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Nation 29 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Bar defends defamation rule

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar has defended the rule that litigants should not state the amount for damages in defamation suits, saying it is a healthy law.

AseanPlus News 17 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Thai court rejects mine defamation case in rare media win

Bangkok: A Thai court threw out defamation charges against a news agency for alleging environmental damage by a gold mine, a lawyer said, in a rare win for press freedom in the country.

Thailand 20 Sep 2016 | 6:53 AM

British activist found guilty in Thai defamation trial

Bangkok (AFP) - A British activist was found guilty of criminal defamation and breaching Thailand's strict computer laws and given a three-year suspended jail sentence, his lawyer said on Tuesday, over a report on labour abuses in the kingdom's lucrative fruit sector.

AseanPlus News 26 Nov 2015 | 7:46 AM

US envoy expresses concern over Thai royal defamation law

Bangkok (AFP) - Washington's envoy to Thailand Wednesday expressed concern about the "unprecedented" prison terms handed down under the kingdom's draconian royal defamation law, saying no one should be jailed for peacefully expressing their opinion.

AseanPlus News 04 May 2017 | 12:16 AM

Thai may face 150-year jail sentence for royal defamation

Bangkok (AFP) - A Thai human rights lawyer could be sentenced to a maximum 150 years in prison after he was charged with a record ten counts of royal defamation, a rights group said Wednesday.

Nation 10 May 2016 | 12:00 AM

CM’s defamation suit over his Merc on hold

GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng’s defamation suit against an online news portal and its writer over his official car has been moved to Aug 4 pending Federal Court action on a recent ruling that politicians cannot sue the media in their governmental capacities.

Thailand 09 Dec 2015 | 6:41 AM

US envoy to Thailand being investigated for royal defamation

BANGKOK: The US Ambassador to Thailand is under investigation for royal defamation over comments he made criticising lengthy jail sentences from the kingdom’s lese majeste law, a foreign media group and police said Wednesday.

Nation 21 Oct 2013 | 2:42 PM

NFC defamation suit: Court advises mediation

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has advised the parties in a defamation suit filed by National Feedlot Corporation executive chairman Datuk Seri Dr Mohamed Salleh Ismail to go for mediation.

Nation 28 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Lynas’ defamation suit to be heard on Dec 17

KUANTAN: The High Court here has fixed Dec 17 for case management of Lynas defamation suit against Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas (SMSL).

Nation 21 Jun 2013 | 11:06 AM

Appeals Court rules that Khairy can defend himself in RM100mil Anwar defamation suit

PUTRAJAYA: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin can defend himself in the RM100mil defamation suit brought against him by Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.