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Sensational Siti


She’s conquered the Nusantara region with her ethnic-flavoured pop songs for 16 years, and even if she’s only 33, Siti Nurhaliza has earned her biography by History.

WHEN Malaysia had one of its numerous disputes over an island’s sovereignty in the South China Sea with Indonesia a few years ago, the verdict was damning from our neighbours. The iconic picture that many a tabloid carried showed a group of Indonesians holding up a placard that read, “Hapuskan Malaysia, selamatkan Siti” (Destroy Malaysia, save Siti).

   

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