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Is there anyone out there who doesn't Google things?
As we move into the month of April, we present the top 10 trending searches in Malaysia over the past month where sporting events including the English Premier League, the Malaysia Super League and Lee Zii Jia’s epic win against defending champion Viktor Axelson in the All England match dominated top trending searches over the month.
Here are the top 10 trending searches for March 2021, just so you know!
1. Wu Lien-teh / Dr. Wu Lien-teh
A Google Doodle celebrating the 142nd birthday of Chinese-Malaysian epidemiologist Dr. Wu Lien-teh, who invented the precursor to the modern-day face masks, sparked curiosity among netizens.
2. Man City vs. Man United / Liverpool vs. Fulham / Wolves vs. Liverpool
Manchester United bested Manchester City with a 2-0 win, ending The Citizen’s streak of 28 unbeaten games and making it one of the top most watched matches of the EPL.
Image via SkySport
3. Sri Lanka vs. West Indies / Bangladesh vs. New Zealand* / Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe
Avid cricket fans were treated to a month of international tournaments, namely the Sri Lanka tour of West Indies, Bangladesh tour of New Zealand and Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe in UAE.
4. Milan vs Man United
The face off between Europa League champions Manchester United and AC Milan resulted in a 1-0 win for the Red Devils.
Image via The Independent
5. MyBayar Saman
Malaysians rushed to find out more about the newly launched app from the Royal Malaysian Police that allows users to directly pay their summons, with a 50% discount for payments done before 11 April.
6. 你 是 我 的 城池 营垒 (You Are My Hero)
This new Mandarin drama, revolving around the lives of Doctor Mi Ka (Sandra Ma) and military personnel Xing Ke Lei (Bai Jing Ting) as they work to help earthquake victims, has gathered a local following.
7. Happy Women’s Day
Locals turned to Search to see what they could do to appreciate the women in their lives in conjunction with International Women’s Day.
8. Malaysia Super League Standings
Malaysians looked up the latest standings of their favorite local soccer teams in the National Super League which kicked off 5 April
9. All England 2021 Live
Malaysians united before their screens to watch Lee Zii Jia emerge victorious against Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen during the All England 2021 badminton match.
What did you search for on the internet last month?
By Piravina Ragunathan