Cost of living in Tawau (Malaysia) is 40% cheaper than in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
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For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require Dirham 43,000 in Abu Dhabi you would need to make just about Dirham 25,662 (RM27,217) in Tawau.