Daily roundup: Man stuck in Ho Chi Minh for 2 days after being denied from boarding Scoot flight at airport - and other top stories today

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1. Man stuck in Ho Chi Minh for 2 days after being denied from boarding Scoot flight at airport

The flight was for him and his 85-year-old mother. They were on holiday. However, when they arrived at Tan Son Nhat International Airport at around 12.15pm to check-in for their flight.... » READ MORE

2. Philippine immigration detains Chinese student in soy pudding tantrum

Philippines immigration bureau's lawyers have found probable cause to deport Chinese arts student Zhang Jiale.Photo: Philippine National Police​

Officers from the immigration bureau said that the Chinese student may face deportation and eventually be... » READ MORE

3. One Tencent employee waited 12 hours for Pony Ma's Chinese New Year red packet

Tencent Holding employees wait in line to receive red packets from senior management at the company's headquarters in Shenzhen.Photo: Tencent​

The most diehard of the hongbao getters was in place since before 8pm on Monday, meaning the first in line had waited overnight for more than 12 hours to be the first person to get... » READ MORE

4. This couple found love in a 'hopeless' place -- IRC

Photo: Shierly Brett

IRC may be a stranger to those born after the 90s, and to others, it may just be a memory -- perhaps not even a very pleasant one. From cyber bullies, stalkers, to strangers asking for sexual favours, the folks from the IRC era have seen it all. But love still blossoms... » READ MORE

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