Friday February 24, 2012
KL luxury homes for Lau’s wife
HONG KONG superstar Andy Lau has bought two luxury houses along Jalan Ampang for his Malaysian wife Carol Chu to stay during her confinement period, major Chinese newspapers reported.
The couple is expected to welcome a baby girl in June, Sin Chew Daily reported.
A Hong Kong magazine reported that Lau bought the houses so Chu and their baby would have a comfortable place to stay when visiting their family members in Malaysia.
It said Lau bought a house last year and decided to buy the one next door this year.
Contractors are rushing to finish renovation work by June, it reported.
It said Lau had earlier planned to arrange for Chu to have their baby in Malaysia.
However, he changed his mind after taking into consideration that his parents were looking forward to meeting the baby.
> China Press reported that a foreigner claimed his Thai girlfriend threatened to accuse him of rape if he refused to give her money.
The 48-year-old man was staying with his girlfriend at a condominium in the Bukit Bintang area five months ago, it reported.
He claimed that he had already given her RM62,000.
● 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.