With high speed broadband available across the city, majority of pubs, restaurants, coffee shops, diners and hotels offers free WiFi connections to all their customers. However if you did not bring any WiFi connective device, fear not as throughout the city there are thousands of internet cafés which cost about US 1 dollar for an hour and mostly operate 24 hours a day.
Public telephone kiosks are easily available throughout the city. It is advisable to buy a local Telco sim card since it only cost about US2-3 dollars for a prepaid pack. With low IDD and local call rate available from local telco providers and easy connectivity, it would be a wise investment.
Newspapers, novels and magazines
The local newspaper which covers Malaysia and global news are News Straits Times and The Star. International newspapers and magazines can be bought from large bookstores or magazine outlets. A wide selection of bestselling and new novels are also available in bookstores such as Popular, Borders and MPH. Head over to Central Market or Pasar Seni, there a really good 2nd hand book store there if you intend to just read and discard it after your holiday in Kuala Lumpur to avoid carrying excess baggage.
Live sporting events telecast
Malaysian’s are sports fanatics, football has a huge following over here. Most bars and local coffee shop or diners telecast live sporting event. The UEFA cup, Champions League, English Premier League, Spanish La Liga, Italian Serie A, German Bundesliga, Euro and the world cup has a large fan base in Malaysia. Huge crowds gather at local coffee shops called "mamak" or local pubs to catch the games. Sid’s Pubs is one of the best place to catch live sporting events as they cover international football, cricket and rugby matches . Cheer on your favourite teams and make friends with local community while you enjoy an icy cold beer.
Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC) :
+603 235 4848 / 9235 4800
Tourist Police: In case you are a tourist in Kuala Lumpur call +603-2163 3657 (24 hours)
Comfort Cabs +60-3-62531313 Sunlight Taxi +60-3-90575757 Public Cab +603 62592020
Uptown Ace +603 92832333 Unicablink 1300 88 0303
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