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, […]

Official opening of the Malaysian Pavillon at ITB 2017
Tourism

Malaysia aims to be Official Country Partner for ITB 2019

10th March 2017

BY UWE FISCHER Malaysia registered interest to be official country partner for Internationale Tourismus Börse (ITB) 2019, the world’s premier travel fair in Germany. Malaysian Minister of Tourism and Culture, Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul […]

Trends

Malaysia Leverages on Internet of Things

20th February 2017

BY UWE FISCHER The German pop band Spliff saw it all coming a long time ago. In their song “Computer sind doof” (Computers are stupid) from 1982 they sang: Der Wäschetrockner flirtet mit dem Video […]

Malaysian Pavilion at ITB 2016
Tourism

Malaysia at the ITB 2017

18th February 2017

At the ITB Berlin 2017, Malaysia will participate with a National Pavilion consisting of 35 exhibitors. This year, the country in the heart of South East Asia will present 17 resorts & hotels, 15 tour operators and […]

Sipadan
Travel

Discover Sabah, the Heart of Borneo

17th February 2017

Sabah, often called “the land under the wind”, is one of two Malaysian states located on the island of Borneo. The country below the typhoon belt offers a colorful variety of activities. For all nature […]