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Go Asia - Malaysia

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Go Asia-Malaysia

The Go-Asia series offers a quick update on some of the attractive destinations in Asia for travel and investment, such as Malaysia and Vietnam. Topics covered include economic development, business environment, investment opportunity and the property market. The series is also packed with useful information for both business and leisure visitors; such as city life, arts and culture, transportation, hotels, foods and restaurants.

Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Photos: Tourism Malaysia and EPA

Ambitions of becoming a high-income nation

Stretching from its northern border with Thailand across the South China Sea to the island of Borneo, Malaysia occupies a broad swathe of Southeast Asia. Geographically, economically and politically, the country is one of the region's major players, and is set to capitalise on its position in the coming five years.