Penang Fors & Againsts


  • Appropriate for families with children
  • Mostly negative attitude to cigarettes
  • Very high level of secondary and higher education
  • Very good safety
  • Very favorable business environment
  • Women really do not have to worry about safety
  • Great atmosphere for making new acquaintances and friends
  • Internet speed is excellent
  • Locals speak English, but do not always form correct sentences, speak briefly the most important
  • Efficient healthcare system, highly qualified doctors
  • Not overfilled with people
  • Current weather is warm
  • Not expensive for living
  • Clean air without pollution
  • Mild weather conditions throughout all the year
  • Relationship between people and authorities is based on the principles of democracy


  • Freedom of speech is quite limited
  • Not a lot of cafes and restaurants, places to relax and have some entertainment
  • Very hot and damp climate
  • Terrible road conditions, traffic is extremely difficult