Malaysia Info

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Malaysia's history has been one of continual interaction with foreign powers and influences because of its strategic position between the Indian Ocean the South China Sea which has made it the meeting place for traders and travellers.

Malaysia is a tropical wonderland situated in the heart of South-East Asia just north of th Equator. It is made up of two regions, i.e., Peninsular Malaysia which lies between Thailand and Singapore, while East Malaysia is situated across the South China Sea on the island of Borneo.

Malaysia has a centralised system of educational administration. Its administrative structure is organized at four hierarchical levels,namely, national, state, district/division/residency and school. Consists of 20 divisions, 12 are Professional Divisions and 8 are Administrative Divisions.

Manufacturing forms the largest single component of Malaysia's economy. Malaysia is one of the world's largest producers of rubber, tin, palm oil, timber, pepper and petroleum. Tourism, too, is emerging as a major revenue earner.

Malaysia is rich with arts, culture, dance, food and handicrafts. Come and join the Malaysia Fest '97 celebrations. Your chance to enjoy special moments with family, members and friends.

Government and Politics
Malaysia comprises 13 states and two federal territories Kuala Lumpur and Labuan (an island off the coast of Sabah). Nine of the states have a hereditary ruler respectively, from which the Supreme Head of State, the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong (King) is elected every five years. The government is based on parliamentary democracy. The Prime Minister heads the Cabinet of Ministers.

This page last updated by Azhan & Madi on 7/24.