Boy plays peacemaker in dog scolding incident


A YOUNG boy in China who comforted a dog being scolded by its owner warmed the hearts of netizens, reported Sin Chew Daily.

Footage of the incident shows a man loudly reprimanding his pooch by the side of the road.

A boy wearing a yellow jacket can be seen walking in between the man and the pup before kneeling down facing the man.

It is as if the child was apologising on behalf of the canine and was seeking the man’s forgiveness. His action immediately defused the situation with the man bursting out in laughter.

The video went viral online and was viewed by more than 2.4 million people.

Many netizens praised the boy for having compassion for animals. “He is such a heroic brother,” one Internet user wrote.

> Malaysian singer Victor Wong, who is based in Taiwan, will finally get to achieve his dream of holding a concert in Malaysia for the first time this June, Sin Chew Daily also reported.

Wong, who is originally from Kuala Lumpur, announced that he will be holding a concert at the Genting Arena of Stars on June 29.

“I have been to so many cities all these years but I have always yearned to return to the place where all my dreams began.

“Even though I have been away from home for so long, I look forward to being able to share what I have gathered all this while with everyone. My heart is filled with excitement!” he wrote on Facebook.

Wong has been going on his See You Today world tour since 2022.

His upcoming concert in Genting will mark his 29th anniversary in the music industry.

Tickets will be for sale beginning April 30.

Wong made his debut in 1995 as a duo alongside Michael Wong, who is from Ipoh, Perak.

The two pursued solo careers in 2000 and have made a name for themselves in Taiwan’s music scene.

> An empty ang pow containing an IOU given during a wedding reception in Malaysia set many Internet users into fits of laughter, reported China Press.

The Facebook user shared on the social media platform the content of the red packet which read: “I will pay for three tables (RM700 x 3 = RM2,100).”

“Do you have a friend who is very loud at wedding receptions, eats and drinks a lot as if she is afraid that others do not know that she is a leader at a company selling supplements.

“She drives a Mercedes-Benz and appears to be the envy of others,” the Facebook user said, adding that an IOU was not what he expected..

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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