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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
IT Study in Malaysia: Inexpensive Education in a Multicultural Environment by Steve Coyle
Work in Malaysia by Caroline Couronne
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 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 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.

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.

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 News and Media in Malaysia

Kidon Media-Link is 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.

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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, 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.

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