About us

Brief History


Established in 1968 to promote deeper understanding and closer relationships between the people of Malaysia and Japan. Since then, JLSM has been actively promoting the learning of Japanese language among Malaysians.

In the late 90s, JLSM expanded its activities to homestay programs in Japan as well as actively promoting Japanese culture by staging public events such as exhibitions, dance parades and workshops.

Since 2006, it organises the Annual Japanese Language Festival (JLfest) in Malaysia.


Our Mission

Bringing people of Malaysia, Japan and the world together through the learning and promotion of Japanese language and culture among members.


Our Philosophy

Language serves as a foundation for meaningful interactions of people, culture and arts.


Our Objectives

Enhancing personal and career development of
our members by providing a platform for

  • purposeful interactions
  • Japanese language and cultural appreciation
  • collaborations

Our Management


JLSM is managed by a team pf Executive Committee members, assisted by full time staff. The EXCO members are volunteers.

Key Post Holders

for the term 2021-2024

Edward Lee Chee Peng


Vice President

Jaclyn Phua Mui Huang


Hon Secretary

Lim Say Yong


Hon Treasurer

Ng Yeong Zoul



Contact Us

The Japanese Language Society of Malaysia

Lot 568-8-14, 8th Floor, Kompleks Mutiara, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, 51200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Email Address:

Contact: +603 6259 7180
WhatsApp: +6018 363 7071  

Operating Hours: Monday - Friday (10am - 6pm)
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays