GOOGLE: Malaysia’s Top 10 Fastest Rising Searches on Google
Week: April 20 -26, 2012
1 Shafie Apdal
The cabinet minister was embroiled in allegations of involvement with a local actress.
2 Proton Preve
Malaysians looked up information on Proton’s latest sedan.
3 Bob Kuman
Rumours of the death of this actor and comedian, especially on social media, proved unfounded.
4 Chelsea vs Barcelona
The Blues beat favourites Barcelona 3-2 on aggregate in a drama-filled game, ensuring their spot in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich.
5 e-penyata gaji
Civil servants went online to check their salary slip after the system became available on April 20.
Job vacancies offered by the state government became another hotly searched item as Malaysians went online to apply for the available positions.
A site which offers interactive reading experiences by J. K. Rowling had Harry Potter Fans exploring the wizarding world of Harry Potter.
8 e-filing LHDN
Malaysians rushed to file their 2011 income tax online before the deadline of April 30.
9 Sendayu Tinggi
The Ministry of Health seized packets of slimming products by this local cosmetic brand.
A popular artificial intelligence conversation programme created by ISMaker sparked controversy and protest in Thailand.