No baby plans for Sammi

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  • Friday, 30 Nov 2018

Hong Kong actress Sammi Cheng reacts during a press conference for the Gala Presentation First Night Nerves at the 23rd Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in Busan on October 5, 2018. - The BIFF runs October 4 to 13 and will feature 323 films from 79 countries, including 115 having their world premieres. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

Compiled by Yimie Yong, Zakiah Koya and R. ARAVINTHAN

Sammi Cheng (pic) hopes to spend more time volunteering when she gets older, reported China Press.

The Cantopop diva said she had initially hoped to start an enterprise that hired people with intellectual disabilities.

However, she later gave up the idea because she thought that she did not have the capabilities to run such an enterprise.

“I hope to be a volunteer when I am no longer that busy with work – when I get older,” she told reporters during an event in Hong Kong.

Cheng, who married fellow Hong Kong singer Andy Hui in 2013, said she did not plan to have a baby.

“There are many people in this world who need assistance and love. I think I can be a volunteer to help them,” she said, adding that she would also encourage her husband to do the same.


> Nanyang Siang Pau reported that a designer from the United States had introduced a ceramic mug capable of keeping beverages warm.

The mug, powered by Artificial Intelligence, is connected to a mobile app and users can easily control its temperature to keep their beverage warm.

Equipped with a 2,500 mAh battery, it keeps beverages warm for two hours. Wireless charging is also available for the mug.


> Sin Chew Daily reported that a popular convenience store chain in Jeju Island, South Korea, caused an uproar among Chinese tourists after it put up a poster banning them from entering the premises.

A Chinese tourist saw the poster written with the words “Chinese are not allowed to enter” and took a video of it.

The tourist later filed a complaint with the Chinese authorities.

The poster was taken down after the Chinese authorities complained to the convenience store’s headquarters.


The above articles are 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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