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MP Azalina Othman Highlights The Need For M’sians To Think Logically Amidst Timah Controversy

today29 October 2021


TIMAH Whisky explains 'controversial' name after call out by Consumer Association of Penang
source: Marketing Interactive

As previously reported by JUICE, the fiasco surrounding the Malaysian whisky brand, Timah is one for the books.

Going from offending conservative consumer rights groups to deluding the public into “drinking Malay women”, what was once a simple award-winning whisky has turned into a national hot topic so much so that Timah is even thinking of rebranding.

But the take away from these controversies isn’t that Timah is necessarily a bad brand, it’s that Malaysians need to improve their critical thinking.

Azalina: Anti fake news law protects, not stifle freedom of speech
source: NST

Pengerang MP Azalina Othman agrees with this as she brought up the topic at the Dewan Rakyat by highlighting another ridiculous debacle.

Did you forget about how conservatives wanted to change the name of “hot dogs” because they did not want to be confused with eating dogs? Yeah, we didn’t forget and neither did Azalina.

She said, “Since we were little, at A&W they sold hot dogs….

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Written by: Ameera Rosli

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