Compiled by C. Aruno, Fatimah Zainal and R. Aravinthan
POPULAR make-up artist and cosmetics entrepreneur Alha Alfa, who just tied the knot with his girlfriend of five years, wants to have children right away, reported BH Ahad.He married Noor Azlin Ismail, 23, on Saturday in Taiping, Perak.
The solemnisation ceremony held at a hotel was attended by about 200 of the couple’s closest family members and friends.
“Alhamdulillah, we are grateful that the ceremony went smoothly. This marriage is the symbol of our love after being in a relationship for five years, ” said Alha, 31, whose real name is Datuk Abdul Al Halim Mohd Al Fadzil.
As for starting a family, the Alha Alfa Cosmetics Malaysia founder said that it was all up to rezeki (good fortune) but he hoped to be able to have children soon.
> A teenager who stole a donation box from a mosque ran out of luck when he was nabbed by the police.
To rub salt into the wound, the box only contained RM3, reported Kosmo!The 17-year-old boy was caught by the police when he was trying to get into a Perodua Alza at the mosque compound at about 2am on Friday, said Dungun police district chief Supt Baharudin Abdullah said.
“Checks in the car found a steel donation box belonging to the mosque which contained RM3, ” he said.
The teenager claimed that it was his first time committing such an act. He was also tested positive for methamphetamine, said Baharudin.
> A tahfiz schoolteacher has been supplementing his income in a creative way by making wallets made of goatskin, reported Metro Ahad.Cambodian Rafiqin Zulkifli, 25, who teaches at a school in Kuala Kangsar, Perak, charges between RM70 and RM150 for his handcrafted wallets.It all began when he saw goatskin going to waste after the animal was slaughtered and decided to do something about it.“At first, it was for my own use but then the demand increased. There are also those who want to buy leather items that come from halal sources.”
Rafiqin learnt how to make handicrafts out of leather when he was still a student in Cambodia.
He then moved to Malaysia to study religion and ended up marrying a Malaysian, with whom he has a child.
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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