By the time this article comes out, a close friend of mine will be getting ready to leave the country. Newlywed and pregnant, she will be joined by her entire family to migrate to Australia after obtaining their permanent resident status they applied for nearly a decade ago.
She isn't the first of my friends to start their lives anew in another country, and she won't be the last. And while they will be terribly missed, can we really blame them for choosing to leave?
Statistics keep showing an increase of Malaysians migrating with each passing year. The brain drain is a true problem in this country, as more and more of our creative and intellectual minds leave, never to return.
Read the rest: A House is Not a Home/