Compiled by D. KANYAKUMARI, WINNIE YEOH and A. RAJANDRAN
IN an attempt to surprise his girlfriend, a real estate agent donned a bridal gown and a mask before proposing to her at the Gurney Paragon Mall in Penang.
Kwong Wah Yit Poh reported that Yeap Qian Yao, 27, had asked his girlfriend Xu Shan Shan, 28, to meet him at the mall on Tuesday to attend “a friend’s birthday party”.
He disguised himself as a member of a dance troupe he had hired and invited Xu to dance along.
Towards the end of the performance, Yeap took off his mask, went down on one knee and proposed to her.
A surprised Xu screamed “I do” on the spot.
> China Press reported that three robbers helped themselves to some fruits at a house in Kuantan before making off with valuables worth RM10,000.
The houseowner, known only as Chong, 50, and his mother were asleep in their bedrooms when they were awakened by the sounds of people kicking their room doors at 5am on Tuesday.
The robbers then tied up Chong and his 80-year-old mother before ransacking the house near Bukit Pelindung.
They took RM4,000 in cash and jewellery valued at about RM6,000.
Before they fled, they ate a comb of bananas and three apples.
Neither Chong nor his mother was hurt.
Found in translation 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 a >, it denotes a separate news item.
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