Malaysians will be missing out on the usual Chinese New Year festivities this year due to the extended lockdown. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get into the holiday spirit online.
Traders selling bak kwa (barbecued pork jerky), traditional clothing, and Chinese New Year decorations have moved online since yesterday so you can get your hands on the essentials to usher in the year of the ox on Feb. 12.
“Petaling Street Goes Ong-line” went live yesterday on e-commerce platform Shopee, with more than 1,500 items available. Expect your usual from good old Petaling Street, such as things from My Decor Collections, clothing store Hari Hari, and dried meat purveyor Oloiya. If you’re looking for designer knock-offs that the iconic street is also infamous for, they won’t be available.
All items go on sale till the second day of Chinese New Year on Feb. 13.
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