Penang is third best place to retire in, ahead of Chiang Mai, why?
01/09/2014 - 20:00
by Ng Kee Seng
COMMENT: Hooray! Forbes has listed Penang’s George Town in Malaysia as the No 3 budget living city to retire in the world. It also introduces Malaysia as having a pensionado programme called Malaysia...
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MERDEKA FOCUS: The nation celebrates its 57 years of independence today and with that, we celebrate the spirit of Merdeka,...
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