Malaysia’s records: Bigger, better, faster, more

Malaysia’s records: Bigger, better, faster, more TREE PLANTING 110,461 trees planted in one minute. The event took place on Oct. 5, 2000, to celebrate World Habitat Day 2000. LONGEST HULA HOOPING Nine-year old Ashwita Ramesh Nair surpassed her previous record for the longest hula hooping for a total of two hours, 12 minutes and 17.4 […]

Mt Everest climbers get Datukships

Mt Everest climbers get Datukships BY K. SUTHAKAR SUT@THESTAR.COM.MY   GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia’s first Mount Everest conquerers N. Mohanadas and M. Magendran have been conferred Datukships in conjunction with the Yang di-Pertua Negri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas’ 72nd birthday celebration . The two, who reached the peak of the mountain in 1997, were among 47 […]

Malaysians Are Rude, ‘Ruder’ and ‘Rudest’

July 6, 2006 by Gobala Krishnan Malaysians Are Rude, ‘Ruder’ and ‘Rudest’ This made it into my Malaysia Boleh category, a showcase of uniquely Malaysian traits and unspoken realities. Malaysia is ranked third least courteous country in the world, according to Reader’s Digest. Yes… I know I’m not the first to report this (thanks for […]