Malaysia

Post By ISS - Pakistan | January 28, 2012


Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories and has a total landmass of 329,847 square kilometres (127,350 sq mi). It is separated by the South China Sea into two regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo (also known as West and East Malaysia respectively).Land borders are shared with Thailand, Indonesia, and Brunei, and maritime borders exist with Singapore, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Peninsular Malaysia is connected to Singapore via a causeway and a bridge. The capital city is Kuala Lumpur, while Putrajaya is the seat of the federal government. The population as of 2010 stood at over 28.25 million… Read more

Education in Malaysia

Education in Malaysia is monitored by the federal government. The Ministry of Education handles matters pertaining to pre-school, primary school, secondary school and post-secondary school. Matters regarding tertiary education are dealt with by the Ministry of Higher Education. Although education is the responsibility of the federal government, each state has an Education Department to coordinate educational matters in its territory. The main legislation governing education is the Education Act of 1996. More details on university education(Tertiary Education) can be foundhere. For the list of Public Sector and Private Sector Universities from Read more

Johor Darul Ta’zim

Johor is also known by its Arabic honorific, Darul Ta’zim, or “Abode of Dignity”,  is a Malaysian state, located in the southern portion of Peninsular Malaysia. It is one of the most developed states in Malaysia. The state capital city and royal city of Johor is Johor Bahru.Johor is surrounded by Pahang to the north, Malacca and Negeri Sembilan to the northwest, and the Straits of Johor to the south which separates Johor and the Republic of Singapore…Read more

Climate

Malaysia essentially observes tropical weather, but the best part is it is never too hot. Humidity is a common feature, which can be duly expected from its proximity to waters. With the exception of highlands, the climate is by and large moderately hot and extremely sultry. Throughout the year, the temperature ranges from 20°C to 30°C on an average.Mostly tropical climate is experienced round the year. However, the monsoon varies on the coastline of Peninsular Malaysia. On the west coast, the rainy season extends from September to December, whereas the months from October to February receive rainfall on the east coast. As regards East Malaysia, it collects heavy rains between the months of November to February.While Peninsular Malaysia receives average rainfall of 2500 mm, East Malaysia thrives in 5080 mm of rain. Monsoon season is on its peak from November to February, though August proves to be the wettest month on the west coast. On the whole, days are quite warm and nights are pretty cool in Malaysia. And its pleasant weather is always inviting.

Johor also has tropical climate without extremely high temperatures. Days are very warm, while nights are fairly cool. The main rainy season in Johor runs between November and February.

Food

Malaysia’s food reflects the multi-ethnic makeup of its population. Many cultures have greatly influenced the cuisine, from within the country and surrounding regions. Much of the influence comes from Malay, Chinese, Indian, Thai, Javanese and Sumatran culture, largely due to the country being part of the ancient spice route. The cuisine is very similar to that of Singapore and Brunei,and also bears resemblance to Filipino cuisine.The different states have varied dishes, and often the food in Malaysia is different from the original dishes.

Sometimes food not found in its original culture is assimilated into another, for example Chinese restaurants in Malaysia often serve Malay dishes. Food from one culture is sometimes also cooked using styles taken from another culture,This means that although much of Malaysian food can be traced back to a certain culture, they have their own identity. Rice is popular in many dishes. Chili is commonly found in local cuisine, although this does not necessarily make them spicy… Read more

 

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