Friday January 11, 2013
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● 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.
A MAN has been boasting about his giant manhood and harassing people through phone calls and text messages, asking for sex.
China Press reported that one of the victims, Wong, 51, said she began receiving calls and text messages early last week.
“He kept boasting about his large penis and asked me to have sex with him,” she said.
A 19-year-old salesman named John claimed to have received more than a hundred calls from the same person last year.
John said that when he asked where he got his number, the caller just said: “The game has started'' before hanging up.
The victims have lodged police reports but continued to receive calls and messages from the person.
> The daily also reported that Malaysian men are increasingly willing to go under the knife to improve their looks.
It said the men also requested beauticians or plastic surgeons to “fix'' their bodies.
“Riz” said he spent more than RM10,000 on procedures locally and in Thailand.
The 27-year-old initially underwent a procedure to whiten his skin and sharpen his chin.
He said he made South Korean male artistes his benchmark as he liked their looks and style.
“Later, I went to Thailand and got my jaw, chin and teeth fixed as it's cheaper there,'' he said.
Lutfy, 26, said that apart from his face, he also had liposuction done on his chest, abdomen and thigh.
> Sin Chew Daily reported that a South Korean teenager overcame her Internet addiction through horse riding.
Kim, 14, said she would surf for seven hours a day, and even overnight if her mother was away.
Previous methods did not work and her school suggested sending her to the Riding Healing Centre an organisation that uses horse riding to cure emotional and behavioural disorders.
“Now, I care about horses and want to ride them. It has made me lose interest in the Internet and computers,'' she said.