Qatar and uae: The strategic region for Malaysian diaspora economic development

Siti Rugayah Hj Tibek, Jawiah Dakir, Maznah Ibrahim, Wan Kamal Mujani, Fariza Md. Sham, Md. Sapar @ Mohd. Safar Hasim, Kamaruzaman Yusoff, Kaseh Abu Bakar, Zamri Ariffin, Badlihisham Mohd Nasir, Tamat Sarmadi, Nor Hafizah Abu Samah, Mohamad Zulfazdlee Abul Hassan

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This paper presents the views of Malaysians who reside in UAE and Qatar on the factors motivating them to work in these two countries.Various factors have motivated a number of Malaysians to migrate in search of a better livelihood in these two countries. Their views were obtained in interviews conducted. Respondents are divided into a few categories, company employees, embassy staff/officers and club members. This research finds that the dominant motivation factor is economic, that is, the high income, and other factors such as seeking experience in other countries, better education for children and seeking new challenges.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4227-4234
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Applied Sciences Research
Volume8
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Qatar and uae : The strategic region for Malaysian diaspora economic development. / Tibek, Siti Rugayah Hj; Dakir, Jawiah; Ibrahim, Maznah; Mujani, Wan Kamal; Md. Sham, Fariza; Hasim, Md. Sapar @ Mohd. Safar; Yusoff, Kamaruzaman; Abu Bakar, Kaseh; Ariffin, Zamri; Mohd Nasir, Badlihisham; Sarmadi, Tamat; Samah, Nor Hafizah Abu; Abul Hassan, Mohamad Zulfazdlee.

In: Journal of Applied Sciences Research, Vol. 8, No. 8, 2012, p. 4227-4234.

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Tibek, SRH, Dakir, J, Ibrahim, M, Mujani, WK, Md. Sham, F, Hasim, MSMS, Yusoff, K, Abu Bakar, K, Ariffin, Z, Mohd Nasir, B, Sarmadi, T, Samah, NHA & Abul Hassan, MZ 2012, 'Qatar and uae: The strategic region for Malaysian diaspora economic development', Journal of Applied Sciences Research, vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 4227-4234.
Tibek, Siti Rugayah Hj ; Dakir, Jawiah ; Ibrahim, Maznah ; Mujani, Wan Kamal ; Md. Sham, Fariza ; Hasim, Md. Sapar @ Mohd. Safar ; Yusoff, Kamaruzaman ; Abu Bakar, Kaseh ; Ariffin, Zamri ; Mohd Nasir, Badlihisham ; Sarmadi, Tamat ; Samah, Nor Hafizah Abu ; Abul Hassan, Mohamad Zulfazdlee. / Qatar and uae : The strategic region for Malaysian diaspora economic development. In: Journal of Applied Sciences Research. 2012 ; Vol. 8, No. 8. pp. 4227-4234.
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