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Welcome to Malaysia

MALAYSIA sits at the heart of ASEAN, one of the largest and fastest growing economic regions in the world. A land rich in culture, nature, heritage and modernity, it is a compelling congress designation where Peace and Harmony exists hand in hand.

Kuala Lumpur Skyline - Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) and PETRONAS Twin-Towers

It is one of Asia’s most dynamic and fascinating countries. With an abundance of natural resources, great connectivity to the region and world, and plenty of things to do and see.

River cruise along scenic Tahan River with lush rainforest foliage at Taman Negara National Park, Pahang, Malaysia

Malaysia is proud to be multi-racial and multicultural. There are a diverse lot of people of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Bidayuh, Orang Ulu, Melanau,  Kadazan-Dusun, Bajau, Bugis, Murut, Sikh, and many other ethnic origins. You will find that people generally respect each other and are aware of the different cultural practices. Get to know the different nuances of each race, as well as what has converged and come to be known as true Malaysian culture.


Malaysia covers an area of about 336,700 square kilometres. There are 13 states, namely Perlis, Kedah, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan, Melaka, Johor, Pahang, Terengganu, Kelantan, Sarawak and Sabah on the island of Borneo, and three Federal Territories, namely Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan. Malaysia has many seaports and international airports. It is situated in Southeast Asia; its neighbours are Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore and Indonesia. The country’s time is eight hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (+8GMT) and 16 hours ahead of United States Pacific Standard Time.

The Weather

The weather in Malaysia can be extremely changeable, wet and windy one moment, humid and sunny the next. You will need an umbrella, at all times of the year. Temperatures normally range from 22-32° Celsius.


SARAWAK is the largest region in Malaysia, covering a landmass of approximately 124,450 square km. It is located on the island of Borneo, the third largest island in the world. The island comprises Kalimantan-Indonesia on the south, and Sabah-Malaysia to the northeast, with Brunei Darussalam nestled between Sarawak and Sabah.

The Hornbill (Beceros biornis)

SARAWAK is also known as the Land of Hornbills. Its state emblem is the Rhinoceros Hornbill which was chosen to represent prosperity and harmony. Sarawak is home to one of the oldest and largest tracts of tropical rainforest with diverse flora and fauna. Conservation of its natural resources have always been a priority for the Sarawak Government, with more than 47 national parks, 15 nature reserves and 5 wildlife sanctuaries gazetted as Totally Protect Areas, covering a total of 867 thousand hectares on land, with more than 1.2 million hectares covering its territorial water.

In terms of culture, Sarawak is home to one of the most diverse ethnic make ups in Malaysia. Major ethnic groups include the Iban, Malay, Chinese, Bidayuh, Melanau and Orang Ulu. This tremendous diversity has always been celebrated, and exemplifies a truly multicultural and multiracial society living in harmony.


Nestled on the banks of the Sarawak River, Kuching City is where legends come alive and nature flourishes in all its magnificent splendor. Listen closely and you’ll hear the echoes of ancient melodies in the air, as if the spirits of this tribal land are celebrating the triumph of your arrival.

As you step into this vibrant epicentre, you will find the climate here comfortably sunny and tropical, with temperatures ranging from 30 to 32 degrees Celsius. Kuching City boasts an array of new world conveniences, easy accessibility and above all, a harmonious multicultural persona that is essentially one of the key factors to its success in the global business events arena. English is widely spoken and shopping is affordable!

Take this chance to look around and admire the seamless blend of tradition and modernity. Here, you will meander past historic shophouses, with their vibrant hues and intricate architectural designs, standing proudly alongside contemporary skyscrapers  as a testament to Kuching Cityʼs evolution and resilience. Indeed, this city is a kaleidoscope of Diversity. It is a place where tradition and modernity dance hand in hand, where the wilderness and civilization intertwine. And now, Adventurer, it beckons you to immerse yourself in the symphony its diverse tapestry.