Woman prepared to give birth at relief centre


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  • Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015

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A HEAVILY pregnant woman, who is now putting up at a flood relief centre in Kuala Selangor, said she was prepared to give birth there, Berita Harian reported.

“I am anxious about it. But what can I do? My house is flooded, so it is safer here,” said Yusrita Yusuf, 37, who is due to give birth to her third child next month.

She lives in Kampung Parit Mahang where some houses are still inundated with water. Several other residents had returned to clean their homes after the floods, which hit last Wednesday.

Yusrita said she forgot to gather her pregnancy supplies in her haste to leave the house when the water began to rise.

“I could only grab some basic necessities and clothes for my husband and two children,” she said.

> Bahasa Malaysia dailies also highlighted the “mini Low Yat”, which is due to open by the first week of next month in the Mara building in Kuala Lumpur.

Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob was quoted by Kosmo! as saying that the formal name of the centre to sell IT gadgets would be announced then.

“Mara has picked 36 entrepreneurs out of 1,000 applicants to start their business there,” he said.

> Singer Dayang Nurfaizah Awang Dowty (pic) has voiced her admiration for the talent of fellow songbird Najwa Mahiadin, saying that she was a fan of her strong vocals.

Berita Harian quoted Dayang Nurfaizah as saying that Najwa was her top choice when she was approached for a project.

“She is one of the singers whom I admire,” she said.

Najwa, on her part, said she had been waiting for the chance to collaborate with Dayang Nurfaizah.

“If Dayang wants me to write a song for her, I would accept the invitation with open arms,” she said.

?  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 this ' >'sign, it denotes a separate news item.


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