Here are the top 10 trending searches in Malaysia for April, including searches for various football matches, latest tv shows and climate change.
1. Semakan Status KWSP / Semakan Pengeluaran KWSP*
On April 1st, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) announced that members can now submit applications to withdraw RM10,000 from their accounts, and check on their application status starting April 9th.
2. Liverpool vs Benfica
Supporters of Liverpool and Benfica kept up with the second leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals as the two teams faced off in a match that ended in a 3-3 tie.
3. Cara solat terawih / Doa sebelum berbuka* / Waktu berbuka puasa**
With the arrival of Ramadan, Muslims across Malaysia looked up information on various practices unique to the holy month, such as Tarawih prayers and Iftar times.
4. Man City vs Liverpool / Man United vs Leicester City
Fans of the FA Cup were drawn to two specific matches in April, one which saw a 2-2 draw between Manchester City and Liverpool, and another which saw a 1-1 draw between Manchester United and Leicester City.
5. Liverpool vs Watford
Liverpool has emerged victorious in a Premier League match against Watford with a 2-0 victory thanks to goals by Diogo Jota and Fabinho, with assists from Joseph Gomez,
6. 气候 变化 (Climate change)
In conjunction with Earth Day on April 22, local netizens read up on the various issues currently faced by the planet, including climate change, and how they affect everyone across the globe.
7. Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt
Fans of Barcelona and Eintracht Frankfurt tuned into the clubs’ UEFA League match in which Eintracht Frankfurt emerged victorious, with three goals scored by Filip Kostic, Rafael Borre and Evan Ndicka.
8. 沈可婷 (Sam Ke Ting)
27-year-old Sam Ke Ting, who was sentenced to six years in prison by the Johor Bahru High Court after being involved in an accident with “basikal lajak” riders that resulted in the death of eight young boys, made an appeal against the sentence and is set to go to court again on the May 11th.
9. Wedding Agreement
Disney+ Hotstar’s latest series tells the story of Tari (Indah Permatasari) and Bian (Refal Hady) who agree to be married for only a year for him to appease his parents so he may marry his girlfriend, Sarah (Susan Sameh) only for him to develop real feelings for Tari.
10. Park Ji Hyun
Actress Park Ji Hyun, known for her role in the drama “Yumi’s Cells”, trended after rumors of her dating “Business Proposal” actor, Ahn Hyo Seop began circulating.