Good Samaritan who declined cash lauded


  • Nation
  • Monday, 01 Jul 2019

Compiled by ALLISON LAI, OH ING YEEN and R. ARAVINTHAN 

A Good Samaritan who helped a young woman and her father has set Twittersphere abuzz.Nurul Nabillah Najwa Sarkawi, 20, posted a picture of a man refusing to take money from her father after delivering a bottle of fuel they needed, reported Metro Ahad.

“Thank you, uncle. If we meet again, daddy and I will buy you a drink,” she wrote on her Twitter.

Relating the Wednesday incident, Nabillah said her father was picking her up after a job interview in Bukit Jalil when his motorcycle ran out of fuel.

As they were pushing the motorcycle to a petrol kiosk 10 minutes away, a man in his 40’s stopped his car and offered to help.

After delivering the petrol, Nabillah said the man refused any payment.

“We could only thank him,” she said, adding that she did not get to ask for the man’s contact as he was in a hurry.

Nabillah’s post attracted many positive comments from Malaysians and has since been retweeted over 29,000 times, including by celebrity entrepreneur Neelofa.

 

> Sinar Harian reported that Junaidah Baharom Kee, 40, will soon be studying with her two teenage daughters.

The trio are set to study in Politeknik Sultan Idris Shah in Sabak Bernam, Selangor.

Junaidah will be studying for a Diploma in Information Technology with Arina Narasha Mohamad Fairos, 19, while her other daughter, Arifah Adila, 18, is taking up a Diploma in Secretarial Science.

“My interest to study came after seeing how efficient IT officers are in solving problems at my workplace.

“Learning should not be hindered by age. I am thankful that my husband and daughters are behind me,” said Junaidah, who works in a community college.

 

> Kosmo! Ahad reported that local celebrities Adam Lee and Sweet Qismina are finally a couple in real life, following their roles as husband and wife in the Adam Chempaka drama series.

Adam, whose real name is Muhammad Arif Adam Mohamed Fadlee, 25, said the affinity he shared with Sweet during the filming was undeniably pleasing.

“We share so many similarities. It still feels like a dream to me,” said Adam.

As for Sweet, whose real name is Farhanna Qismina Supandi, 22, she was thankful for having found Adam, who has the characteristics she likes.

 

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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