Category Archives: News

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 […]

October 29

Kuala Lumpur Shariah High Court Strikes Out RM500 million Matrimonial Assets Division Claim by Shahnaz Abdul Majid

The Shariah High Court today struck out the claim for matrimonial assets division (harta sepencarian) by Shahnaz Abdul Majid, the former wife of Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib. Shahnaz had been asked by an earlier Court of Appeal hearing to particularise her original claim of RM300 million. Instead, she raised the […]

October 08

NFC fails to reinstate RM1b special damages claim against Public Bank

National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd and four others today failed to reinstate a claim of special damages of RM1 billion against Public Bank. MalaysiaKini reports: A three-member Federal Court bench led by Chief Justice Richard Malanjum unanimously refused to grant leave to NFC and the other appellants to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision that […]

October 01

Cradle Fund CEO’s body to be exhumed

The Magistrate’s Court has granted an application by the police to exhume the body of Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan after his death was reclassified as murder. NST reports: It is understood that a second post-mortem examination will be conducted on Nazrin’s body. The application to exhume his body was filed by the […]

September 13

Shafee seeks to disqualify Sri Ram as prosecutor in trial

Lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, who has been charged with four counts of money laundering, today told the Sessions Court he will apply to disqualify ad-hoc deputy public prosecutor (DPP) Gopal Sri Ram from conducting the trial. Free Malaysia Today has the story. Shafee said he would not get a fair trial with Sri Ram leading […]