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Postby PNGMK » Wed, 31 Jul 2013 3:35 pm

the lynx wrote:I don't know what makes living in Malaysia an interesting prospect. Sure it is cheap and it has very good retirement/expat scheme for the rich and foreign. But it is a simmering world of corruption, income gap, government inefficiency and socio-racial dissension. The upper middle class and below are obviously living in that world. Being a pensioner there is no heaven either.

Perhaps the expats, the aristocrat and the rich do have their bubble to live in, where everything is smooth, safe and isolated. I grew up there and at this point, I am not keen to live/retire there unless I know I will live in that bubble myself :(


I think it's a disaster just waiting to go off and I personally think there is much higher risk of it going off than Indonesia (baring a severe rice famine).


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