By: Sierra Jenkins. Country Information. Population: 2.4 million Religion: The religion in Malaysia is Islam, whose followers make up 61 percent of the population. Language: Malay, Canton, Mandarin Chinese, English. . The Malaysian ringgit is the currency of Malaysia.
By: Sierra Jenkins
The Malaysian ringgit is the currency of Malaysia.
PASSPORTS & VISAS
Visitors are required to hold valid passports. No visas are required for Canadians, or US citizens staying less than 90 days.
Proof of vaccination is not required unless you come from an infected area.
Avoid touching someone of the opposite sex. Affection is not shown in public.
Body Language: A smile or laugh could mean surprise, anger, shock, embarrassment or happiness.
Do remove your shoes before entering a Malaysian home or temples and mosques. It is customary to remove and leave footwear outside the house.
Do use right hand to receive or give something. The right hand should also be used for eating.