Compiled by FATIMAH ZAINAL, OH ING YEEN and R. ARAVINTHAN
A VIDEO of a former member of K-pop group Sechs Kies calling current K-pop stars ugly has created an uproar among fans.
Sin Chew Daily reported that in the video, Kang Sung-hoon, the former main vocalist of Sechs Kies, mentioned six times within 10 seconds that current idol stars are ugly.
Sechs Kies is the first generation K-pop idol group that debuted in the 1990s.
Even though he did not name which group or idol he deemed ugly, many K-pop fans were furious with his comment.
> The Avengers: Endgame craze was so irresistible that almost the entire staff of a department at a company in Heilongjiang, China skipped work to watch it.
China Press reported that Communist Party discipline officials arrived for a surprise inspection after receiving a tip-off that the customer service department head led his deputies and staff to watch the Marvel Studios movie together.
They found that only two staff members were tasked to man the office. As a result, the department head and his two deputies were transferred out.
> If you are on the run, don’t Tok about it.
Zhang, a conwoman who was gloating about her escape, learnt her lesson the hard way when she was arrested by the police after posting a video using the Tik Tok app.
According to Nanyang Siang Pau, she had cheated her victims of more than 10 million yuan (RM6mil) before fleeing to Myanmar.
It was reported that she and several others had scammed almost 200 people.
● 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.