- Compiled by NG SI HOOI, LOH FOON FONG and R. ARAVINTHAN
ACTRESS and singer Ayda Jebat (pic) is gaining popularity in Indonesia with her hit single Pencuri Hati, reported Kosmo! .
Besides an interview with the Bandung Radio station on Jan 31, she received interview requests from 12 other Indonesian radio stations over her dangdut song during a five-day promotion tour.
“It was tiring, but I was totally satisfied with the response,” said Ayda.
She said she was well received by listeners there and many called in to ask her questions.
Pencuri Hati won the 2016 Planet Muzik Most Popular Song Award and was composed by Kevin Chin. It has racked up 15 million views on You Tube.
> There will be no promotions for fat cops, according to Sinar Harian.
It reported that Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar had ordered policemen on the promotion list to undergo a Trim and Fit fitness test.
“The programme to get policemen fit has started and will be one of the criteria for promotion,” said Bukit Aman management (training) deputy director Datuk T. Narenasagaran.
“If they fail to meet the criteria, their chances of being promoted will be slim,” he said during a police graduation ceremony at Pulapol Dungun.
> Sea foam appeared along the Pantai Balok in Kuantan for three days since from Friday, Harian Metro reported.
Many of those who visited the beach posted the pictures of the phenomena on social media.
The Pahang Department of Environment director Rosli Zul said its occurrence was not rare as it has happened before in Telok Panglima Garang in Selangor before.
- 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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