Google Malaysia has recently released an infographic for the top 10 trending searches in Malaysia for September 2023. September saw Malaysians searches for various sporting events, and the latest in news and entertainment.
Top 10 Trending Searches for September 2023
- Hong Kong Open
The Hong Kong Open 2023 badminton tournament, held from September 12 to 17, saw the Malaysia’s Women’s Doubles team reaching the finals after defeating Thailand with a 2-0 score.
- New Zealand vs Bangladesh / England vs Ireland*
On September 26, New Zealand and England were victorious in their 3rd One Day International (ODI) cricket matches against Bangladesh and Ireland respectively.
- Man United vs Crystal Palace
This English Football League (EFL) season saw Manchester United win 3-0 against Crystal Palace on September 27 in the 3rd round of matches.
- Liverpool vs West Ham
Malaysians followed Liverpool and West Ham closely this Premier League season, which saw Liverpool beat West Ham with a score of 3-1 on September 24.
- Man United vs Brighton
This Premier League season also saw Manchester United defeated by Brighton with a score of 1-3 on September 16, which was Brighton’s 2nd consecutive win.
- Nepal vs Mongolia
The first match of the Asian Games Men’s Cricket Competition on September 27 saw Nepal break multiple Twenty20 records, leading them to beat Mongolia by 273 runs.
- Persepolis vs Al-Nassr
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League match between Al-Nassr and Persepolis on September 20 saw Al-Nassr victorious with a score of 2-0.
- Penyakit X / Disease X*
Reports of the UK government establishing a new vaccine research centre to prepare for Disease X, the placeholder name for the next potential pandemic pathogen, prompted Health Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa to issue a statement about it on Sept 25.
- Kagura Bachi
Kagura Bachi, a Japanese manga series, gained popularity due to a viral anime meme on social media after the first issue was released on September 18.
- 王者 荣耀 亚运 会 直播 (Honor of Kings Asian Games live broadcast)
Malaysia’s esports team won a silver medal in the first ever “Honor of Kings” esports event at the 19th Asian Games, which was broadcasted live on September 26.