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> Klang Valley men tempted by Vietnamese ‘cheese massage’
Vietnamese masseuses in the Klang Valley are apparently luring male customers by offering “cheese massages”. The service reportedly involves cheese being spread on customers’ bodies by the masseuse who then proceeds to massage the clients.
> Poor air quality poses health risk to motorcyclists
A study conducted by the Health Sciences Faculty of Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) has found that poor air quality has exposed over 12 million motorcyclists to the risk of respiratory system damage. Analysis of lung tissue samples taken from study participants showed a higher risk of respiratory diseases such as lung ulcers, bleeding, pneunomia and cancer. According to the report, there are clear negative health implications if motorcyclists do not adopt protective measures to avoid inhaling bad air.
> Woman pelts unfaithful boyfriend’s car with rocks, slashes tyres
A 42-year-old woman in Sibu, Sarawak is reported to have pelted her boyfriend’s car with rocks and slashed the tyres and interior with a kitchen knife upon suspecting him of having an affair. It is believed was in rage when her 38-year-old live-in boyfriend did not return home on Tuesday night. She is said to have suspected that he might have spent the night with another woman in a hotel after noticing his car parked in Mission Road. The woman then went to a nearby business centre to complain about her boyfriend before borrowing a kitchen knife from a hawker stall. After smashing the car’s windows with a rock, the woman then slashed the interior and tyres with the knife. She is also reported to have cut herself in the 8am Wednesday incident.
> Increase in toll rate to impact Singaporeans shopping in Johor
The increase in toll rate at the Sultan Iskandar Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex is expected to affect the number of Singaporeans travelling to Johor to shop. Jurong GRC MP Ang Wei Neng is reported to have told the Singaporean press that while many residents in Jurong travel to Johor to shop, the fee revision would cause them to rethink. The new toll rate is scheduled to come into effect on Friday with motorists required to pay RM6.80 at the CIQ in Johor upon leaving the state and RM9.70 upon return. Ang added that the new rate would have a bigger impact on Malaysians as more of them travel to Singapore for work.
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