Compiled by SHINISSA KAUR, C. ARUNO and R. ARAVINTHAN
SLAM vocalist Zamani announced his engagement to his partner, known only as Juliana, at his Hari Raya open house a few days ago, reported Kosmo!.
The wedding date has not been fixed yet.
“We are still looking for a suitable day. I hope to get blessings from my fans and pray that our wedding will go smoothly,” said the 48-year-old singer.
Zamani has known Juliana for a few years but prefers to keep her identity private.
> More than 2,000 residents from five villages in Kuala Nerang, Kedah, have been living without mobile network and Internet connections for two weeks due to a faulty transmitter tower, the daily also reported.
Villagers from Kampung Berjaya, Sungai Mas, Sukamari, Mahawangsa Sungai Siput and Sungai Pisang have been forced to travel 3km to make phone calls.
Shafiee Othman from Kampung Mahawangsa said the situation has made life difficult for the villagers.
“If there is an emergency like a death or fire, how are they going to contact the family or authorities?” he said.
He added that villagers had reported the matter to a telecommunications company multiple times, but the situation remained the same.
“The telecommunications company has said there is a fault with the transmitter tower, but we have not been told when the issue will be resolved,” said Shafiee.
> Actress Reen Rahim does let not negative criticism from fans on social media bother her, Utusan Malaysia reported.
The actress, who is known for her bold fashion choices, recently came under fire
for her choice of attire during a beach holiday.
Reen, 30, said she chose to wear clothes that were suitable for the weather.
Some social media users felt the actress was dressed too provocatively and “it hurt their eyes” to see her dressed that way.
Reen said as a celebrity, she was used to such comments.
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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