommendations. This is an expat tool to help everyone discover useful experiences in all major cities across Malaysia.
BritishExpats.com is a website dedicated to British expats around the world, including a general forum on the Far East, including postings from Malaysia.
Expat.Com, www.expat.com.my, provides resources for expatriates in Malaysia.
Expat Exchange provides a wealth of resources and articles, as well as a forum.The site has a few useful articles and links about Malaysia.
Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for Malaysia.
Expatriates.com an online community for expatriates, has a section on Malaysia, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
Expat Web Directory provides listings of expatriate discussion groups and forums for most countries, including Malaysia.
ExpatKL, www.expatkl.com, an excellent expatriate site for those living in Malaysia, featuring an active forum and many useful resources.
Expatypus is a self-helping community of expatriates and world citizens who connect and share their insights on Malaysia through wiki and forums.
Locanto Malaysia, www.locanto.my, is a classifieds community which allows expats to buy, sell, and trade goods, meet new people and more in every city in Malaysia.
Newcomers Club Worldwide is a worldwide directory of newcomers clubs for newly arrived expatriates, including Malaysia.
Tales from a Small Planet, www.talesmag.com, is a webzine with news, stories, links, excellent message boards, and other resources for travelers and expatriates; The Malaysia section features "Real Post Reports" by expatriates, as well as useful links.
Yalwa Malaysia, www.yalwa.my, a business directory which allows expats to quickly locate and browse various local services offered in every city in Malaysia.
| Government and International Organizations for Malaysia
Malaysian Minsitry of Foreign Affairs, www.kln.gov.my.
United Nations Development Programme in Malaysia, www.undp.org.my, provides information about UN projects on democratic governance, social development, environment and sustainable development, and more. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), www.undp.org, publishes the annual Human Development reports, www.undp.org, with in-depth analyses of development issues and trends worldwide, as well as the Human Development Index, a statistical tool comparing key Human development criteria of most countries worldwide.
Permanent Mission of Malaysia to the United Nations, www.un.int/malaysia, provides general information about culture, politics and the economy, as well as a variety of useful links--or visit the United Nations web portal at www.un.org/english or www.un.int.
The World Bank provides reports and analysis about infrastructure, health, trade and more, with a section on East Asia & the Pacific, including Malaysia.
| News and Media in Malaysia
Kidon Media Link, www.kidon.com, an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in Malaysia.
Live-radio.net, www.live-radio.net/info.shtml, provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including Malaysia.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Malaysia.
| Recommended Reading on Malaysia
| Travel Information in Malaysia
Tourism Malaysia, www.tourism.gov.my, is the website of the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (MTPB).
Asian Hip-Hop Pass, www.airtimetable.com/airpass_asia.htm, is an affordable air pass covering all ASEAN countries, including Malaysia.
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on Asia, including Malaysia.
Rough Guides Destinations offers a lot of useful travel advice and information for most countries, with a section on Malaysia.
The Travelfish Malaysia section of the great Travelfish website is about as good as it gets in terms of inside travel information.