Hot Topics: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia



1. Boston Marathon explosion
The world mourned along with the city of Boston when an act of terrorism disrupted the Boston Marathon on April 15.

2. Huangwen Yong
A pioneer of Singapore Chinese TV drama, the much-loved actor passed away on April 20.

3. Leonel Nunez
Johor FC’s Argentinean signing drew attention after he scored three goals in two games in recent FA cup matches.

4. Penamaan Calon
Nomination Day on April 20 at 222 centres nationwide, paved the way for the coming GE13.

5. DAP logo
A minor crisis over the status of the Democratic Action Party’s logo, later cleared for use.

6. Spotify
Spotify, a popular music streaming service was launched in Malaysia on April 19.

7. Gwiyomi song
Released in February, this Korean song has gone viral in Malaysia with many local versions from celebrities to members of the public uploading their own versions.

8. Perbadanan Putrajaya
The council came under virtual fire over an issue involving banners of political parties in GE13.

9. Zulkifli Nordin
The controversial candidate drew much attention when he was nominated to represent Barisan Nasional for the Shah Alam seat.

10. Cheongdam-dong Alice
A new Korean soap opera starring Moon Geun-young, Park Si-hoo, So Yi-hyun (pic) and Kim Ji-seok hits the country.


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