‘Trillion Bun’ selling like hot cakes

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 28 Jun 2018

Bread winner: The Trillion Bun with the Chinese character zhao (trillion).


A BAKERY in Bandar Baru Klang, Selangor, has shown that there’s “dough” in the bun.

A coffee and chocolate bread created by RT Pastry House, dubbed “Trillion Bun”, is selling like hot buns, er, cakes.

In a report in China Press, a spokesman for the bakery said more than 1,000 pieces of the bread inspired by the country’s RM1 trillion debt have flown off the shelves in 12 days.

The Chinese character zhao (trillion) is written on the top of the bun.

For every bun sold, RM1 will be donated to Tabung Hara­­pan Malaysia, the spokesman said.

> The prestigious US-based Acade­my of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited Hong Kong star Andy Lau, Taiwanese-Japanese heartthrob Takeshi Kaneshiro and Taiwanese actress/singer/director Sylvia Chang to be its new members, according to Sin Chew Daily.

They were among a list of 928 people announced on Monday who would be eligible to vote for the Oscars.

> A 19-year-old was egged on by onlookers as firefighters tried to stop her from jumping off a building in Qingyang, Gansu province, China, on June 20, Nanyang Siang Pau reported.

A video recorded at the scene showed the onlookers shouting: “Why haven’t you jumped? Quick, jump!”

Sitting on a window ledge at the eighth floor of a shopping mall, the girl also started a live broadcast.

Four hours later, she plunged to her death, with many of those in the crowd clapping.

Police arrested some of the onlookers and the person who published the video.

The above articles are compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.

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