Friday October 26, 2012
HK pop queen to sing for badminton player
OTHER NEWS & VIEWS
Compiled by ALLISON LAI, REGINA LEE and A. RAMAN
Asia's Queen of Pop Sally Yeh (pic) will present a song to World No. 1 badminton player Datuk Lee Chong Wei as his wedding gift.
Guang Ming Daily reported that Yeh, who is an avid badminton lover and has followed Lee's games, said that she would not be attending the wedding, which is slated for Nov 9 and Nov 10, as she had to attend another wedding function.
Yeh, who is holding a two-night concert in Genting, said she received a wedding invitation from Lee.
She would present the new song during one of her concerts in Genting on Oct 27 and Oct 28.
She added that Lee would be attending one of her concerts.
> Kwong Wah Yit Poh reported that a man demanded that his victim compensate him after she bit his tongue during a robbery.
The incident occurred in Jiangxi, China, when a woman, in her 40's, was accosted by a man while she was walking home on Monday.
The man, who is in his 20s, then demanded money from her.
When he found nothing of value among her belongings, he grabbed her and started fondling her.
When the man tried to kiss her, the victim bit hard on his tongue.
The man shouted in pain and then demanded 10,000 yuan (RM5,000) from her for hurting him.
The woman promised to give him the money later, but she ran to the police instead.
The suspect was arrested the next day with an injured tongue.
> Guang Ming Daily reported that Hong Kong actor Nicholas Tse Ting-Fung has revealed that he had carcinoma (skin cancer) about three years ago.
Tse told a television show host that he discovered a mole on his head after he shaved his hair off during the filming of a movie.
He said the mole became bigger a few months later and his manager took him to see a doctor.
“The mole was removed, but I was left with a five-cm-long scar on my scalp,” he said.
Other News & Views is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with this > sign, it denotes a separate news item.