Have Fun With Hokkien

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Hokkien (福建話) is a group of mutually intelligible Min Nan Chinese dialects spoken throughout Southeastern China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, and by many other overseas Chinese. Hokkien originated from a dialect in southern Fujian. It is closely related to Teochew, though mutual comprehension is difficult, and is somewhat more distantly related to Hainanese. Hokkien historically served as the lingua franca amongst ...

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Train To Busan – What A Ride!

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Train to Busan is speeding away like a runaway train in Malaysia, having grossed over RM20 million since it began screening on September 8 and making it the top South Korean film in Malaysia’s box-office history. It stars Gong Yoo, child actress Kim Su-an, Jung Yu-mi, Ma Dong-seok and Choi Woo-shik. What is really amazing is that this movie is ...

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Ode To My Mum

Mum during her teen days

I lost my Mum to lung cancer on August 30, 2016 and that has made me realise how transient life is. She was still in reasonably good shape albeit feeling tired and a bit breathless when I went to Kuching on August 14. I never expected her to leave us so soon. She was first diagnosed with terminal lung cancer ...

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Goh Liu Ying

Goh Liu Ying

Gentle she may look On the courts she is vicious Her small size belies her strength and skills.   Laughing all the way to the bank after the Rio Olympics Igniting social media with her impeccable beauty Under her charm Malaysians fall.   Young and a stunning part-time model Idol of the nation Never has a Malaysian female badminton player ...

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Smartphones

Smartphones

We love to fiddle with our smartphones They keep us company when we are alone They are such a useful tool Making us feel so cool.   Whether you have an android or an iPhone I believe you love its mesmerizing tone With so many apps for you to download You no longer need a desktop.   You can access ...

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Syabas, Datuk Lee Chong Wei!

Datuk Lee Chong Wei

        Datuk Lee Chong Wei versus Lin Dan A real clash of the titans The badminton men’s semi-final of the Rio Olympics Will be remembered as an epic.   The rubber game was exhilarating And the last few minutes were truly nail-biting As I watched Lin Dan drew level with Chong Wei 20-20 I was overcome by ...

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Thank You For The Silver!

Chan Peng Soon & Goh Liu Ying

At the Olympics in Rio Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying gave their all No, they did not win the gold But they stand proud and tall.   In their quest for Olympic glory They created sporting history Winning a silver at the world stage A feat that etched their names in the annals of the nation’s sport pages. ...

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