Laksa shop owner on a mission to feed the needy


THE owner of a laksa restaurant in Port Dickson had given free food to those impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, Utusan Malaysia reported.

“I shared a Facebook posting about my intention and I was surprised with the overwhelming response, ” said Mohd Amirul Ashraf Norazlin, 26.

“I really wanted to give free food to those who are truly in need, ” he added.

Among them were single mothers and those from the asnaf (eligible tithe recipients) group.

He said about 70 people had been given food between Friday and Sunday.

Many people had also approached him discreetly regarding their situation, he said.

His restaurant served food such as curry mee, laksa, noodle soup and roti arab.

“I also sell food as low as RM4 per meal during the MCO (movement control order), ” he said.

> Actress Jasmine Suraya had indicated her readiness to act in steamy scenes if she was given a chance to do so, reported Kosmo!Jasmine, whose real name is Jasmine Suraya Chin Xian Mei, explained that she would take on such a role it could give a strong impact to the audience.

She spoke about this when one of her Instagram followers asked her whether she was willing to film any hot scenes.

Jasmine, 32, also said she would pick actor Remy Ishak as her co-star, if she was given a choice.

> Cosmetic entrepreneur Nur Sajat, 36, has admitted to undergoing a sex change surgery, reported Utusan Malaysia.

Sajat, 36, whose real name is Muhammad Sajjad Kamaruzzaman, made the revelation in an Instagram posting after days of keeping silent following a probe by the Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais).

In a series of Instagram videos, Sajat also spoke about being detained by religious authorities recently.

Jais said in a statement that Sajjad had lodged a police report, adding that the officers involved had also been called in to give their statements.

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.

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