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"The Malays are almost entirely..." Malaysia Local Custom Tip by Beefy_SAFC

Malaysia Local Customs: 200 reviews and 174 photos


The Malays are almost entirely Moslem, so what I've said elsewhere about not wearing revealing clothing (away from the many beach resorts) and not being too obvious with alcohol outside bars applies here. Some Malays want Islamic 'Shia' law implemented, which would mean the end of alcohol sales and women having to cover up almost completely.

The Chinese are either Christian or Buddhist, with the Indigenous tribes either following Islam (in coastal regions) or Christianity. Indians are primarily Hindu with some Moslems.

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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