Keith Foo shows admirable side with act of self-quarantine


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 30 Apr 2020

Compiled by C. ARUNO, LIEW JIA XIAN, CHOW ZHI EN and R. ARAVINTHAN

ACTOR Keith Foo (pic) who was recently involved in a film project in Hulu Langat before the enforcement of the movement control order (MCO), had self-quarantined as a precautionary step, reported Berita Harian.

The 37-year-old actor from Gemas, Negri Sembilan, was filming a 26-episode drama titled Dia Bukan Bidadari (She Is No Angel) for RTM at the time.

“I quarantined myself for two weeks to ensure the safety of my family

“Honestly, I didn’t know the location of the shoot in Hulu Langat was in the ‘Red Zone’ list as it wasn’t as serious back then, ” he said.

While his other film plans have been postponed, Keith was not about to just wait around. He chose instead to re-join St John Ambulance Malaysia with their team stationed in Cheras.

“I’m glad to be able to volunteer like this, ” he said.

> The daily also reported about recently ‘widowed Siti Nurhidayah Mohd Ali’s post about her late husband, comedian Abam Bocey.

In a video she uploaded on Instagram, Hidayah, 29, reminisced about her husband and how they used to celebrate Ramadan in his hometown of Sabak Bernam, Selangor.

“This year’s Ramadan fast feels especially difficult without him by my side. I hope he’s resting peacefully over there, ” she said.

On Feb 10, Abam Bocey, 32, passed away in his home in Gombak at around 7am.

> Radio announcer, Radin Amir Effendi succeeded in raising RM8,090 from auctioning off his personal shoe collection, reported Sinar Harian.

“On April 20, my friends and I conducted a charity auction to raise funds with proceeds donated to frontliners (face masks and hand sanitisers) and anyone in need of help, ” he wrote on his Instagram post.

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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