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Year in Search Malaysia: 2020

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Explore the Google search trends that defined Malaysia’s 2020. Searches related to COVID-19 and international affairs dominated the searches in 2020. 

Malaysians are increasingly interested and concerned about international news with foreign news taking 5 out of the Top 10 searches. On the other hand, Realme is the most searched electronic gadget in 2020 by Malaysians.

It is crucial for companies and brands to anticipate the users’ needs by examining past trends and historical data through Google’s Year in Search Malaysia 2020.  

Trending Searches in Malaysia 2020

  1. US Elections 2020
  2. Google Classroom
  3. Bantuan Prihatin Nasional BPN (a COVID-19 relief package)
  4. Bantuan Sara Hidup BSH (a COVID-19 relief package)
  5. Coronavirus
  6. i lestari (a cash withdrawal scheme for Malaysians to withdraw from their pension fund)
  7. Realme 6 Pro Reviews Malaysia
  8. English Premier League (EPL)
  9. Google Meet
  10. Mysalam (free public health protection scheme)

Trending News in Malaysia 2020

  1. US Election 2020
  2. Coronavirus
  3. Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan Bersyarat (Malaysia’s Movement Control Order)
  4. Banci 2020 (Population and Housing Census of  Malaysia 2020)
  5. Lebanon
  6. George Floyd
  7. Iran
  8. Australia Bushfire
  9. Kabinet Baru 2020 (new Cabinet 2020)
  10. TNB Bill (electricity bill)

Trending Personalities

  1. Joe Biden
  2. Kamala Harris
  3. Kim Jong Un
  4. Donald Trump
  5. Pu Riz
  6. Isabella Guzman
  7. Bunga Citra Lestari
  8. Jennifer Thompson
  9. Alya Iman
  10. Syifa Melvin

Trending Electronic Gadgets

  1. Realme 6 Pro Reviews Malaysia
  2. Realme x3 60x Malaysia
  3. Realme 6 Reviews Malaysia
  4. Realme Buds Air Review Malaysia
  5. iPhone 12
  6. Realme 7 Pro Review
  7. Realme 5i Review Malaysia
  8. Realme 5 Pro Review Malaysia
  9. Realme x50 Pro Review Malaysia
  10. Realme 5 Pro Valentine

Trending Recipes

  1. Dalgona Coffee
  2. Dalgona Milo
  3. Biscoff Cheesecake
  4. Kek Tornado (Tornado Cake)
  5. Kek Marble Jelita (Marble Cake)
  6. 油条 食谱 (Youtiao)
  7. Cekmek Molek (a traditional Kelantan snack)
  8. Apam Balik (a local pancake, also known as Mee Chiang Kueh in Singapore)
  9. Taufufa (Soya Beancurd)
  10. Burnt Cheesecake

Lists are based on search terms that had the highest spike this year as compared to the previous year.

Source: Google

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