Hong Kong actor heading to Malaysia to shoot film


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019

Compiled by OH ING YEEN, MEI MEI CHU and R. ARAVINTHAN

HONG Kong actor Anthony Wong (pic) will come to Malaysia in October to star in a film by Malaysian actor-director Kyo Chen, Sin Chew Daily reported.

Wong clinched his third Best Actor title at the Hong Kong Film Awards over the weekend for his role in the film Still Human, which will be shown in Malaysian cinemas next month.

Chen won the Best New Actor award at the recent Malaysia Film Festival (MFF) for his role in Guang, a drama about an autistic man with a talent for creating music.

Guang won four awards at the MFF.

Chen had previously directed and acted in Journey to Guang, in memory of his mother who died of cancer.

 

> Participants of a water festival held on Sunday at a Myanmar temple in Kajang, ­Sela­ngor, were dispersed by police following complaints by nearby ­residents about the noise.

“According to residents, the festival-goers made a lot of noise and were drinking,” China Press quoted Balakong assemblyman Wong Siew Ki as saying.

“We learned that the temple was illegal and stopped the event with the help of police after they found most of the participants to be drunk.“One participant was detained after he tried to attack a police car,” Wong added.

 

> A female tourist was photographed urinating on a beach in Port Dickson, Sin Chew Daily reported.Two Malaysians taking a selfie noticed that the tourist in the background was relieving herself.

The images were posted on Facebook, with some commentators insinuating that the woman was from an Asian country.

 

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.