Chef Wan’s chat with Penang taxi driver an eye-opener

chef-wan3PETALING JAYA: Celebrity chef Redzuawan Ismail, better known as Chef Wan, has a few comments about Penang and the meaning of good governance.

“True that good governance of the state will speak by itself from the tourists that visited our countries that kept saying how wonderful this old city is and well-preserved to the rakyat biasa yg menikmati secara apa yg di sediakan (the people who are used to enjoying what has been given),” he said in a recent Instagram post using his handle, @chefwan58.

Chef Wan’s post was accompanied by a 30-second video clip of a conversation he had with a Penang taxi driver, who told him that Penangites were “very happy” with the current state government.

Curious to know the taxi driver’s opinion of just how many Penangites were satisfied, Chef Wan suggested the figure “80%”, to which he received a rather surprising reply.

“Lebih (more),” the taxi driver told him. He said everyone was happy, and the city was much cleaner and better maintained than it had ever been under the previous administration.

The taxi driver added that he did not take into consideration religion or ethnicity when forming his opinion, only the ability of Penang’s leaders.

“These are very good people,” he said.

In his Instagram post, Chef Wan said that the people could evaluate for themselves what was going on in Penang.

“Rakyat sendiri hari ini boleh menilai segalanya what more all that filthy and sick game being staged up there!

“Only idiots and bad apples cannot see all this,” he said, adding that such people were peddling their own agendas.

“However if u are honest and just want to bring changes to this nation u will do it anyway.”

Chef Wan stressed he was not taking sides but only wanted to do what he could for the country.

“Saya sayang negara saya mau pun bangsa saya apa tah agama saya tetapi saya tak reti simpan dendam dan iri hati (I love my country, my race and my religion, but I do not want to hold grudges or be envious)….

“I just went to do what i need to do for my country despite others that refused to help me and put me down.”

 

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My taxi conversation to airport now ..listen to what Penang is like now. True that a good governance of the state will speak by itself from the Tourist that visited our countries that kept saying how wonderful this old cities is and well preserved to the rakyat biasa yg menikmati secara apa yg di sediakan. Saya selalu percaya jika kita rajin berusaha and dont talk shit and Politicians should learned to stop putting each others down and worst this racist perkauman etc shit that make me rasa loya perhaps we can prosperous and make that big change! Rakyat sendiri hari ini boleh menilai segalanya what more all that filthy and sick game being stage up there! Only idiots and bad apples cannot see all this as masing2 ada agenda sendiri konon takut itu dan ini.. However if u are honest and just want to bring changes to this nation u will do it anyway despite all that propoganda yg kita lihat hari ini among all politicians…. naik meluat! Saya tak kiri dan tidak kanan. Saya sayang negara saya mau pun bangsa saya apa tah agama saya tetapi saya tak reti simpan dendam dan iri hati…. I just went to do what i need to do for my country despite others that refused to help me and put me down. Nak kata mulut saya jahat mulut dia lagi mcm longkang dan otak dia tu lagi jahat. If i expose this some day dia boleh gulung segala tikar bantal dia tu! Hee hee..

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