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Nation 06 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

‘I ignored SMS after story went online’

GEORGE TOWN: Deputy Chief Minister II Dr P. Ramasamy told a High Court here that it was disrespectful for a reporter to send a phone message and to call him for his comments after an alleged defamatory article got published online.

AseanPlus News 03 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

‘Martial law lift’ slammed

BANGKOK: The Thai junta’s decision to lift martial law was denounced by critics as cosmetic, with Washington and the United Nations warning that replacement security measures would not loosen the military’s grip on power.

Nation 01 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

Journalist organisations condemn use of Sedition Act over article

PETALING JAYA: Journalist organisations and rights groups have expressed support for five editors and senior officials from The Malaysian Insider portal who were arrested under the Sedition Act.

Nation 03 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

PM orders to come down hard on online slander

KUALA KUBU BARU: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has instructed the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission to streamline the laws and step up enforcement to check dissemination of slander on social media.

Nation 30 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Court: Don’t use gay remarks to attack Anwar

PUTRAJAYA: Comments about Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's gay tendencies in his first sodomy trial cannot be used to attack his character in a libel suit, ruled the Court of Appeal.

Nation 30 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Felda wins suit over defamatory book

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) has won its suit against National Association of Settlers (Anak) president Mazlan Aliman and a publisher for publishing a defamatory book on the agency.

Nation 02 Aug 2015 | 10:52 PM

Azalina calls for emergency Parliament sitting to amend cyber laws

PETALING JAYA: Newly appointed minister Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said has called for changes to laws to ensure a tighter control on social media.

Singapore 14 May 2015 | 4:52 PM

Amos Yee's bailor demands 'unreserved apology' for molestation claim

SINGAPORE: Family and youth counsellor Vincent Law is demanding an "unreserved apology" from Amos Yee after the teenage blogger claimed he had molested him.

World 14 May 2015 | 5:10 PM

Journalist trial puts Angola's reputation in the dock

LUANDA (Reuters) - An Angolan journalist who accused generals of human rights abuses in the illicit diamond trade faces libel charges in court on Thursday in a case that is putting the spotlight on a major African oil-producer keen to improve its reputation abroad.

Japan 15 Apr 2015 | 4:05 PM

Japanese journalist meets PM after South Korea lifts travel ban

TOKYO: A Japanese journalist on trial in Seoul for allegedly defaming South Korean President Park Geun-Hye met the Japanese premier Wednesday, a day after his travel ban was eased.