'Reporter need not name his sources' in defamation suit

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  • Thursday, 01 Aug 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: A reporter of a newspaper is not required to reveal his sources in a defamation case, declared the High Court here yesterday.

High Court judge Justice Lau Bee Lan dismissed an application by Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing to compel Joseph Sipa­lan, a former New Straits Times journalist, to reveal the sources for a story he had written.

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