By The Star Online (Metro)
28th July 2008
Obama Has Links To Malaysia
By Soo Ewe Jin
The Star Online
21st July 2008
Konrad Ng, whose family hails from Sabah, is married to Barack Obama's half sister. The Malaysian media has of course covered this story with great relish.
In the past, the US presidential elections had never captured the attention of 60-year-old David Ng Ma Foh.
But now, every word said and every progress made by Democratic presidential hopeful Barrack Obama is read and digested by David, who has never felt strongly about a US presidential election or president hopeful until now.
David said that many of his relatives were following the US presidential elections and were proud that Dr Konrad was related to a very popular candidate.
“We hope Obama will win,” said David, adding that none of the family members here had met Maya or Obama
Dr Konrad Ng is amused that his Malaysian roots got noticed halfway round the world, thanks to his link to Democrat candidate Barack Obama.
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