Life in Malaysia

Get to know your host country

Digging Deeper

Language Resources
Cultural Resources
News and Media
Movies and Documentaries
  • Hantu Kak Limah Balik Rumah (2010)
  • The Journey (2014)
  • On Borrowed Time
  • Wildest Indochina: Malaysia (season 1, episode 2)
  • The Last Communist (2006)
  • Rising Sun Over Malaya (History Channel)
Books
  • The Garden of Evening Mists
  • The Gift of Rain
  • The Harmony Silk Factory
  • Interlok—Abdullah Hussain
  • Being Malaysian: a Young Writer’s Anthology
  • Insight Guide Malaysia—Discovery
  • Flavors of Malaysia: A Journey Through  Time, Tastes, and Traditions
  • Floating on a Malaysian Breeze: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore
  • A Short History of Malaysia: Linking East and West
  • War of the Running Dogs: Malaya 1948-1960
LGBTQ Resources (Diversity) Heritage and Ethnicity Resources (Diversity)
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