Latest Issue

MALAYSIA INSIGHTS #8 out now!

29th June 2017

For a higher quality resolution, you may download the magazine or read it in your browser by clicking here CONTENTS 02 In Short 17 Imprint TOURISM 04 Welcome to Johor! 09 Beautiful Islands of Johor 13 […]

ASEAN Investment Forum 2017
Business

ASEAN Investment Forum 2017

23rd June 2017

Guest article by Nils Wolters, MIDA Frankfurt | The ASEAN Investment Forum 2017, subtitled “Investment opportunities in the world’s most dynamic growth region”, was held on 19 June 2017 in Frankfurt Marriott Hotel. It was […]

Music

Preserving The Musical Heritage of Penang

22nd June 2017

by Uwe Fischer | With a visit to Penang you cannot really go wrong: there are countless exhibitions, festivals and events all year round, the food is excellent, and lovers of art and history will […]

Photographer Jimmy Nelson (By Vera de Kok - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=37513041)
Culture

Program Highlights of George Town Festival 2017

19th June 2017

George Town Festival (GTF) is back for the 8th year with world-class programmes and more exciting events. Dedicated to George Town’s inauguration as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008, GTF is a celebration of […]

Tourism

Welcome to Johor!

7th June 2017

by Uwe Fischer Malaysia is more than just KL, Penang, Melaka and Borneo: Johor, the southernmost state of the Malaysian mainland, has a lot to offer, too. A group of German travel and marketing specialists […]

Fruit market in Kuala Lumpur (photo: Lee/flickr)
Food

Tropical Temptations

21st April 2017

by Rebecca Koay With tropical weather through out the year, bountiful rain and fertile soil, Malaysia has perfect conditions for agricultural products. Although this nation continues to develop with its rapid modernisation, agriculture still thrives […]

The wreck of the M.V. Tung Hwang (flickr/meng)
Tourism

The Wrecks Offcoast Labuan

18th April 2017

Labuan is a group of islands located off the coast of the state of Sabah in East Malaysia. The eponymous main island is surrounded by 6 smaller islands. Labuan’s capital Victoria is best known as an offshore […]

MIHAS in Kuala Lumpur
Trade

MIHAS Showcasts Halal Products

30th March 2017

BY UWE FISCHER Malaysia welcomes international buyers and producers of halal products at its annual “Malaysia International Halal Showcase” (MIHAS). The 4 day event will be held from 5th April to 8th April 2017 at […]

History

One Century ago: Missionary Work in Malaysia

21st March 2017

BY UWE FISCHER A century ago, the American Methodist missionary John Russell Denyes had been working in Malaysia. Upon his return to the USA in 1919, he published a little book simply entitled “Malaysia”. His account […]

Andy Sengiah (metrochannel.com.my) with MALAYSIA INSIGHTS editor Uwe Fischer (l)
Travel

The Best In Town

12th March 2017

Andy Sengiah is a video producer from Malaysia. With his company Metrochannel he offers documentaries for TV stations. MALAYSIA INSIGHTS met him at ITB 2017. The interview was conducted by chief editor Uwe Fischer. Andy, […]