PKR MP: Drinking Timah whiskey is like 'drinking Malay women'

KUALA LUMPUR: A lawmaker in the Dewan Rakyat suggested that the manufacturer of a local whiskey called Timah change the beverage name to avoid depicting Malay women in a bad light.

The suggestion raised eyebrows in the House after Rusnah Aluai (PH-Tangga Batu) said drinking the whiskey was akin to "drinking Malay women".

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Timah , Whiskey , Parliament , Rusnah Aluai , Malay women


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