Culture

A Gallery of Malaysia’s Musical Heritage

22nd January 2018

The Penang House of Music (PHOM) in George Town is the brain child of Paul Augustin and is a gallery dedicated to Malaysia’s musical history and heritage. MALAYSIA INSIGHTS visited the place in December 2017. Editor Uwe Fischer conducted an interview […]

Latest Issue

MALAYSIA INSIGHTS #9 is online now

1st October 2017

The new issue of MALAYSIA INSIGHTS is online NOW! The respective print edition will be distributed from 6 October. One of the main topics of the current issue is “the Taste of Malaysia”. We were able […]

Culture

Goethe Institute in Malaysia

28th August 2017

Guest article by Rolf Stehle, Director of Goethe Institute Malaysia // The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany operating worldwide since 1951. The Goethe-Institut Malaysia has been in Kuala Lumpur […]

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 […]

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 […]

Malaysia returns to CeBIT with a National pavilion
Trade

Malaysia Pavilion at CeBIT 2017

7th February 2017

Malaysia will participate in the world’s largest computer expo CeBIT with a National Pavilion. Organised by MATRADE, Malaysia’s Authority for External Trade Development, the Malaysian Pavilion in hall 12 A38 will showcase nine companies. Mr Badrul, MATRADE’s […]

Latest Issue

MALAYSIA INSIGHTS Yearbook 2017 out now

20th September 2016

The latest issue of MALAYSIA INSIGHTS is a special edition concentrating on Malaysia’s bilateral ties with Germany. You can read or download and save the online version here. If you are a Magzter subscriber you […]

Education & Training

Dual Vocational Training in Malaysia

16th September 2016

The German Dual Vocational Training Program (GDVT) is a new initiative introduced in Malaysia in 2014, providing the opportunity of completing a two-track vocational training following the German model. Together with German and Malaysian companies […]