Malaysia is a mixture of modern world and developing country. With its investments in high technology industry and moderate oil wealth, it has become one of the richest nations in South East Asia. Malaysia offers a cheerful mixture for most visitors: there is a high-tech infrastructure and everything generally works well and more or less on schedule, but prices remain more reasonable than, for example, Singapore. The difference between rich and poor can also be evident: For example, a high-rise luxury condominium building built directly across from old, run-down store premises or apartments.
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