Compiled by JAROD LIM, CLARISSA CHUNG and R. ARAVINTHAN
K-POP girl group T-ara member Park Jiyeon has been receiving death threats publicly on her social media account from an unidentified person, Sin Chew Daily reported.
Numerous messages were sent to Jiyeon’s Twitter and Instagram accounts, threatening to kill her.
Her agency Partners Park lodged a report at the Seongdong Police Precinct in eastern Seoul and vowed to protect the artiste.
Jiyeon was said to have been terrified by the death threats and had stopped using both social media accounts.
> Tyuzu of K-pop girl group Twice, and her family, decided to forgive their housekeeper who had burglarised their family home in Taiwan in January, China Press reported.
The 28-year-old housekeeper stole photographs and Twice albums that the artiste had autographed and was selling online.
Kaohsiung police later detained the housekeeper.
Tzuyu’s mother, Huang Yen Ling, revealed that since the housekeeper had personally messaged and apologised to her, she decided to drop the charges.
“She is still young and since the items have been returned to us, we decided to forgive her, ” Huang said.
After knowing that the items had been returned, Tzuyu also forgave the housekeeper.
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.