Compiled by NG SI HOOI, JUSTIN ZACK and R. ARAVINTHAN
A TEACHER had to endure nine hours of discomfort in an express bus after being bitten by bed bugs, Nanyang Siang Pau reported.
Chen Yun Jie, 32, said the bugs started to attack her about 30 minutes after it left Penang heading towards Johor Baru on Dec 27.
When the bus stopped at a rest area in Tapah, Perak, a few hours later, Chen said: “I found several more bites on my body and legs.”
She also discovered bed bugs inside her luggage and clothes when she reached home.
She complained to the driver who apparently just kept quiet about it.
>Hai-O Enterprise Bhd managing director Tan Kai Hee has vowed to donate his shares to charity when he passes on, major Chinese dailies reported.
Sin Chew Daily reported Tan, who is a well-known businessman, said he planned to donate his shares to Hai-O Foundation so that the interest earned from the shares could be channelled for charity work.
In his speech at a gathering on Saturday, Tan said giving back to society had always been a priority for Hai-O and he hoped that more people would donate to charity.
Tan also announced a donation of RM1.4mil to 32 organisations during the gathering.
> Kwong Way Yit Poh reported that a woman from Wenzhou, China, died after she accidentally fell into a pond while fiddling with her smartphone.
Based on a video clip from a CCTV circulated on social media, the woman was seen with her smartphone while walking near the pond on Wednesday.
Seconds later, the woman fell into the pond and called out for help.
However, no one passed by the area then. She drowned about a minute later.