Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh receives warm homecoming reception after historic Oscar win

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim received a visit from Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh, the first Malaysian actress to win the Best Actress trophy at the 95th Academy Awards (Oscars). On Thursday (20 Apr) morning, the meeting was shared on Anwar’s official Instagram story. In the post, Anwar also expressed his gratitude to the Hollywood actress, born in Ipoh, Perak, for bringing the trophy she won through the film Everything Everywhere All At Once back to Malaysia.

Michelle Yeoh urges women to resist being ‘put in a box’

Michelle Yeoh, the first Asian woman to win a best actress Oscar, spoke up for diversity and women’s empowerment in the entertainment industry during a news conference in Kuala Lumpur. Yeoh emphasized the importance of representation and never allow anyone to put women in a box. She also advised young people around the world to “be you” and said that she believes they will be better than her.

Ho Ching praises Michelle Yeoh’s family lineage but fails to mention Yeoh Lam Keong as her cousin

Former Temasek CEO Ho Ching congratulates Malaysian actress Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh on her historic Best Actress Oscar win, praising the accomplished Yeoh family, which includes surgeons, lawyers, and politicians. However, she missed mentioning Michelle’s cousin, well-known Singaporean economist Yeoh Lam Keong.

Malaysia’s PM congratulates Michelle Yeoh historical achievement; Netizens urge Govt to elevate local creative industry

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim congratulates Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh for her historic Best Actress win at the 95th Academy Awards. Yeoh made showbiz history for her performance in the sci-fi film “Everything Everywhere All at Once”. The PM called it a significant achievement and a source of great inspiration and motivation to homegrown actors and actresses, adding that it would provide impetus to the growth of Malaysia’s local industry.

Mum and Malaysia celebrate Yeoh’s Oscar win

Michelle Yeoh’s mother exclaimed “Malaysia boleh!” after her daughter’s historic Oscars win, making her the first Asian woman to win the Academy Award for best actress. Family and friends in Kuala Lumpur celebrated with tears of joy, while Yeoh’s niece expressed her pride in Yeoh, calling her the “pride not just for Malaysia, but she is the pride of Asia as well.”

Michelle Yeoh makes history as first Asian to win best actress Oscar

Michelle Yeoh makes history as the first Asian woman to win the Best Actress Oscar for her role in “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” beating out strong performances from Cate Blanchett, Michelle Williams, Andrea Riseborough, and Ana de Armas. Yeoh’s win is seen as a beacon of hope and possibility for little boys and girls who look like her and a shattering of the glass ceiling for more Asian representation in Hollywood. Yeoh has a busy upcoming slate, including three new installments of “Avatar” and the movie adaptation of the musical “Wicked.”