Huat ah: Viral lohei app developer says he will keep auspicious recordings free

Mr Koh Beng Liang used a recording of himself and some friends yelling yam seng to create the app.
Mr Koh Beng Liang used a recording of himself and some friends yelling yam seng to create the app.ST PHOTO: YONG LI XUAN

SINGAPORE - Mr Koh Beng Liang, 44, is the developer behind the viral DJ Beng lohei app that has been making the rounds ahead of Chinese New Year.

The free Web-based app allows users to tap their smartphone screens to play recordings of traditional auspicious exclamations that accompany the tossing of yusheng - as such shouting has been banned here due to the risk of spreading Covid-19.

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