The problems keep piling up for the Philippine-hosted 30th Southeast Asian Games days before it even officially starts.
As transport, accommodation, and venue horror stories a la Fyre Festival from participating countries emerge, there was also the strange saga of the breakfast kikiam, which, according to new reports, was served as an early morning meal to players of national women's football squads — yes, even the Philippine team.
As revealed by Philippine women’s football team coach Let Dimzon during a press conference, “The quality and quantity of food is not enough. Sa variety din, like for this morning hindi enough yung rice and kikiam and egg, walang nutrients.”
Of course, many online folk took advantage of "kikiam" being among the local trending topics on Twitter on Monday.
Kikiam might be one of the worst breakfast choices, but the Chinese street food is also proving to be the perfect meme topic in these trying times.