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July 25

Genting Malaysia reaches settlement over outdoor theme park

Genting Malaysia Bhd has fully resolved its dispute with Fox Entertainment Group Llc, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Foxnext Llc, Twenty First Century Fox Inc and The Walt Disney Company over the development of an outdoor theme park. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, Genting Malaysia said as part of the settlement terms, all […]

September 13

Lawyer Shafee to be charged with money laundering, say sources

Lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah is likely to face four counts of money laundering charges in relation to the RM9.5 million said to be received from former prime minister Najib Razak, sources say. Shafee, who is Najib’s lawyer, is expected to be produced before a Sessions Court for the charges to be read today. Those convicted […]

August 21

Sarawak Governor’s Jamilah Taib applies to Basel Civil Court for injunction against Swiss NGO Bruno Manser Fonds

The Bruno Manser Fund (“BMF”) and its Executive Director, Lukas Straumann, have run into serious legal trouble over their lengthy defamatory campaign against a Canadian company operated and owned by Sean Murray and Jamilah Taib Murray, the daughter of Sarawak governor Tun Pehin Abdul Taib Mahmud. Sakto Corporation (‘Sakto’), a mid-size Canadian real estate company […]

August 18

Jho Low says he will not surrender

A Malaysian financier wanted for his role in the multi-billion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB has said he does not expect to get a fair hearing anywhere and will not present himself to any country where his guilt has been predetermined. Reuters report: Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, has been identified by […]

February 21

TV now Malaysians’ most trusted news source, study reveals

Malaysians still prefer traditional press for trusted news over social media, with television taking top spot as the medium with the highest degree of confidence, according to a recent study. The nationwide study conducted by International Islamic University Malaysia’s (IIUM) Electoral Study Group also ranked social media platform Twitter as the least trustworthy source, with […]

October 07

Bomba: Mall fire brought under control within 20 mins

A fire at a popular mall here, which set off alarms and required the building to be evacuated here on Saturday, was brought under control within 20 minutes of authorities being alerted to it. A Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said they received a call at around 7.10pm and managed to bring the fire under […]

September 16

Keramat tahfiz fire: Investigations now focused on possibility of foul play as new lead emerges

Investigations into Thursday’s tahfiz school fire is now focused on the possibility of foul play. NST’s Hariz Mohd, Tasnim Lokman and Teoh Pei Ying report: This follows a new lead which officials discovered yesterday during the course of investigations into the 5am blaze at Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah school which saw 23 souls perish. Sources close […]