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May 26

More funds needed to hit tourist arrival targets, says Tourism Malaysia

Tourism Malaysia director-general Musa Yusof says Malaysia must match the efforts of regional countries in promoting tourism. – pic from http://www.matta.org.my, May 26, 2019. TOURISM Malaysia needs enough funds for advertising and promotion (A&P), air connectivity and media coverage, if the agency is to regain its footing after continuously missing arrival targets, reports The Edge […]

May 26

AG Tommy Thomas hid Shafee Abdullah’s letter from judge

Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas made sure that the judge hearing an application to cite senior lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah for contempt would not know the contents of an exonerating letter written by Muhammad Shafee, the High Court here was told yesterday. The Edge Markets reports: Lawyer David Mathews, acting for Muhammad Shafee, […]

May 24

Taib’s daughter to continue suit against Bruno Manser Fonds

Canadian real estate company Sakto Corporation is turning its full legal attention to bringing Bruno Manser Fonds to trial for defamation. In a press release today, the Ottawa-based company said it had filed its civil court proceedings against BMF with the Basel Civil Court in January this year, seeking to put an end to BMF’s […]

May 09

Taib’s aide: MACC gave all-clear for S’wak governor

The Sarawak governor’s office has reiterated that the MACC has exonerated Abdul Taib Mahmud of any wrongdoing, in the wake of the latter being linked by an environmental activist group to an allegedly illegal land-clearing operation just outside Mulu National Park. MalaysiaKini reports: Taib’s press secretary Jameson Ahip Nawie pointed to a July 3, 2018 […]

February 20

Legal Troubles Ahead for Swiss Activists Bruno Manser Fonds

Lukas Straumann and the activist group Bruno Manser Fonds are facing further legal troubles on their ongoing defamatory campaign against Sakto Corporation, a Canadian real estate company owned by Sean Murray and Jamilah Taib Murray, the daughter of Sarawak governor Tun Pehin Abdul Taib Mahmud. After a Canadian Court ruled against the BMF in February 2017, […]

January 06

Kelantan’s Sultan Muhammad V resigns as Agong

Kelantan ruler Sultan Muhammad V has resigned as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. This was confirmed through a statement by the Comptroller of the Royal Household Wan Ahmad Dahlan Ab Aziz. “The Palace would like to inform that the Seri Paduka Baginda Tuanku has resigned as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong effective Jan 6 in accordance […]

December 16

IJN: Injured fireman Adib critically ill

Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, the firefighter who was severely injured after being attacked by a mob in last month’s Seafield temple riots, is back on respiratory support after a deterioration in his condition over the past 24 hours. In a statement today, the National Heart Institute (IJN) said Adib also continues to require dialysis as his […]