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ASM – Academy of Sciences Malaysia

Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) strives to be the nation’s Thought Leader for matters related to science, engineering, technology and innovation. ASM is committed to pursue excellence in the fields of Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) for the benefit of all.

AMCHAM – American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce

AMCHAM is starting a series of professional development seminars aimed at the young professionals within its membership. This first seminar in the….

Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA)

The Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) initiative was launched in 1994 as a cooperation initiative by the four BIMP-EAGA nations to accelerate economic development in areas that are geographically distant from their national capitals, yet in strategic proximity to each other, in one of the world’s most resource-rich regions that includes the Heart of Borneo and Sulu-Sulawesi Marine Ecoregion.

Ministry of International Trade and Industry

Contact Us Ministry of International Trade and Industry Menara MITI, No. 7, Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. | Location Tel : 603-8000 8000 | Fax : 03-6206 4693 | Email : webmiti[@] – Malaysia – Welcome Page

Malaysia – Welcome Page


Asian cities are particularly vulnerable to risks associated with natural disasters. While they are exposed to various types of natural hazards, flooding and other water-related disasters pose particularly significant risks and undermine long-term economic growth, especially in coastal cities.

US-ASEAN Business Council | Malaysia

“The Potential of Industry 4.0 for Malaysian SMEs” Workshop, July 22 Council members extended support to Malaysia’s “Industry 4WRD” National Policy through a workshop designed to help empower Malaysian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises.


The United States and Malaysia engage closely on trade and investment issues, including under our 2004 Trade and Investment Framework Agreement. In 2018, Malaysia GDP was an estimated $354.3 billion (current market exchange rates); real GDP was up by an estimated 4.7%; and the population was 32 million. (Source: IMF) U.S.

Explore Economies

Explore Economies

WTO | Malaysia – Member information

MEMBER INFORMATION This page gathers key information on Malaysia’s participation in the WTO. Malaysia has been a WTO member since 1 January 1995 and a member of GATT since 24 October 1957. Membership of RTAs & PTAs Problems viewing this page? If so, please contact giving details of the operating system and web browser you are using.

Department of Statistics – Malaysia

U.S. Embassy in Malaysia

The mission of the United States Embassy is to advance the interests of the United States, and to serve and protect U.S. citizens in Malaysia.


A majority of Americans see democracy in the U.S. as weak and getting weaker, according to a national survey released by The Democracy Project, a joint initiative of Freedom House, the George W. Bush Institute, and the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement.

Malaysia Consulate in Honolulu

Malaysian Honorary Consulate in Honolulu, United States – 733 Ulumaika Street – Honolulu, HI 96816 – United States Telephone: (+1) (808) 595-0999 Fax: (+1) (808) 486-7337 E-mail: Website: Consul: Mr John David Waihee – Honorary Consul Office Hours: By appointment Consulate Appointment For an appointment at the Malaysian consulate in the United States, please check in first instance the consulate website .


After more than 60 years in power, the ruling UMNO-led coalition that had governed Malaysia since independence was defeated in May 2018 by the Pakatan Harapan alliance, led by former Prime Minister Mohamad Mahathir, who established a new party and joined longtime political foes to oust his former protégé Najib Razak.

Official Portal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia – Portal

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia Wisma Putra

Transparency International Malaysia

Transparency International Malaysia (TI-M) is an independent, non-governmental and non-partisan organisation committed to the fight against corruption.


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UNDP in Malaysia

By Benjamin Ong, Head of Exploration, UNDP Accelerator Lab Malaysia All over the world, nations wrestle with urbanization, accelerated post-World War II on population, economic and technological fronts. Southeast Asian cities, in particular, have grown exponentially over a much shorter timeframe than in the West, or Global North.


For information about our work in Malaysia: Information for refugees and asylum seekers in Malaysia – Visit our country website – Malaysia (English) For legislation, case law and UNHCR policy relating to claims for international protection, visit Refworld. For up-to-date information about our programmes and operations in Malaysia, including funding level and donor contributions, visit Global Focus, UNHCR’s reporting portal.

UNICEF Malaysia

Find out about UNICEF in Malaysia

World Food Programme (WFP)

World Food Programme (WFP) The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) reached a landmark agreement with the Government of Malaysia end of February 2010 to establish the first United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) in Asia, based in Subang, Malaysia.

International Travel

Information from credible sources suggests that there is a continued risk of armed terrorist and criminal groups operating and planning attacks against foreigners, including U.S. citizens, in the East Asian and Pacific region. Since 2013, Malaysian authorities have arrested more than 400 supporters ofISIS terrorist group, including many individuals who planned to fight in Syria and Iraq.

Apply for a U.S. Visa

Location and Contact Information The U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur is located at the following address: U.S. Embassy, Kuala Lumpur 376 Jalan Tun Razak 50400 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia U.S. Embassy, Kuala Lumpur website


Malaysia short description


Malaysia from The World Bank: Data


The WHO Representative Lo, Dr Ying-Ru Jacqueline World Health Organization 4th Floor, Prima 8, Block 3508, Jalan Teknokrat 6, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor, 63000 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Telephone: +603 88717111 Facsimile: +603 8871 7171 Country Office web site Regional Office web site

Film in Malaysia

Malaysia: Introduction

Malaysia is a federation of 13 states and three federal territories in Southeast Asia. It consists of two regions separated by the South China Sea and is bordered by Brunei, Indonesia, and Thailand. Malaysia has strategic location along Strait of Malacca and southern South China Sea. is the world’s largest and most popular English-Indonesian dictionary on the web. Dedicated entirely to the Bahasa Indonesia language provided instant translations to thousands of words, featuring dictionary definitions in English and Indonesia from several respected resources. Improve your writing skills in English and Indonesian by navigating our comprehensive dictionary alphabetically , or simply search by .

Guide to Malaysia | Malaysian Etiquette, Customs & Culture | Kwintessential

Population: 31,176,944 Area: 330,803 km² Capital: Kuala Lumpur Unemployment: 3.4%, as at February, 2016 Religion: Islam (61.3 %) Buddhism (19.8%) Christianity (9.2%) Hinduism (6.3%); International dialing code: +60 Main cities: Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur Key industries: Palm Oil Processing, Electronics, Rubber Prime Minister: Najib Razak Malaysia lies in the heart of the Indian Ocean and shares a border with Thailand on the Southeast Asia peninsula.

Learn Malay

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Bahasa Indonesia

The Indonesian language (called bahasa Indonesia in Indonesian) is with over 200 million speaker the largest language in South East Asia. Indonesian is the modern name for the Malay language which is also spoken in South Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei-Darussalam, and Timor Leste. Contact Us

Malaysia – UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Malaysia – UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Malaysia Lesson Plans & Worksheets | Lesson Planet

Malaysia lesson plans and worksheets from thousands of teacher-reviewed resources to help you inspire students learning.

MACEE – MACEE | Malaysian-American Commission Educational Exchange

Fulbright Alumni Association of Malaysia was formed in 1998. The nascent Alumni was first mooted on April 12th 1996 and formally registered in mid-1997. It seeks to galvanise the vast and varied interests of the Malaysian and U.S. Fulbright community in furtherance of the famed Fulbright vision…

MOE – Home

Portal Rasmi Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia

Project Atlas

Project Atlas

Teach For Malaysia – Help us make this a reality

The Problem students don’t complete secondary school. Malaysia Education Blueprint 2013-2025 of Malaysian students do not meet minimum proficiency levels in Reading. years is the learning gap of the average Malaysia student. Despite 12.2 years of schooling, Malaysians only receive the equivalent of 9.1 years after adjusting for quality of learning.

List of universities in Malaysia

This is a list of universities in Malaysia. Universities in Malaysia are generally categorised as public and private universities. Private universities include locally established universities and campuses of foreign universities. The list below is classified by the two main categories, sequentially ordered by their locations according to states.

Vanakkam Malaysia

Malaysia profile

Malaysia boasts one of south-east Asia’s most vibrant economies, the fruit of decades of industrial growth and political stability. Consisting of two regions separated by some 640 miles of the South China Sea, Malaysia is a multi-ethnic, multi-religious federation of 13 states and three federal territories.

Berita Harian

Bahasa Inggeris akan digunakan kembali untuk pengajaran dan pembelajaran mata pelajaran Sains dan Matematik di sekolah. Anda juga boleh menyatakan pandangan di sini.- Berita Harian (@bharianmy) February 1, 2020

The Economist Intelligence Unit

Access the latest politics analysis and economic growth summary through 2011 for Malaysia from The Economist Intelligence Unit


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Malaysia News: Latest National News | Malay Mail

The star of the latest Malaysia news breaking stories on politics, analysis and opinions.


News and views that matter

Home | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News

Frontpage | New Straits Times : Authoritative source for Malaysia latest news on politics, business, sports, world and entertainment


Plan the year ahead with a lineup of international events including the creation of a vast carpet made of flowers in Brussels, the Summer Olympics in Tokyo and the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s voyage from Plymouth, England.

Malaysia : Fresh air but archaic laws endure | Reporters without borders

Press freedom is receiving breath of fresh air in Malaysia after Prime Minister Najib Razak’s ruling coalition suffered a surprising defeat in the May 2018 general elections — its first defeat in modern Malaysian history. Journalists and media outlets that had been blacklisted, such as the cartoonist Zunar and the Sarawak Report investigative news website, have been able to resume working without fear of harassment.

Sarawak Report

Malaysians deserve genuine stability, the end to permanent transition, the return to parliamentary democracy and the fulfilment of promises made at the election. Mahathir is no longer in a position to deliver. ….

Home | Daily Express Online – Sabah’s Leading News Portal

Daily Express Online (Malaysia) is Sabah’s top-ranked & most viewed English news site. It is also Sabah’s leading & most circulated daily English newspaper.

The Star Online | Malaysia News: National, Regional and World News

Get the latest Malaysia news stories and opinions with focus on National, Regional, Sarawak and World News, as well as reports from Parliament and Court.


The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed for U.S. graduating seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study abroad for one academic year.

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Self-Designed Study Abroad

STUDY VIRTUALLY ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD! IT’S YOUR CHOICE! Definition and Appropriateness of an Independent, Self-designed Study Abroad Program The “self-designed” study abroad option is available to University of Hawai’i at Mānoa students who would like to study abroad, but cannot participate in an existing traditional study abroad programs due to extenuating academic circumstances.

Mānoa International Exchange – Come to Mānoa, See the World!

The most rewarding part of my international exchange experience was meeting people from around the world. I had the best roommates from India, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Vietnam, and Japan. I also made many friends from Europe. It was amazing to learn about the differences amongst our cultures.

Vacancies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | UNjobs

Private Sector Partnerships Officer (Islamic Philanthropy), Bangkok, Thailand or Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Updated:

U.S. Students Abroad

One of our highest priorities is protecting the lives and interests of U.S. students traveling, studying, and living abroad. Exploring new destinations and experiencing other cultures is both rewarding and exciting, but it is also important to do so safely. Students with special considerations – such as women and LGBTI travelers – may face additional challenges in other countries.

Tourism Malaysia

Malaysia Airlines | Book direct with us for the best fares

The #MHGiveaway Contest (“Contest�) is organised by Malaysia Airlines Berhad (“MAB�) and will run from 25 th February 2017 (12:00AM, Malaysian time) — 30 th April 2017 (11:59PM, Malaysian time). To qualify for the Contest, participants must be a fan of MAB’s Official Instagram page, @malaysiaairlines.

Malaysia – Traveler view | Travelers’ Health | CDC

MalaysiaTraveler View Hide Be aware of current health issues in Malaysia. Learn how to protect yourself. Watch Level 1, Practice Usual Precautions Global Measles Outbreak Notice Measles is in many countries and outbreaks of the disease are occurring around the world. Before you travel internationally, regardless of where you are going, make sure you are protected fully against measles.

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Malaysia Travel Guide | National Geographic

National Geographic’s latest travel stories about Malaysia

Your ultimate guide to Kuala Lumpur

Go to the content Go to the footer Discover the best Kuala Lumpur events, things to do, restaurants, music, film, art, theatre, nightlife and more… Kuala Lumpur – or KL as we prefer calling it – may not be the most flamboyant or celebrated of capital cities.

International Travel

Information from credible sources suggests that there is a continued risk of armed terrorist and criminal groups operating and planning attacks against foreigners, including U.S. citizens, in the East Asian and Pacific region. Since 2013, Malaysian authorities have arrested more than 400 supporters ofISIS terrorist group, including many individuals who planned to fight in Syria and Iraq.