Compiled by YIMIE YONG, MARTIN CARVALHO and R. ARAVINTHAN
Hong Kong pop star Leon Lai (pic) is reported to have married Wing Chan.
According to Sin Chew Daily, Lai was spotted at an airport in the United States with Chan and their 10-month-old daughter.
The paper said they were in San Francisco for sightseeing and got married there.
Lai’s assistant-turned-girlfriend Chan had a premature delivery, and he became a father on April 23 last year.
Lai was previously married to model and actress Gaile Lok.
In 2012, Lai, 52, divorced his model wife Gaile after four years of marriage.
> The mother of Cantopop icon Danny Chan, who passed away more than 25 years ago, has urged the man who took away his belongings to return them, China Press reported.
His mother said a man named L, who claimed to be a fan, visited her house on Valentine’s Day and allegedly took away his clothes, personal belongings, awards, art collection and crystal decoration.
“He said he wanted to borrow the items and organise an exhibition in December. I want him to return the items. I’m not selling or giving them away,” she said.
She said L previously borrowed Chan’s items from her and returned them after that.
Chan, a songwriter and singer, died at 35 in 1993 after being in a coma for 17 months.
> A woman in Zhejiang, China, robbed her ex-boyfriend and tied him to a tree so that she could use the money for her wedding, Nanyang Siang Pau reported.
The woman named Zhou told her ex-boyfriend Ah Gang (not his real name) that she wanted to get back together with him and asked him to meet her on a hill.
She told him she wanted to do “something exciting”.
Ah Gang was told to take off his clothes and let Zhou tie him to a tree.
Zhou took away his clothes, mobile phone and 10,000 yuan (RM6,090) and fled. He freed himself two hours later and lodged a police report.
Zhou was arrested and later confessed that she wanted the money to get married with her current boyfriend.
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.