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Malaysia ‘My Second Home’

The Malaysia My Second Home Programme is promoted by the Government of Malaysia to allow foreigners who fulfill certain criteria, to stay in Malaysia for as long as possible on a multiple-entry social visit pass. The Social Visit Pass is initially for a period of ten (10) years, and is renewable. The relevant web site is here

We like their video testimonials, here.

If you are part of this scheme we would love to hear from you.

Why not make your own youtube video and let us put a link to it on this web site and blog.


Introducing the Project

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This is the Lifestyle Migration in East Asia blog, a space for communication, comment, participation and general browsing for those interested in research on migration and mobility. The blog is based on a research project about the motivations, experiences and outcomes of lifestyle migration in  Malaysia, Thailand and China. Read more here.

The blog is for..

a) the project team to communicate, upload and keep in touch

b) lifestyle migrants in Malaysia, Thailand or China who would like to participate to get in touch and follow the project online

c) other interested parties…academics, policy people and publics…to see the development of the project over the next 12 months