New eXpats process & services for MSC and ICT status companies

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Greetings from Pathfinder Relocation Services! In line with MDEC continuous clients’ process improvement, we are pleased to inform that MDEC are embarking on new services and business processes with enhancement of eXpats system to achieve a better process turnaround time and user experience which will ultimately serve you better. Effective from 15th November 2017, the new changes are as follows: 1) NEW PROCESS […]

Ramadan In Malaysia

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  One of the most holiest months in the Islamic calendar is certainly the month of Ramadhan; this is the month where muslims worldwide will observe a fasting period for 29-30 days whereby there will not be any consumption of food or drink from sunrise to sunset. Muslims also do not smoke and engage in […]

Languages in Malaysia

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The Golden Chersonese was the term used by ancient Greek and Roman geographers for peninsular Malaysia, and over the years, the gold has been refined with the immersing of various cultures, religions, races, and even languages. Being a major transit sea-way through the Straits of Malacca, there was an intermingling of languages with Sanskrit, Tamil, […]

Attending a Wedding in Malaysia

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In Malaysia, due to the multi-ethnic and religious makeup, marriages are a colourful and meaningful affair that is full of tradition and grandeur. Come as we look at the various ways each culture celebrates this celebration of love:   Malay Weddings There are 3 main stages of a Malay Wedding which are the merisik (asking […]

5 Good Reasons To Move To Malaysia!

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(Just in case you don’t already know!)   Malaysia has been growing in increasing popularity as a tourist destination and the host country for expatriate staff who now choose to take up their assignments in Malaysia for many good reasons:     An Unique Offering in Diversity  Malaysia is a truly multi-ethnic, multi-cultural society where the […]

Chinese New Year

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Gong Xi Fa Cai!! Happy Chinese New Year!!   RED RED RED Take out your red outfits and decorations as Chinese New Year (CNY) is just around the corner! Every year, the theme is red; therefore you do not have to crack your mind to figure out what colour you should wear. However, during CNY […]

Types of housing and typical rental costs

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Types of housing in Malaysia Housing in Malaysia and more specifically in the Klang Valley (which covers the more prevalent expatriate areas of Kuala Lumpur, Selangor & Putrajaya) comes in different forms, which includes houses (stand alone – known locally as bungalows, semi-detached & terraced) and apartments (ranges from low-cost to high-end – known locally […]

Television in Malaysia

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Malaysia was slightly behind the rest of the world with television transmission only starting on December 28, 1963. Starting with one channel, television in Malaysia has mushroomed into a huge business and now encompasses free to air analogue television (to be phased out in 2017) and digital television, satellite, cable and IPTV. With the advance […]

Shopping in Malaysia

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Shopping – the word itself gives off different vibes to different people. To some all they can hear is the dreaded “cha-ching” from their credit cards while for some, it is heaven on earth. Now what does Malaysia have to offer when it comes to shopping? Plenty in fact, Kuala Lumpur having been ranked at […]