Compiled by YIMIE YONG and NG SI HOOI
POLICE managed to calm a knife-wielding man along a busy street in Malacca, Guang Ming Daily reported.
The man, who is believed to be mentally disturbed, reportedly frightened passers-by.
Police were called to the scene and they managed to talk to the man, in his 60s, into putting down the knife. No one was hurt in the incident.
> A 21-year-old woman has decided to marry her boyfriend who lost his legs in a car accident four years ago despite objections from her family, Sin Chew Daily reported.
Shi Xiao Rong met Du Wei when she went for an internship at a hospital in Guizhou province, China, three years ago.
Du Wei’s strong spirit caught her attention and she fell in love with him.
Her parents were strongly against the relationship when they learned about it.
However, Shi, who would carry Du Wei around town, insisted that she would not leave him.
Du Wei said he would try to save up some money so that they could have a wedding reception.
> The same daily reported on the rumoured break-up between Hong Kong artiste Raymond Lam Fung and his 23-year-old girlfriend Karena Ng.
The 35-year-old actor, whose father Lam Kwok Wah is a well-known developer in Xiamen, avoided questions from the media about his relationship with model-actress Ng during a recent event.
Pressed by the media, he said he had nothing to say about it but later confirmed that they were still in a relationship.
Lam said their priority now was to focus on their respective careers.
The above article 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.