Math teacher who repeatedly beat student quits


Compiled by JOSEPH KAOS Jr, LIEW JIA XIAN and R. ARAVINTHAN

A KINDERGARTEN teacher from Taiping, Perak, issued an apology online after repeatedly hitting her student for over 30 minutes, Kwong Wah Jit Poh reported.

It is believed that 51-year-old got angry after the child made several mistakes in her homework.

She was reported to have beaten the student’s palm five times, and 35 times on her shoulder and back, giving the student blue-black marks.

She said she felt guilty and decided to make an official apology on Facebook.

She said she was teaching mathematics as usual and had the students complete their homework.

When she checked one student’s homework, she became angry when she saw the student had made many mistakes.

She got angry and hit the student for half an hour.

Many social media users criticised her for her action, describing it as violent and scary.

The teacher apologised, saying she was ashamed and would not be teaching anymore.

> Canadian-born actress Linda Chung, who announced her third pregnancy on her 38th birthday in April, now knows it will be a girl after a gender reveal party, Oriental Daily reported.

She is now in Vancouver and occasionally gives updates on her life through her social media platforms.

Chung updated her Instagram on Saturday announcing the gender of her third child together with her husband, daughter and son.

Her husband was seen in the post holding a purple balloon with the words “Boy or girl?” written on it.

After Chung pierced it with a needle, pink flower petals were seen indicating that she is carrying a baby girl.

However, she emphasised that it doesn’t matter whether it is a son or a daughter, the most important thing is that the baby is in good health.

Chung and her chiropractor husband Jeremy Leung married in 2015 after a whirlwind romance and now live in Canada.

The former TVB sweetheart most recently appeared on television in the station’s drama Kids’ Lives Matter (2021) after a three-year hiatus.

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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