Malaysia scraps visas for Chinese tourists

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Chinese tourists will no longer need visas to travel to Malaysia. The new rule goes into effect on March 1st.

With low oil prices and consumer spending hitting the economy hard, Kuala Lumpur hopes a boost in tourism will help.

CCTV’s Rian Maelzer reports from Kuala Lumpur.
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Malaysia scraps visas for Chinese tourists

Chinese tourists will no longer need visas to travel to Malaysia. The new rule goes into effect on March 1st.With low oil prices and consumer spending hitting the economy hard, Kuala Lumpur hopes a boost in tourism will help. CCTV's Rian Maelzer reports from Kuala Lumpur.