Huazong launches programme to support Proton


Compiled by C. ARUNO, JUNAID IBRAHIM and R. ARAVINTHAN

HUAZONG is offering its members gifts worth up to RM888 to buy either Proton’s X70 or the new X50 model in a bid to support the local carmaker, Sin Chew Daily reported.

Its president Tan Sri Goh Tian Chuan launched Kempen Cintai Kereta Malaysia on Monday in partnership with Proton.

Members who made reservations for the X70 sport utility vehicle would get a dashcam, a set of sunshades and a spare tyre, all of which are worth a total of RM888.

Those choosing the X50 would get a dashcam worth RM688, Goh said.

The campaign was planned after Huazong held a meeting with Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin in July to find ways to revive the economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic.On Sept 15, a roll-off ceremony was held at Proton’s assembly plant in Tanjung Malim, Perak. Within the first two weeks, the Proton X50 had received 20,000 bookings.



> A man in Taiwan was arrested for poisoning a dog which had barked at him every time he walked past, the same daily reported.

Last Thursday, the dog owner found her pet Mochi shaking and foaming at the mouth.

She lodged a police report immediately. Mochi died later that day.

CCTV footage showed a man passing by on a motorcycle and throwing several pieces of food to Mochi.

The police arrested a suspect who later confessed to the crime, saying he was upset that Mochi always barked at him.



> After lying low for two months following accusations of her being a gold-digger, flight attendant Luna Xuan has made a comeback.

Sin Chew Daily reported that the 26-year-old posted Instagram pictures on Sunday of herself enjoying barbecued beef.

The photos showed Xuan being affectionate with her husband, Taiwanese singer Wilber Pan, whom she married earlier this year.

Xuan was earlier said to have kept “interesting company” with model Moka Fang, who went on to marry Hong Kong singer-actor Aaron Kwok, and a mysterious woman known only as Amy.

There was talk that Amy was a “coach” who trained social media influencers on how to date and marry celebrities.



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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