Malaysia rolls out digital nomad visa

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The Bangkok Post

Malaysia aims to become Southeast Asia’s remote work hub Without much fanfare, Malaysia has rolled out a visa programme that may become the first fully fledged digital nomad and remote worker pass to be offered in Southeast Asia. According to a Migration Policy Institute report, at least 25 countries around the world now offer visas tailored for remote workers, but Asia has been slow to respond to the trend. Supported by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) – a government agency tasked with promoting the country’s digital economy – the De Rantau Programme will open to applicants on …

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