for his exploits in
all fine and dandy, considering this is
so, was the dinner to celebrate Chong Wei's success? or, was it part of a political agenda? it’s been often said that sports and politics should not mix, but it’s obvious from past and current events how well the two complement each other.
the Penang Chief Minister called it "manipulation" (read here). & i fear Chong Wei, despite his commendable feat, has been reduced to just a pawn in a game of political chess.