High Commission of Malaysia, Singapore [Read more…]
If you have recently entered Malaysia at least 4 times in a month, you can apply for a special Malaysia MACS pass which allows clearance through either Woodlands or Tuas checkpoint without having to fill up the white immigration card.
With the Malaysia Automated Clearance System (MACS) pass – a sticker embedded with a Radio Frequency Identification chip that is stuck in the passport, you can zip through immigration clearance in Malaysia without worrying if their passport has been stamped. [Read more…]
I took a four-day-three-night trip to Penang last week and it was fantastic. Hope the travel guide here is helpful to those who are not very familiar with Penang in Malaysia.
Introduction of Penang
Penang (Malay: Pulau Pinang) is a state in Malaysia, located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia by the Strait of Malacca. Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia after Perlis, and the eighth most populous. A resident of Penang is colloquially known as a Penangite. [Read more…]
The Lotus Desaru Beach resort offers a wide array of activities to entertain visitors. There are three swimming pools and a four-lane super slide that guarantees hours of fun. Sport lovers can enjoy boating, snorkeling,kayaking, fishing, jet-skiing, or even a banana boat ride, whilst those who prefer some quiet pursuits can relax at the rainforest park or by the pool or beach where the only thing they need to work on it their tan. [Read more…]
Malaysia and highlights the plight of hundreds of thousands of Indonesian workers who end up working as virtual slaves, imprisoned and terribly abused by their “owners”.
In Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur at the Indonesian Embassy. The Embassy has become a refuge to scores of women who have fled their abusive employers and who face arrest by the authorities since their visas are no longer valid because they have left their jobs.
Many of the women, who work as maids, have their passports taken away by their employers and work for the equivalent of US $2 a day. One tells her that she’d been forced to work 18 hours a day, seven days a week for ten months. [Read more…]