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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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CNN Best Destinations of 2022: Penang

As international tourism comes back online following the disruption caused by Covid-19, the Malaysian island of Penang continues to distinguish itself as a destination of choice for returning travellers. Most recently, it appeared on CNN Travel’s list of 22 Best […]

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Tourism Malaysia Wins Award

Tourism Malaysia has been named ‘National Organization of the Year’ at the 12th annual Indonesia Travel and Tourism Awards (ITTA). This is the second year in a row that the agency, which operates under Malaysia’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and […]

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Covid-19 Situation Report: Malaysia

The Ministry of Health is currently taking extra steps to defend Malaysia against transmission of the emergent Omicron variant, with a combination of extra booster dose coverage and the implementation of TRIIS (test, report, isolate, inform and seek) protocols. This […]

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Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve Recognised by UNESCO

The natural and cultural heritage of Penang Island and its people have been officially recognised with designation of UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status for the Penang Hill region. Status was officially imparted by the International Coordinating Council of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) on 16 September 2021.  Covering an area of 12,481 […]

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Langkawi Reopens: Entry Requirements

On 15 November 2021, the Malaysian island of Langkawi officially reopened its borders to international tourists, marking the start of a nationwide tourism revival that’s expected to be completed by the end of the year.  Tourists returning to Langkawi can now enjoy their stay on the island without the need for quarantine, although some mandatory […]

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Langkawi Leads the Way: Malaysia to Reopen by December

Malaysia’s Tourism Minister has stated her intentions to fully reopen the country to international tourists before the end of 2021. The first destination to welcome back foreign tourists will be Langkawi, which is due to open its doors on 15 November.   “For the whole of […]

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