I am a supporter of MM2H programme and I think this brings not just the $$$ but also the branding of Malaysia as a super nice retirement destination. By the way, retirement meant that these successful MM2H applicants will spend their life savings here, most of it even if not all. If they are happy … Read moreMM2H and the RM13 billion contribution to the economy
Personally, I like MM2H as a programme which features Malaysia as a second home for foreigners. I love Malaysia and I think foreigners would too. We are a friendly nation and more cultural exchanges are good too. Earlier article here: Best place to retire vs best place for retirement These foreigners would then be spending … Read moreMM2H applicants and the property market of Malaysia
I have lost track of the year when Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) started. I think it’s a good programme because it gives these applicants a chance to live in one of the best places to live in the world. 🙂 Okay, one of the most affordable places in the world for retirees. To my country, … Read moreMM2H? Higher quality applicants on the way.
For ‘young’ at heart people who are thinking of places with white sandy beaches overlooking the sea, over 4,000 metre mountain peak loved by many, world’s oldest rainforests worth exploring every year and even UNESCO Heritage sites and cities? All these are in the same country; Malaysia. This is also a read for those who … Read moreDo not come to Malaysia just to retire… Be an Enjoyee instead!
Gong Xi Fa Cai and Happy Holidays to all. I hope everyone drives patiently and arrive in your destination safely. Perhaps this year the jam is lesser because the number of cars on the road in KL was already fewer since 13th February 2018 (Tuesday). On 14th February, it was a breeze to my office … Read moreGong Xi Fa Cai and Happy Holidays! UP, UP and UP is my wish.
This is the Part 2 of the Expert Series – Why Retirement Homes, Why Ipoh – Part 1 published yesterday. Part 2 talks a bit more about the advantages of a purpose developed retirement homes versus other property types. John was also asked a few more tough questions. Personally, if my whole family stays with … Read moreExpert Series – Why Retirement Homes, Why Ipoh? – Part 2
Within this year itself, I think I visited Bangkok 4 times. Except for the jam that never seem to end, I love Bangkok. I love the friendly people, the delicious street food and the good service in hotels. I wanted to bring my family for a visit too, perhaps next year. Every time I pass … Read moreForeigners love condos in Thailand and Malaysia
Should we invest in Malaysian properties? Is it safe for a long time more? I hope so because I did. Haha. Anyway, what about the question of how to invest? How to start? What’s available and what are prices like? There’s one good article here that everyone can refer to. It’s in mansionglobal.com It talks about … Read moreProperty investment Malaysia, how to start?
When I was with my first company, a Japanese MNC, my general manager told me that while golf is not considered a luxury for him in Japan, it is a scarcity. More often than not you would need to book at least weeks ahead and for some of the more popular ones, perhaps even months … Read moreGolfing, hot weather and Japanese interest
In Malaysia, one can live comfortably for less than in Australia. I remembered a conversation I had with a Senior HR manager a few years ago. He said, “I seldom fail to convince any retiree to move to Malaysia and contribute to my company. The reason? As long as they are from America, I tell … Read moreMalaysia: good health care, lower living cost