Compiled by MICHELLE SIEW AND NG SI HOOI
A WOMAN gouged out the eyeballs of a 12-year-old boy after she quarrelled with the boy’s family, reported Kwong Wah Yit Poh.
The woman, who is in her 50s from Changchun, China, also attacked the boy with a knife when he was alone managing his family’s grocery shop on Sunday.
She then set the shop on fire before committing suicide by drinking pesticide. She died on the spot.
The boy’s parents rushed back upon seeing their shop on fire and managed to save their son. He is currently receiving treatment in a hospital.
> Taiwanese pop starlet Evonne Hsu Hui-hsin delivered a baby girl on her wedding anniversary, reported Oriental Daily.
The 38-year-old artiste shared the good news on social media after she gave birth to the 3.23kg baby on Oct 6.
> Chinese artiste Fan Bingbing (pic) denies she is getting married to Chinese actor Li Chen in Sanya, China on Jan 1, reported Sin Chew Daily.
Fan, through her company, thanked everyone for their concern over her relationship with the 36-year-old actor.
It said the couple would announce the good news if they tie the knot.
Fan, who took part in the movie X-Men Days of Future Past, is a popular female actress in China. The 34-year-old actress came out tops again in the Forbes China Celebrity List this year for the third consecutive year.
>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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