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I ain’t boycotting my mother and my family!

Zan Azlee

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COMMENT | A few weeks ago, I brought my wife and kids to Cherating for the school holidays. My parents have a small beach bungalow there that they rent out on Airbnb.com and Traveloka (it’s called The Courtyard in Sg Baging, in case you all are wondering). So we had planned a short getaway with them and my uncle and aunty there.

It’s was to be a fun and relaxing four days and the plan was just to laze around the beach, watch fireflies and eat food everywhere from Kuantan all the way up to Kemaman. Then I opened up the Internet on the first day and I was immediately enlightened by the current situation in Malaysia - the non-Muslim products boycott.

So that night, I called my father and wife and we huddled in the kitchen whispering our thoughts.

“We need to do something. It’s getting too much,” I said under my breath...

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