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Nation 13 Dec 2015 | 8:37 AM

International open letter calls for Malaysia to drop charges against activist

PETALING JAYA: Almost a hundred film-makers, writers, artists and lawyers from all over the world have signed an open letter urging the Malaysia government to drop the charges against human rights activist Lena Hendry (pic) for organising a screening of a controversial documentary.

Nation 20 May 2015 | 5:52 PM

Film 'The New Village' still banned, says Home Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR: The edited version of controversial 2013 film, The New Village, will remain banned as it still appears to glorify communism, the Home Ministry says.

Nation 23 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM

DBP: Don’t make Malay movies with ‘flawed lingo’

KUALA LUMPUR: Malay filmmakers should stop producing movies and serials with “flawed lingo” and undesirable portrayal of luxury, said Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) director-general Datuk Dr Awang Sariyan.

Nation 05 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ movie banned

KUALA LUMPUR: Fans awaiting the release of the film adaptation of erotic, romance novel Fifty Shades of Grey will not be getting any love this Valentine’s Day.

Nation 04 Feb 2015 | 5:23 PM

'Fifty Shades' film blacked out by censorship board

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Film Censorship Board (LPF) has banned the erotic, romance movie Fifty Shades of Grey from showing in Malaysian cinemas.

Nation 24 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM

Total flush out

PUTRAJAYA: As soldiers joined the police to flush out illegal immigrants in Cameron Highlands, the Home Ministry warned agents of these workers and “owners” of illegally cleared land who hired them would also not be spared.

Nation 23 Nov 2014 | 6:52 PM

Zahid Hamidi: No decision on The New Village movie ban

PUTRAJAYA: The New Village, a local film which courted controversy for supposedly glorifying communism, looks set to be banned indefinitely.

Nation 02 Jul 2014 | 6:09 PM

Cops seize 30,000 pirated DVDs in Cheras condominium

KAJANG: A five-month old syndicate selling pirated DVDs was uncovered after police raided a Venice Hill condominium in Batu 9, Cheras, resulting in the seizure of more than 30,000 DVDs.

Nation 28 May 2014 | 12:00 AM

Film Censorship Board set to revise outdated fees

PUTRAJAYA: Filmmakers and importers will soon have to dip deeper into their pockets to have their film certified by the Film Censorship Board.

Community 09 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM

Banning in age of the Internet

Banning stuff, whether newspapers, books, music or movies in the age of the Internet, is like carrying water to the sea.