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'Jackpot Auntie' in legal tussle with firm she helped set up

SINGAPORE: "Jackpot Auntie" Choo Hong Eng, who was hailed for giving away $410,000 (RM1.2mil) in casino winnings to charity, is being sued for more than $200,000 (RM622,294) by the company she helped start.

Choo Hong Eng at the Kwan Inn (Geylang East) Vegetarian Food stall, which has been in operation since 1986. She had made headlines in 2011 when Marina Bay Sands Casino initially declined to pay her the $410,000 she won on its slot machines. She later donated the winnings to charity.ST PHOTO: JAMIE KOH.

Reporting on court proceedings

While many are prepared to accept what is said in court, even if it is false, they are likely to feel more aggrieved when such proceedings are published in the newspaper.

Angry teenager fined more than RM1,000 for shouting and spitting at police

BANGKOK: A 19-year-old teen was fined a total of Bt9,200 (RM1,166) on Tuesday after being found guilty of a series of charges including shouting and spitting at police.

Court allows application to stop remarks on project

GEORGE TOWN: A High Court here has granted the application for an injunction by Consortium Zenith BUCG Sdn Bhd, the contractor of Penang undersea tunnel project, to stop a Parti Cinta Malaysia (PCM) leader from making statements on the project.

MACC waits for A-G’s approval to sue Lim

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is seeking approval from the Attorney-General (A-G) to initiate defamation proceedings against Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.

'We are seeking approval from the Attorney-General to allow us to initiate the civil suit against Lim.' - Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad

MACC seeks A-G's approval to file defamation suit against Guan Eng

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is seeking approval from the Attorney-General over a defamation suit against Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.

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MACC seeks A-G's approval to file defamation suit against Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is seeking approval from the Attorney-General over a defamation suit against Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.

North Korea says Peru throwing 'gas on the fire' of nuclear spat

LIMA (Reuters) - North Korea's ambassador to Peru said Tuesday that Lima's decision to expel him was akin to "throwing gasoline on the fire" on the dispute over Pyongyang's nuclear tests that it would continue to pursue "without wavering."

Netanyahu's son under fire over 'anti-Semitic' imagery on Facebook

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - From an argument over dog poo to an alleged anti-Semitic caricature he posted on Facebook, Yair Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's 26-year-old son, is courting controversy with his social media activity.

Egypt blocks Human Rights Watch website amid widespread media blockade

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has blocked the website of Human Rights Watch just one day after the organisation released a report on systematic torture in the country's jails.

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