Malaysia Bags 34 Gold Medals At SEA Games So Far And Other Feel Good Stories This Month

Go get it, team Malaysia! :D

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ICYMI, Malaysia has been winning on the global stage over the past few weeks, woohoo! :D

It's been a whole month of feel good news for Malaysia!

For starters, we're at 34 gold medals at the Hanoi SEA Games 2022, just two gold medals shy from our target, with four days to go.

But that's not all, 'cause we've been shining in all kinds of different ways, from global karate tournaments to Pulitzer prizes, and even international success at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Malaysia really boleh, lah

Here's a quick look at all the feel good news you may have missed in May, courtesy of SAYS and Lumi News:

1. Malaysia continues to impress at the Hanoi SEA Games 2022

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You get a gold medal, you get a gold medal, everybody gets a gold medal!

Keep up with Malaysia's latest medal tally at the Hanoi SEA Games 2022. Plus, Lumi News has come up with a Lumi News Stack specifically for this topic, so you can follow our local athletes and their performance on the big stage, all in one shareable feed.

2. Local karate team defies all odds to win the country's first gold at global tournament

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A private Malaysian team, representing International Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Sei-bu-kan Karate-Do Association of Malaysia (IOSSKAM), won the country's first gold medal at the International Open Karate Tournament in France. The group came back with one gold, three silver, and two bronze medals, as well as two trophies.

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38-year-old Marcus Yam, who was born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, was named the 49th Pulitzer Prize winner along with four other journalists for his coverage of the departure of US forces after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.

4. Award-winning Johorean climbs to new heights at NASA

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After working at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center for over 32 years, Muar-born Florence Tan has been appointed as the deputy chief technologist in the agency's Science Mission Directorate.

Previously, Tan, an electrical engineer by training, designed, built, and wrote software for mass spectrometers at Goddard's laboratories to be used on NASA space flight operations, including on the moon, Mars, Saturn, and Titan (a moon of Saturn).

Interested to keep up with more feel good Malaysian stories like these? Now you can stay up to date with breaking lifestyle news from SAYS and other leading publishers on the Lumi News app!

It may be quite a hassle to keep up with news these days, especially with all the noise and clutter on social media. That's why Lumi News is here to help you catch up with the hottest news and updates in Malaysia, within an easy-to-use app.

In fact, Lumi News curates the best stories from over 50 publishers, while allowing you to personalise the kind of news you want to follow, with over 25 topics to choose from. This way, you can get the most relevant stories delivered straight to you, so you don't miss out on anything. Plus, SAYS is also on the Lumi News app! :D

Besides that, with Lumi News, you can instantly share the stories you love with the people you care about. This includes channels such as WhatsApp and more.

Whatchu waiting for? Download the Lumi News app today, and get your daily dose of feel good news! <3

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