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Malaysia's low cost of living is attracting digital nomads.

In an attempt to position itself as the region's next major hub for digital nomads and remote workers, Malaysia has begun accepting applications for its new digital nomad visa.

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The government of DE Rantau has announced the creation of a "DE Rantau Nomad Pass" for qualifying non-residents of the country.

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This announcement comes on the heels of the government's promise to construct digital nomad communities.

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Because of this, there are now a greater number of locations all across the country where individuals are able to travel to work remotely and yet have access to dependable internet.

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MDEC announced a new visa to boost Malaysia's digital transformation and economy. DE Rantau serves local and global digital nomads.

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One's yearly salary must be more than €24,000 in order to be eligible for the digital nomad visa offered by Malaysia.

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