Lonely Planet Writer

Return tickets now mandatory for foreign visitors to Malaysia

Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia.
Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia. Image by Andrew Lawson / CC BY 2.0

The Malaysian government has made it compulsory for all foreign visitors to present proof of a return ticket out of the country upon arrival. The new law is reportedly designed to stem the number of illegal immigrants in Malaysia, which, according to government estimates, currently number almost 2.5 million. Read more: channelnewsasia.com