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March 21

Covid-19: Six dead, total cases at 1,183

At least six people have now died from Covid-19 in the country. MalaysiaKini reports: Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (above) said the fourth victim was Patient 238, a 50-year-old man from the tabligh cluster who was warded in Malacca on March 12. Sarawak’s disaster management committee later announced that two others, a mother and […]

December 22

EPF says sorry after bed-ridden woman made to show up on stretcher

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has apologised over an incident where a cancer-stricken bed-ridden woman was made to show up at its Johor Bahru office in order to withdraw her contributions to the retirement fund. “EPF is very regretful over the unpleasant experience by the member and her family, and is sorry. “EPF has contacted […]

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 […]