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Key Expatriate Websites and Resources

Articles on Malaysia
Business and Economy in Malaysia
Expatriate Websites and Resources
News and Media in Malaysia
Recommended Reading on Malaysia
Travel Information on Malaysia

Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Malaysia
Expatriate Living in Kuala Lumpur as a “Traveling Spouse” by Cindy Childress
Moving to Malaysia by Emile Alexander Dodds
Teaching English in Malaysia: Experience a New World with Western Comforts by Emile Alexander Dodds
Homestays in Malaysia by Michele Peterson
Work in Malaysia by Caroline Couronne
Eating Like a Local in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Culinary Walking Tours and Home Cooking Classes by Lies Ouwerkerk
Exploring Malaysian Cuisine by Emile Alexander Dodds
Singapore to Chiang-Mai Overland by Train by John P. Seely

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 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 188 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.

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 Expatriate Websites and Resources for Malaysia

Asia Expats Forum is a community forum for expatriates living in Asia, with country-specific discussion groups including a Malaysia Expat Forum.

Expat.Com,, provides resources for expatriates in Malaysia. is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for Malaysia. an online community for expatriates, has a section on Malaysia, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.

ExpatKL,, an excellent expatriate site for those living in Malaysia, featuring an active forum and many useful resources.

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 News and Media in Malaysia,, 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.

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 Recommended Reading on Malaysia
Frommer's Singapore & Malaysia
Lonely Planet Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei
The Rough Guide to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei
Footprint Malaysia And Singapore
Culture Shock!: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at Your Door
Culture Shock! Malaysia: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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 Travel Information in Malaysia

Tourism Malaysia,, is the website of the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (MTPB).

Asian Hip-Hop Pass,, 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.

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