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Food in Ipoh

Food in Ipoh

Ipoh has a great food scene which unfortunately tended to get overlooked in favour of Penang, which is generally considered the culinary centre of Malaysia. Ipoh has its own unique…

Nasi Kandar

Nasi Kandar

Nasi Kandar is a popular dish eaten throughout the Malay peninsular which originated in Penang. The dish is heavily influenced by the traditional cuisine of India.  Nasi Kandar comes in…

Cost of living in Malaysia

Cost of living in Malaysia

According to the International Monetary Fund in 2017 Malaysia ranked 3rd out of 10 in the per capita income across the countries of ASEAN, above Thailand, but below Singapore and…

Everyday life in Malaysia

Everyday life in Malaysia

Malaysia ranks 47th in the world (out of 60 countries analyses) on the 2018 NUMBEO quality of life index with a score of 116.05. Denmark tops the ranking with a score…

Malaysia is a multicultural country

Malaysia is a multicultural country

Malaysia is a country of many cultures, religions and ethnic backgrounds. The country is also divided into 13 states and 3 federal territory, 2 of those states and 1 federal…