Foodie Retirement Haven: George Town, Malaysia

Foodie Retirement Haven: George Town, Malaysia

George Town, Malaysia, is not only one of Asia’s best options for retirement living, but also a top choice worldwide. Though the city has grown a great deal over the years, it has managed to retain its British colonial flavor. At the same time, it has developed to be hugely culturally diverse. Wandering around the historic downtown, it’s easy to imagine yourself in another era and even another place. There are neighborhoods reminiscent of China, India, an old Malay village and everywhere you find architecture and infrastructure harkening back to England’s colonial heyday.

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Expats rank Malaysia in top 20

Expats rank Malaysia in top 20

PETALING JAYA: Expatriates ranked Malaysia among the top 20 places for affordable high quality accommodation and cost of living.

In the seventh Expat Explorer survey conducted by YouGov involving over 9,300 expatriates, Malaysia was placed 19th for quality of life, financial well-being and the ease of raising a family abroad with Switzerland, China and Singapore in the top three.

The respondents in Malaysia said accommodation was easy to find (63%), of higher quality (54%) compared to their home country and relatively inexpensive.

Utilities is another area which expats are saving with 37% now spending less on these bills.

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Fixed Deposits under Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Programme

Fixed Deposits under Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Programme
Placement of Fixed Deposit can be done at any bank in Malaysia. Withdrawal of Fixed Deposit must have the prior approval of the MM2H Centre under Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia. Failure to comply with this condition could result in the immediate cancellation of the MM2H Social Visit Pass (Multiple Entry). Banks with dedicated MM2H Counters are as follows Bank of China and Public Bank. Thank you. Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Centre MALAYSIA

Applicants from Bangladesh

Applicants from Bangladesh

Starting from 1 November 2014, MM2H special committee meeting has decided that all applicants from Bangladesh must have their signature on each and every page of application documents before submitting to MM2H Centre. Thank you.

Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Centre MALAYSIA
Date: October 09, 2014