Malaysia

Gabriel,Suniura 7th

Introduction

Malaysia used to be ruled by Britain, but is now independent. Malaysia is a communist country that pays for health, education, etc. The 22 years prime minster MAHATHIR bin Mohammad who was successful in diversifying its economy from dependence on exports of raw materials to the development of manufacturing, services, and tourism

Malaysia "The land of wonders"

Geography

Malaysia is filled with forests though it has mountains as well. There is beautiful trees like oak, ebony, sandalwood, teak and more different kinds of trees. the lowest elevation is 0 and the highest is Gunung Kinabalu at 4,100 m. It is a Moutain

People and Culture

Malaysian people are nice, but are a little tan. They are mostly Muslim and 50.4% of the people's ethnic group is Malay. Arts and music have been here there for quiet a while. Cuisine is often divided along ethnic groups, but some foods exist which have mixed foods from different ethnicity.

government and citezenship

A child born in Malaysia or outside of Malaysia to Malaysian parents is a citizen. If the child has one Malaysian parent and is born in Malaysia, the child is also a citizen but If a child is born outside of Malaysia to one Malaysian parent, he/she is not a citizen, but may become a permanent citizen of Malaysia and later apply for citizenship. In all of these cases, citizenship is conferred by law, but the parents must still register the child at the Malaysian National Registration Office to officially obtain the child's Malaysian citizenship. An "basic knowledge" of the Malay language is required to get citizenship by registration. Malaysia is a constitutional monarchy. The prime minster is head of government and must be a member.

economy

Malaysia is a middle income economy transformed itself since the 1970's from a producer of raw materials into an emerging multi-sector. Malaysia is very good in transporting oil and rubber and there are some electronics as well.