Police not tickled by Penang restaurant's 'humorous' communist theme

Wong Kai Hui

Modified 3 Jan 2021, 2:55 pm

Police raided a restaurant in Bukit Mertajam over its communist themed artwork while an Umno leader has decried it as evidence that communism is spreading in Penang.

Speaking to Malaysiakini, the restaurant owner who only wanted to be known as Joey, admitted that the artwork style was similar to that of communist propaganda posters but stressed the content of the text did not promote communism.

Instead, she said the Chinese text was humorous culinary slogans...

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