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Umno's Puad Zarkashi removes Facebook post after court injunction in defamation lawsuit by PM Muhyiddin

KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 -- Umno supreme council member Datuk Mohd Puad Zarkashi has removed his February 9 Facebook post which was cited in a defamation lawsuit against him by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muh... Read More


Federal Court explains decision for RM500,000 Malaysiakini fine, cites 'public interest' and deterrent effect

KUALA LUMPUR, March 3 -- The Federal Court has released the full grounds of its majority ruling in Malaysiakini's contempt of court case over five readers' comments, explaining in full why six of the ... Read More


Malaysiakini says paid RM500,000 Federal Court fine one day ahead of deadline (VIDEO)

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 23 -- Malaysiakini's operator Mkini Dot Com Sdn Bhd has paid the RM500,000 fine imposed on the news portal - for being in contempt of court over its readers' comments - a day ahead ... Read More


Former Dewan Rakyat Speaker Ariff appointed chairman of disciplinary board for lawyers

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 23 -- Retired judge Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof, who was also the former Dewan Rakyat Speaker, has been appointed as chairman of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board (... Read More


Report: Malaysian govt gets judgment in default in 1MDB ex-lawyer Jasmine Loo's RM2.496m unpaid taxes case

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 23 -- The High Court has granted the Malaysian government a judgment in default (JID) against 1Malaysia Development Berhad's (1MDB) former general counsel or in-house lawyer Jasmine... Read More


Let UNHCR meet with 1,200 Myanmar deportees, rights groups urge after court's temporary stay order

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 23 -- The Malaysian government should allow the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to visit and check on the 1,200 people that Malaysia planned on deporting to My... Read More


Simplified: The 'Malaysiakini' decisions in the Federal Court - what the judges decided and why it matters

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 21 -- News outlet Malaysiakini on Friday found itself held liable and fined RM500,000 by the Federal Court for the contemptuous comments of five readers that were hosted on its webs... Read More


Simplified: The Malaysiakini decisions in the Federal Court - what the judges decided and why it matters

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 21 -- News outlet Malaysiakini on Friday found itself held liable and fined RM500,000 by the Federal Court for the contemptuous comments of five readers that were hosted on its webs... Read More


Responding to CNY Covid-19 under-testing claims, Dr Noor Hisham says Malaysia did more than enough

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 20 -- Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that Malaysia has done more than enough tests to detect Covid-19, in response to claims that insufficient number o... Read More


KL pubs left confused over differing police instructions on serving alcohol during MCO

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 20 -- Bars and restaurants in the Jalan Telawi area at Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur were left confused yesterday over allegedly different sets of instructions given by the police just hour... Read More