> Several top celebrities are tax evaders
Several "A-list" celebrities are on the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) "hot list" for failing to settle their taxes. According to the IRB, only 20% of local artistes have filed their income tax forms through the e-Filing system while the rest were believed not to have paid their taxes. The local artistes who have consistently paid their taxes include Datuk Siti Nurhaliza, Jaclyn Victor, Yuna, Erra Fazira and Salih Yaacob.
> Malaysian Idol Jaclyn Victor introduces her husband
Singer Jaclyn Victor announced that she has married Shawn Riviera, singer of American R&B group Az Yet. The wedding ceremony, held at the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia in the United States on July 19, was witnessed by 35 family members. It was love at first sight for Riviera, who said he admired the Malaysian idol's beauty and personality.
> Uncle rapes 12 year-old girl, who is now pregnant
A 12-year-old girl became pregnant after her uncle allegedly raped her every month since December last year. Sabak Bernam district police chief Assistant Commissioner Noor Mushar Mohd said the suspect had started raping the child when she was just 11. The suspect had promised his niece he would marry her before they started the incestuous relationship.
> Man dies after running into burning shoplot to save family
A man who tried to save his family trapped in a burning shoplot Bagan Serai, Perak, died after he was overcome by the smoke and fainted. Firemen found his charred remains under a table later, with a bunch of keys clasped in his hand. The 40-year-old Tan Kok Wai’s family, comprising his parents, wife and two daughters, were rescued by firemen.