Malay (official), English, Chinese dialects,
RM (Malaysian Ringgit)

Living in Malaysia

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  • How much is the cost of living in the ‘country’?

    Groceries from Malaysia have a fair price but it would still depend on where you will be buying. For average prices, a loaf of bread costs RM3, a litre of milk costs about RM6, and about RM60 to RM95 for a kilogram of premium imported steak. For restaurants, you can have a full meal for RM10. Average cost of a rent per month for an apartment is RM1740 and utilities per month will be about RM180.

  • What is the lifestyle like in the ‘country’?

    Malaysia is a multi-racial and multi-cultural country with three major ethnic groups living in harmony. The largest ethnic group in the country are the Malays, followed by the Chinese, and the third are the Indians. Although Malays are required to adhere to Islam, other Malaysians are free to practice their religion, with Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism, Hinduism, and Animism, all being practiced in the country.

    Food is an important part of the Malaysian culture. Malaysians themselves might say that eating is the country’s national sport. It is not unusual for them to travel far and wait in long lines just to have a “char kuay teow” (fried flat noodle dish) or a “nasi lemak (coconut rice dish). Many Malaysians pride themselves in knowing where to find good food.

  • Are there Filipinos living in the ‘country’?

    About 500 000 Filipinos are living in the Malaysian state of Sabah, working mostly in fishing, construction and plantation. Outside of Sabah, there are still about 100 000 Filipinos in Malaysia.

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Schools in Malaysia

Which school do you want to study? What program can you take? Are the schools offering scholarships?

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Study in Malaysia

How much are the living expenses for students? How can I adapt to the local culture?

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Work in Malaysia

What are the benefits of being a graduate in that country? What's life like working while studying?

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