News Analysis - Indo-Malaysia Relations

  • Maxis Budgets Rs. 2000 Crore (March 12, 2007)
    Malaysian company Maxis Communications owning 74 per cent stake in mobile telecommunications operator Aircel Cellular plans to invest Rs. 2000 crore (USD 454 million) and reach eight million subscribed in 2007-08.<More>

  • Indians Buying Malaysia Property (March 12, 2007)
    About 700 rich Indians, businessmen, and film stars seem to buying property for residential properties in Kuala Lumpur after Malaysian Government modification of rules regarding foreign ownership of property in December 2006.<More>

  • Malaysia Expects 400K Indian Tourists (March 05, 2007)
    As part of its "Visit Malaysia Year 2007," Malaysia is pitching for a 25 per cent rise in tourists from India to reach 400,000 this year using easier visa regimes, prizes, and shopping discounts.<More>

  • Malaysia Invites Indian Investment (November 10, 2006)
    Malaysia inaugurated a representative office of the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) in Bangalore and invited further Indian investments to the 15 kilometer (km) wide and 50 km long special corridor dedicated to multimedia.<More>

  • China Pushing FTA (November 08, 2006)
    An important component in Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit will be a push India to grant it a “market economy” status through a free trade agreement (FTA), something that most developed economies have so far refused.<More>

  • Malaysia Grants ‘Visa on Arrival’ (October 24, 2006)
    Malaysia announce a “visa on arrival” for Indians visiting Malaysia for tourism purposes entering the nation from “six different points of entry” to “spur intra-regional travel and bolster tourism” in a “Hassle-free environment.” <More>

  • India, Singapore for Air Force Cooperation (August 22, 2006)
    In the first ever Air Force-level dialogue, India and Singapore agreed to focus on “mutually supportive roles,” including “interoperability” between respective air forces for disaster management and humanitarian relief in South East Asia.<More>

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