Singaporean beauty queen Ris Low has been named as one of Asia’s 25 most influential people by Cable News Network (CNN).
According to a Shin Min report, the international news network pointed out that while there were many big events in 2009, there were also many “unusual” and very influential people.
In CNN’s list of 25 most influential people, the people who have made the list range from awe-inspiring heroes to scandal shockers.
Amongst them is 19-year-old Ris Low who coined the infamous word “Boomz”.
CNN said Ris Low is singularly responsible for giving Singapore its catchphrase of the year, and named her “Catchphrase queen”.