Malaysian standup comedian Jason Leong. Photo: Handout

Malaysia’s Jason Leong: former doctor, prize-winning comedian, and Jho Low lookalike

  • He’s garnered a fair few accolades since starting out in comedy, such as winning the 7th International Hong Kong Comedy Competition in 2013
  • But one of his claims to fame has nothing to do with his jokes: Leong hopes his resemblance to fugitive billionaire Jho Low will net him a Hollywood film role
Topic |   Malaysia

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Malaysian standup comedian Jason Leong. Photo: Handout
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Singapore-born Jocelyn Chia left her job as a corporate lawyer six years ago to exercise her funny bones. Photo: Kelly Ng

Crazy funny Asians: the comics proving Western stereotypes are laughable

  • If you believe the stereotype about Asians being all work and no play, then the joke is on you.
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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Singapore-born Jocelyn Chia left her job as a corporate lawyer six years ago to exercise her funny bones. Photo: Kelly Ng
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