Compiled by SIRA HABIBU, C. ARUNO and R. ARAVINTHAN
TAIWANESE singer Rainie Yang (pic) and Chinese singer-songwriter Li Ronghao are set to tie the knot after dating for nearly four years, Sin Chew Daily reported.
Li, 34, posted a photo of the two of them on Instagram yesterday with the caption: “Today is my 34th birthday and it is also a day commemorating my successful proposal. Thank you for agreeing.”
Another photograph showed the two holding hands and displaying an engagement ring.
Earlier, Yang, 35, had posted similar photos of them enjoying the sunset at a beach.
One posting read: “This man is 34 years old today. Happy birthday.”
> Hong Kong actress Jacqueline Wong’s surprise appearance on the TV show Own Sweet Home has led to speculation that she is seeking a comeback after her career stalled when she was caught kissing a married singer.
China Press reported that Wong, 30, who took a hiatus from acting when the scandalous video emerged of her canoodling with Andy Hui in April, appeared in the Hong Kong show as a special guest, talking about her ideal home.
When asked how she would like her master bedroom to be, she said a comfortable bed was her only condition.
Hong Kong broadcaster TVB had earlier recast Wong’s roles with 32-year-old actress Roxanne Tong when the video scandal erupted.
> A group of eight robbers tied and beat up a security guard and a Vietnamese couple before running away with more than RM200,000 worth of construction materials in Kuala Lumpur, China Press reported.
The robbers fled with electric cables and rolls of wires, among others.
When construction staff arrived for work in the morning, they released the guard and Vietnamese couple and sent them to a clinic for treatment.
A police report has been lodged.
? 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.