Malaysia election: Talkshow host cooks rendang to woo voters through their tummies

Flamboyant talkshow host Azwan Ali, who is contesting as an independent candidate in Selangor's Bukit Antarabangsa state seat against his estranged older brother, kicked off his first political campaign on May 1 by hosting a rendang giveaway.
Independent candidate for Selangor state seat of Bukit Antarabangsa, Azwan Ali, gives away chicken and beef rendang on May 1, 2018.
Independent candidate for Selangor state seat of Bukit Antarabangsa, Azwan Ali, gives away chicken and beef rendang on May 1, 2018.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

BUKIT ANTARABANGSA - Malaysia's most colourful election candidate hopes to win the hearts of voters through their stomachs.

Flamboyant talkshow host Azwan Ali, who is contesting as an independent candidate in Selangor's Bukit Antarabangsa state seat against his estranged older brother, on Tuesday (May 1) kicked off his first political campaign by hosting a rendang giveaway amid the heavy downpour.

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