A NINE-YEAR-OLD boy was allegedly slapped five times by a man after he accidentally scratched the man’s car when playing firecrackers with his friends, China Press reported.
The incident happened at a flat in Puchong at about 8pm on Saturday.
Sources said the 37-year-old man rushed out and slapped the boy after he learnt that his car had been scratched.
The boy managed to run away after he bit the man’s hand. The boy’s mother then lodged a police report.
> Sin Chew Daily reported that Taiwan-based Malaysian singer Gary Chaw has no plans to have more children.
The 37-year-old artiste, who married his Taiwanese wife Wu Su-ling, said he wanted to focus on his two children, Joe, seven, and Grace, five.
On a “surprise” wedding reception which Chaw promised his wife, the star said they held the wedding reception in December last year but refused to disclose the details of the reception.
Chaw had previously said that he would throw a wedding reception for his wife as they did not have one when they registered their marriage in 2008.
> The daily also reported about a man in Johor who was upset after he was asked to pay extra for his char kuey teow while he was half-way through the meal.
The man told the daily that he had ordered the dish at a coffeeshop in Johor Baru recently, and paid RM5.50 for his meal.
Stall operator Liu Song Wei said his helper mistakenly sent a plate of the fried noodles with extra prawns and Chinese sausages to the man, ordered by another customer.
Liu added that the man who got the wrong order did not complain at the time.
> 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