50 things that are Malaysian

Posted by Tuan Rumah | 8:15 PM | , | 2 comments »

In conjunction with our 50 year anniversary, The Star, one of our English daily newspaper has come out with a poll on 50 things that are Malaysian. It is a good collection of items and I think it may be useful for you when visiting Malaysia. Use these items to break the ice with locals:

    Food

  1. Nasi lemak
  2. Nasi kandar
  3. Roti canai
  4. Teh tarik
  5. Kajang Satay
  6. Ramly Burger
  7. Char koay teow
  8. ABC (air batu campur)
  9. Rojak
  10. Yee sang

    Expressions

  11. Lah
  12. Brudder
  13. Ta pau
  14. Cin-cai
  15. Aiyo
  16. Malaysia Boleh
  17. Yam seng
  18. Mat Salleh

    Personalities

  19. Tunku Abdul Rahman
  20. Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad
  21. Tan Sri P. Ramlee
  22. Sudirman
  23. Mat Rempit
  24. Ah Long
  25. Lat

    Buildings & Places

  26. Genting Highlands
  27. Penang Bridge
  28. Putrajaya
  29. Sepang International Circuit
  30. Petronas Twin Towers
  31. Mount Kinabalu
  32. KL International Airport
  33. Pasar malam
  34. Malacca
  35. Dataran Merdeka
  36. 24-hour Mamak stall
  37. Batu Caves

    Culture and Others

  38. Proton
  39. Balik kampung
  40. Open house
  41. Baju kurung
  42. Baba-Nyonya
  43. Malaysian hospitality
  44. “Malaysian time”
  45. Joget
  46. MyKad or identity card
  47. Longhouse
  48. Vision 2020
  49. Ang pow in many colours
  50. Wayang Kulit
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2 comments

  1. furqan // August 16, 2007 at 6:48 AM  

    good info and good blog,
    i have put inbound link on my site, please can you do the same
    thanks
    warm regards

    http://www.dubaiforvisitors.com

    Furqan

  2. cdason // August 16, 2007 at 9:21 PM  

    Really nicely done.. thats what i can say about your blog.. All the best for the AMBP...