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SINGAPORE singer Stefanie Sun will be holding a concert tour next year, Sin Chew Daily reported.
The songstress announced the news on Instagram on Thursday and posted a photo of her and her Dutch-Indonesian entrepreneur husband, Nadim van der Ros.
“Hallo, I’m doing my 20th year in the biz concert next year. I’m not quitting. Sabotage! On a brighter note, here’s me and Nadim, 8 years on,” she captioned the photo.
Sun, 40, gave birth to her second child on July 30 last year and has not been active in the entertainment industry for a while.
The year 2020 will mark her 20th year in the music industry.
She released her first album in 2000 and gained fame in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.
> The daily also reported that a teenager in Fushun, China, saved 14 people from an apartment that caught fire, with the help of a crane.
The 19-year-old crane operator was working at a construction site nearby when he heard the fire alarm and saw heavy smoke billowing from the apartment.
He quickly drove the machine right next to the apartment and used it to rescue the 14 living on higher floors within 30 minutes.
> Short-term rentals offered by Airbnb and other similar platforms will remain illegal in Singapore, according to Nanyang Siang Pau.
The island republic’s Urban Redevelopment Authority said the minimum stay of three months would continue to apply for any accommodation in private residential properties.
The authority said the decision was taken after extensive consultations with various stakeholders on the proposed regulatory framework for the use of private residential units for short-term lodging.
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.