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Ex-sportswriter Dan Guen Chin dies of cancer at 64

JOHOR BARU: Former sportswriter Dan Guen Chin, winner of the Johor Special Media Award 2015, has died after battling stomach cancer for close to a year. He was 64.

Media watchdog chides Kit Siang over harassment of journalist

PETALING JAYA: Media watchdog Geramm (Gerakan Media Marah) urged Lim Kit Siang to respect press freedom after the DAP veteran apparently harangued a journalist during a press conference.

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Daily and journalists to pay RM60,000 in cost to Anwar

GEORGE TOWN: A lawyer apologised to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim while an English daily and two journalists were required to pay RM60,000 in cost to the former Opposition Leader in an out-of-court settlement of his defamation suit against them.

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George Town abuzz as Anwar's defamation suit begins

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim at the Penang High Court for his RM70mil defamation suit against an English daily and three other parties which goes on trial Monday.

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Pribumi unveils its supreme leadership council members

PUTRAJAYA: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Pribumi) has unveiled the members of its supreme leadership council, which include former Election Commission chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman as one of its vice-presidents.

Pribumi announces supreme council line-up, Mukhriz made deputy president

PUTRAJAYA: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Pribumi) has announced its supreme leadership council members.

The newly announced Pribumi Leadership lineup.

Former minister Yuriko Koike elected as Tokyo's first female governor

Former defence and environment minister Yuriko Koike was yesterday elected Tokyo's first female governor, media exit polls said, in a victory that came without the backing of any political party.

Ms Koike (centre) and her supporters celebrating her win as Tokyo governor, in Tokyo, yesterday. Visibly moved, her voice cracked as she alluded to shattering a glass ceiling in a country that traditionally ranks low in gender equality indices. One of her top priorities is to ensure there are enough places in childcare centres in the capital. - News Straits Times/Asia News Network

CM suing two dailies over suit retraction

GEORGE TOWN: A High Court here has fixed Nov 14 and 15 for the hearing of Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng’s defamation suit against New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd (NSTP) over a Berita Harian article on Aug 20 last year. Justice Datuk Rosilah Yop fixed the date yesterday.

English daily and three defendants being sued by Anwar for defamation

GEORGE TOWN: An English daily and three other defendants are applying to strike out a RM70mil defamation suit filed by Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim over alleged defamatory remarks printed in New Straits Times.

Anwar files RM70mil lawsuit for defamation against four parties

GEORGE TOWN: Former Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has filed a defamation suit against four parties, seeking RM70mil in damages for the publication of an article in an English daily.