With 2016 coming to a close, World Of Buzz rounds up our top stories for the year! We sincerely thank our readers for all the support and always strive to bring you juicy stories each day. Of course, if you have any interesting stories and ideas, feel free to drop us a message to let us know!
With all the stories we’ve been churning out this year, here’s the top 10 most read ones!
10. 21-Year Old Woman Who Was Battling With Cancer Says Her Goodbyes Through Heartbreaking Post
Kickstarting this list is a heartbreaking story of a young cancer patient. In her final days, the 21-year old lady had her sister help pen down her thoughts to be passed to her loved ones as she was only kept alive by life support. Read her heartbreaking note here.
9. Nasi Lemak Bungkus Becomes Fashionable Handbag In Hermes’ Collection
It seems like western high-fashion designers really love getting inspiration from the everyday things we can find in Asian countries. From the market auntie bag by luxury brand Balenciaga, then Asian home welcome mat handbag, to our daily Malaysian breakfast. What’s worse, they are made into high fashion and cost a tonne! Read more here.
8. Man Warns Malaysians ‘DO NOT Get Into The Car’ After Dodgy GRAB Driver Arrived
E-hailing apps are great right? But one Malaysian shared how his male driver ended up to be a female one instead! He warns Malaysians, “If you booked a ride via Grab, and a different person calls you or turns up saying the driver sent him/her, DO NOT GET INTO THE CAR.”. Read more here.
7. M’sian Bad-Mouths Datuk Who’s Killed By Bodyguard, Gets Brutally Whipped By Gangsters
Shocking news about a bodyguard who went berserk and killed his own Datuk boss swept across the nation. Not long after, a video of a man being brutally whipped by a rubber hose was circulating on Whatsapp. He was whipped so much that his skin started to form blood clots. Read more here.
6. Malaysian Girl Discovers Shocking Scene of Disabled Kids Locked Up in Cages Like Dogs
A fellow WOB reader contributed her shocking discovery of kids being locked up in cages at one of the rumah kebajikan in Malaysia. The rumah later explained that they are permitted to do so. Read more about her experience and the rumah’s explanation here.
5. Datuk Killed By Bodyguard Discovered To Be Leader Of Notorious ‘Gang 24’ In Malaysia
A bodyguard went berserk and shot 3 dead (including his own Datuk boss) while leaving another 4 injured. However, what’s even more shocking is when news surfaced, revealing that the deceased Datuk was actually a notorious gang leader in Malaysia! Read more here.
4. Shocking Hidden Camera Footage Captures Doctor Raping Unconscious Patient
The shocking incident that happened several ago suddenly gained attention when it resurfaced this year. Netizens were appalled how a doctor, someone who we trust with our lives, could abuse his power for his own personal gain. And a very disgusting one at that. Read more here.
3. Chinese Student Gets Trapped in Elevator for 5 Hours, Completes His Homework
This Chinese student lived up to the Asian stereotype! Sun Yixiao was stuck in the elevator for 5 friggin’ hours and during that time, he did the most Asian thing ever – complete his homework. Read more here.
2. Chinese Passenger Threw HOT Water From Cup Noodle at AirAsia Flight Attendant
Although this incident happened back in 2014, the article was resurfaced and spread like wild fire. Netizens were outraged at the Chinese woman’s atrocious behaviour. What’s worse, the lady was mad from the pettiest reason. Read more here.
And for the number 1 story of 2016… Drumroll…
1. Irresponsible Man Orders 250 Pokemons From ‘Soft Toy Uncle’ But NEVER Came To Collect Them!
When news of this elderly man stuck with a whopping 250 soft toys broke out, Malaysians alike shared the news expressing their sympathy for Uncle David and outrage for the irresponsible man’s conduct.
However, within minutes of the next day, his stock was completely bought out by kind-hearted Malaysians who flocked to Damansara Uptown to help him.
The story of Uncle David went so viral that even people from Singapore, the UK, Germany and more heard about it! Not to mention that it was even covered on BuzzFeed!
Read more here.
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