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Boy drowns trying to retrieve ball

AN 11-year-old boy from Lahat, Perak, drowned while trying to retrieve a ball from a sewage treatment pond, Tamil Nesan reported.

Malaysian wins A$40,000 before giving birth

A MALAYSIAN woman who was about to give birth at a hospital in Melbourne won A$40,000 (RM120,000) for trying her luck at a televised contest, Nanyang Siang Pau reported.

‘Hans and I remain friends’

CELEBRITY Nor Neelofa Mohd Noor (pic) has denied that she is back in a relationship with her former boyfriend Datuk Hans Isaac, reported Utusan Ma­­laysia and Harian Metro.

More than 1,000 drummers bid to break record

MORE than 1,000 urumee melam (drum) artistes will play together during a festival in July in Kuala Lumpur as part of an effort to set a new Guinness World Record, Malaysia Nanban reported.

Illness plagues Taiwanese singer Elva Hsiao

TAIWANESE singer Elva Hsiao, who has not produced an album in four years, is rumoured to be ill, Nan­­yang Siang Pau reported.

Raja Ilya gets Hollywood offer

ACTRESS Raja Ilya (pic) has been offered an acting role in an American production, Harian Metro reported.

Kg Dew folkcall for conversion of land approval

SOME 15 Indian families in Simpang Ampat, Perak, have urged the state government to approve their longstanding applications to convert the status of their land lots, Makkal Osai reported.

Talk has it that Lin and Yan are tying the knot

TAIWANESE supermodel-turned-actress Lin Chi-ling is said to be tying the knot with actor Jerry Yan soon, reported Sin Chew Daily.

Wedding bells are ringing: Lin and Yan are said to be getting married.

‘Politically inclined’ headscarves up for sale

WITH the general election nearing, the sale of tudung or headscarves bearing the logo and colour of poli­tical parties is taking off online, reported Harian Metro.

Michael Wong holds first concert in Japan

MICHAEL Wong, an entertainment veteran of over 20 years in the industry, held his maiden concert in Japan – a first for a Malaysian, reported China Press.