Each of the Morgan Stanley closed-end funds listed below (the “Funds”) today declared the following dividends.




    Net Investment   Long-Term
NYSE Income Per Capital Gains
Name of Closed-End Fund   Ticker   Share   Per Share
Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc.   APF   --   $1.120962
Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund, Inc.   MSD  

Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund, Inc.   EDD  

Morgan Stanley Frontier Emerging Markets Fund, Inc.   FFD   $0.216828   --
The Latin American Discovery Fund, Inc.   LDF   $0.148505   $0.268396
The Malaysia Fund, Inc.   MAY   --   $1.468098
The Turkish Investment Fund, Inc.   TKF   $0.304066   --

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*The amount of net investment income to be paid by the Funds is determined in accordance with federal income tax regulations. It is possible that all or a portion of the Funds’ fiscal year 2011 dividend may be a return of capital and that determination cannot yet be made.

The amount of dividends paid by each fund may vary from time to time. Past amounts of dividends are no guarantee of future dividend payment amounts.

The final determination of the source and tax characteristics of all distributions in 2011 will be made after the end of the year.

Investing involves risk and it is possible to lose money on any investment in the Funds.

Morgan Stanley Investment Management, together with its investment advisory affiliates, has approximately 630 investment professionals around the world and approximately $268 billion in assets under management or supervision as of September 30, 2011. MSIM strives to provide outstanding long-term investment performance, service and a comprehensive suite of investment management solutions to a diverse client base, which includes governments, institutions, corporations and individuals worldwide.

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm’s employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals from more than 1,300 offices in 42 countries. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.

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