Compiled by ALLISON LAI, FATIMAH ZAINAL and R. ARAVINTHAN
VETERAN Hong Kong martial arts star Sammo Hung (pic) has been named as the recipient of the 3rd Malaysia Golden Global Awards (MGGA) Lifetime Achievement Award.
He will be in Malaysia to accept the award, which acknowledged his contributions to showbiz as well as the martial art film genre, Nanyang Siang Pau reported.
The ceremony will be held at Istana Budaya in Kuala Lumpur on July 20.
Nominations for the Top 10 films were also announced.
They included production from Hong Kong, China, South Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Belgium and Iran.
Together with the Malaysia International Film Festival, MGGA was introduced in 2016 by a group of film experts across Asia.
> Oriental Daily reported that a woman who works at a lounge in Hunan, China, was fired for giving the okay emoticon in reply to a question from her superior in their work message group.
In a screen capture image she shared, her boss had asked her to prepare a report for a meeting, to which she acknowledged with the emoticon.
However, her boss told her off saying she should have given a proper reply.
He also told her to “proceed to the human resource department later to settle her resignation procedure”.
Subsequently, the boss made a new rule for employees to reply “roger” as acknowledgement to his messages.
> The boorish behaviour of two teenagers destroying food stuff at a convenience store in Nilai, Negri Sembilan, caused an uproar on social media.
Apparently, one of the boys posted a video on Instagram, China Press reported.
Netizens lambasted the uncivilised behaviour, which eventually led to the boy shutting down his Instagram page.
Eventually, he released a video with his friend explaining their actions.
He claimed that he had already paid for the items before taking the video and that they would not have done it as there were CCTV cameras and other people in the store.
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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