> Woman claims house broken into by former Iraqi soldier
A woman in Seremban is claiming that her house was broken into by a former Iraqi soldier looking for food. It is believed the suspect escaped from the Lenggeng Immigration Depot last Friday. The man is believed to have entered the country with a fake Kuwaiti passport and under the false identity of Mohamad Al-Azim.
> Approximately 15% of electrical items in the market unsafe
According to the Energy Commission (EC), at least 15% of electrical items (such as plugs and sockets) being sold bear fake SIRIM or EC stickers. The commission also found that many of these items were counterfeit products imported from China. It added that the Fire and Rescue Department had recorded 74 fatalities caused by electrical short circuits between Jan to May this year.
> Boy asks rescuers to save sister before him
An 11-year-old boy from Longtou, China, who was buried along with his two-year-old sister under earthquake rubble, touched the hearts of rescuers when he asked for his sister to be saved first. The boy, Lin Zhi Long, managed to call his class teacher Chen Fang on Aug 3 after the quake to seek help. Chen, who has since returned to her hometown in Ludian County, then took seven hours to get to the site to rescue the children. After rescuers called out several times to Lin, he responded and urged them to save his sister before him. The children were rescued soon after, having suffered only minor injuries.