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ACTRESS and producer Datuk A. Aida (pic) has lodged a police report about RM200,000 vanishing from her bank account.
“I noticed the missing funds when I came back from a holiday in Egypt on March 1,” Kosmo! quoted her as saying.
There were two transactions, she said, adding that she would leave it to the police to investigate.
A. Aida, who is the drama producer of Halimah Jongang, lodged the police report in Bukit Indah, Ampang, Selangor, on June 21.
Ampang Jaya district police chief Asst Comm Noor Azmi Yusoff confirmed receiving the report, adding that the case would be investigated under the Computer Crimes Act.
> A 1,500-year-old herbal-based treatment for joint and muscle pain rooted in Shaolin martial arts seems to be getting popular, the same daily reported.
Yap Chan Kor, who runs a treatment centre that bears his name, said he learnt the method from his father Shu Shen, a kung fu master who migrated to then Malaya from northern China in the 1930s.
Yap, 73, claimed that more than 20,000 people had sought help at the centre that was set up in 1979 in Kuala Lumpur.
They include people suffering from slipped disc, knee pain and other ailments.
The ancient treatment, he said, was used by kung fu practitioners who were often injured during training.
“After he migrated to Malaya, my father taught kung fu, and I also learnt from him how to treat martial arts injuries using this special method,” he said.
> Harian Metro reported about a man who has amassed a comic collection that is estimated to be worth about RM370,000.
Mohd Fariz Helmi Husain, 35, owns 21,237 copies of Hong Kong and Japan comics.
Some of the Japanese titles include Blade of the Immortal, Vinland Saga, Hunter x Hunter and Bleach.
His first comic was Doraemon which he bought in 1993 for RM3.50.
“I bought it when I was nine years old. I wanted it so much that I saved my 40 sen pocket money given by my father,” said Mohd Fariz, who works at a textile store.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.