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MALAYSIA, TRULY ASIA

Malaysia covers a total landmass of 330,803 square kilometres (127,720 sq miles) and is divided into two separate regions - West (or Peninsular) Malaysia and East Malaysia (Malaysian Borneo). These two regions are separated by the South China Sea into a pair of similarly sized chunks of land; both feature coastal plains rising towards inland hills and mountains covered by rainforest.

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Covid-19 Situation Report: Malaysia

The news from Malaysia is generally very good. Travel restrictions are being carefully lifted nationwide, tourism destinations are being fast-tracked for an imminent reopening, and vaccination programmes are advancing at record-breaking pace. Malaysia is expected to officially move beyond the Covid-19 pandemic and […]

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Langkawi Travel Bubble Ready to Open This Month

Starting from 16 September, Langkawi will reopen to tourists. The news was confirmed in a statement by Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob yesterday (2/9), making the popular holiday island the initial ‘pilot destination’ in Malaysia’s recovery. More locations nationwide are expected to lift their travel restrictions in the weeks ahead.   “Langkawi […]

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Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Programme Returns

As part of the National Economic Recovery plan, Malaysia’s government has decided to reopen the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Programme; an initiative that encourages long-term stay and incentivises international arrivals. The move is a strong indication that Malaysia is opening its doors to […]

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Malaysia to Reopen in Stages: Government Announces Revival Plan

Malaysia’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) has announced plans to reopen the country’s tourism sector in three phases. Working alongside the National Security Council (NSC), MOTAC calls this fast-track initiative for the tourism sector the Covid-19 Free Destination Programme.   The first phase will open up so-called ‘pilot destinations’, as […]

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Tourism Malaysia Video Wins International Film Award

A short film produced by Tourism Malaysia has won an award for Best Camerawork at the 21st WorldMediaFestivals in Germany. Created in collaboration with Sharp and Chilli Pepper Films, the film is called ‘Magic Eye.’   It features a montage of eye-catching motifs from Malaysia, spanning a variety of cultures, […]

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Green Bubbles Breathe New Life into Tourism

Malaysia’s top tourism official, Nancy Shukri has given reason for optimism to many in the sector, with confirmation of plans for the country’s revival. The Minister for Tourism, Arts, and Culture (MoTAC) announced plans to open a series of ‘green bubbles’ to international travellers nationwide, in a bid to […]

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