Have you ever wondered what Malaysians are Googling for in their spare time since we spent most of our waking hours on our phones and on the internet over the past few months?
Photo via wiseGEEK
Well, here are some of the trending searches for the month of June, along with the top questions on the minds of Malaysians as the movement restrictions begin to loosen up.
What is this random number that made Malaysians so curious?
Well actually, 224 is an online term that means "Today, Tomorrow, Forever", and it was widely searched by netizens and understood as an expression of permanency, usually within a romantic context.
Wow. So next time, try texting it to your bae and see how they react!
2. Geran Khas Prihatin/ GKP Semakan 2020
As Malaysia moves towards our economic recovery plan, many were quick to search on how to apply for the Geran Khas Prihatin (GKP) offered by The Inland Revenue Board (LHDN).
3. MySejahtera / MySejahtera Daftar / My Sejahtera RM50
Malaysians looked up the steps on how to redeem the free RM50 ePenjana credit that was offered with new downloads of the MySejahtera contact tracing app.
4. Everton vs. Liverpool
Soccer fans closely followed the highly anticipated match between rivals Everton and Liverpool, which ended with The Reds winning their first English Premier League title in 30 years.
We still can’t believe that Liverpool is the champion of England, after 3 decades!
5. It’s Okay To Not Be Okay
Fairytale or scary tale?
Locals got their Korean drama fix through this unusual romance story between an antisocial children's book author and an employee in a psychiatric hospital.
Photo via BERNAMA
As movement restrictions begin to loosen up with the transitioning of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) to the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO), many Malaysians are grappling with how to survive the ‘now’, and how to get back to life as we know it, within current guidelines.
Here are the top questions on the minds of Malaysians as the movement restrictions loosen:
“When will primary school open?”
“Can get married or not?”
“When will the GKP money be credited?”
“When will pasar malam be open?”
“Can children go out during RMCO?”
“Mosques that allow Friday prayers in Selangor”
“Is interstate-travels allowed?”
“When will RMCO ends?”
“Allowed sport activities”
“Are children allowed in malls?”
So, what are your top searches on Google?
By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat