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Nation 17 Jul 2019 | 5:21 AM Premium

Sg Kim Kim victims file RM30mil suit against Federal, state governments and 10 others

JOHOR BARU: Victims of the Sungai Kim Kim toxic pollution, which include fishermen and Pasir Gudang residents, have filed civil suits to seek compensation amounting to RM30mil against 12 parties.

AseanPlus News 06 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cambodian villagers put up a fight against sugar giant

BANGKOK: Cambodian villagers will appeal a Thai court decision rejecting their class action lawsuit against Thailand’s biggest sugar producer, complaining of rights abuses, a non-profit group said.

Nation 27 Jun 2019 | 10:01 AM Premium

Teoh's family is seeking justice, not more compensation, says Ramkarpal

PETALING JAYA: Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh has slammed Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin for accusing the family of the late Teoh Beng Hock of wanting more compensation from the Government.

World 29 Mar 2019 | 5:28 AM Premium

Chile court opens door for more Church sex abuse victims to seek damages

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's Catholic Church should prepare itself for an onslaught of new civil suits from victims seeking compensation for past cases of sexual abuse, a lawyer who successfully sued the Archdiocese of Santiago said on Thursday.

World 27 Jan 2019 | 2:08 AM Premium

Second Vale dam burst in Brazil likely to curb mining risk appetite

LONDON (Reuters) - Mining company Vale's second dam disaster in Brazil in less than four years deals a blow to an industry grappling with investor wariness and a poor image and casts doubt on new President Jair Bolsonaro's vow to reduce government regulation.

Nation 05 Jan 2019 | 1:00 AM Premium

Leonardo DiCaprio testifies before jury in US probe into 1MDB

PETALING JAYA: Actor Leonardo DiCaprio made a secret appearance before a grand jury recently to testify as part of the US Justice Department's investigation into 1MDB, reported the Washington Post.

Nation 20 Dec 2018 | 4:20 AM Premium

Goldman did not get Ipic board's approval for RM7.32bil bond issue

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): Global banking giant Goldman Sachs – which arranged several multibillion-dollar bond issues tied to scandal-plagued 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) – proceeded with at least one fund-raising exercise without approval from the board of directors of the bond's chief guarantor, Abu Dhabi's state-owned International Petroleum Investment Company (Ipic).

Nation 18 Dec 2018 | 9:49 AM Premium

1MDB: Malaysia’s extraordinary financial scandal

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP): Malaysia’s extraordinary 1MDB corruption scandal allegedly saw top officials loot billions from a state fund and go on a worldwide spending spree - buying up super-yachts, paintings by Van Gogh and Monet, and financing a Hollywood blockbuster.

Metro News 11 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Preserve memory of those who perished

TODAY marks 25 years since the Highland Towers condominium collapsed in Hulu Kelang, claiming the lives of 48 residents.