Adira okay if daughter wishes to join the arts industry


Compiled by BENJAMIN LEE and C.ARUNO

Singer Adira Suhaimi (pic) expressed her complete support for her seven-year-old daughter, Anggrek, to pursue a career in the arts industry, reported Harian Metro.

“Whatever branch of art she may be interested in, I will still support her as much as I can.

“If she’s interested in acting, I’ll send her to acting classes. If she wants to dance, I’ll send her to dance classes.

“Anggrek is very understanding and always listens to instructions,” Adira said, adding that she sees a reflection of herself in her daughter.

She also complimented her daughter for having matured quickly due to being the eldest of her siblings.

>It’s a joyous Hari Raya season for celebrity preacher Da’i Syed after the 28-year-old shared news that his wife Hana Ismail is now pregnant, reported Kosmo!

Da’i Syed, known by his full name Syed Shah Iqmal Syed Mohammad Shaiful, broke the news in an Instagram post on the first day of Hari Raya on Wednesday.

The attached photo showed the happy couple decked out in festive clothes, with Hana having a clear baby bump.

In a separate Instagram story, Da’i Syed also expressed his joy that he will be having a family of three next year.

“Next year, God willing, it won’t be just the two of us anymore,” he wrote.

Rife with Raya positivity, droves of Malaysians online have come together to congratulate the couple for the good news.

Last year, Hana suffered a miscarriage 10 weeks after the couple originally announced Hana’s first pregnancy.

The couple have been married since Dec 3, 2022.

> In Sik, Kedah, a family’s joyful Raya gathering turned uneasy after a shed snakeskin was found in an air conditioner of their home, reported Berita Harian.

The snakeskin was found after one of the family members noticed a weird noise coming from their air conditioner and, fearing the worst, called the local fire department for help.

The department immediately sent a team of seven firefighters to assist, which then found the snakeskin but failed to locate the reptile owner of the shed skin.

“Firefighters continued to search all rooms of the house to look for the snake, but the reptile was gone,” Sik Fire and Rescue Department chief Zulkhairi Mat Tanjil said.

Zulkhairi noted that the skin likely belonged to a highly venomous and deadly Monocled cobra.

He then advised people to be wary of damp and cool places around their homes, as reptiles prefer these areas during the current hot weather in the northern parts of the peninsula.

“Always try to keep your homes clean and be aware of your surroundings this festive season.

“Do not hesitate to call the nearest fire station or 999 if you need help,” he said.

● 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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