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Metro News 30 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

MPAJ: No development proposal received for Highland Towers land

THERE are no plans or applications from any party to develop the Highland Towers land, says Ampang Jaya Municipal Council (MPAJ) president Abdul Hamid Hussain.

World 19 Jun 2018 | 7:45 PM Premium

Philippine top court rejects government's move to recover Marcos wealth

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine Supreme Court has rejected efforts to claim almost $1 billion (£0.8 billion) in damages from the estate of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his cronies, saying the government had failed to prove alleged graft related major infrastructure projects.

Corporate News 14 May 2018 | 12:18 AM Premium

Barred from travel, Najib faces Malaysia wrath over 1MDB secrets

SINGAPORE: As Malaysia’s most powerful man, Datuk Seri Najib Razak worked hard to keep the public from accessing information about a multi-billion dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB. Now they just might find out all the juicy details.

Nation 03 Apr 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Rights groups, lawyers and journos say it was rushed

PETALING JAYA: Human rights groups and lawyers are unhappy that the Anti-Fake News Bill 2018 was rushed through despite the numerous concerns and objections raised.

World 09 Mar 2018 | 6:24 AM Premium

Analysis - Arming Florida school staff could expose them to suits: experts

(Reuters) - A bill passed by Florida lawmakers empowering some personnel in public schools to carry firearms to guard against attacks like last month's massacre near Miami could expose these employees to potentially costly civil lawsuits, legal experts said.

Nation 07 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Wanita MCA says ‘yes’ to proposed Bill

PETALING JAYA: Wanita MCA backs the proposed Bill to curb fake news, especially in light of the recent controversy involving articles written about tycoon Robert Kuok by a blogger.

Banking 09 Jan 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

AmBank withdraws demand for US$20.48mil from Falcon

SINGAPORE: AmBank has withdrawn a statutory demand, totalling US$20.48m, filed against Singapore-listed Falcon Energy Group.

Corporate News 08 Jan 2018 | 7:53 AM Premium

AmBank withdraws demand for US$20.48m from Singapore's Falcon

SINGAPORE: AmBank has withdrawn a statutory demand, totalling US$20.48m, filed against Singapore-listed Falcon Energy Group.

World 21 Dec 2017 | 5:52 AM Premium

Cardinal's death prompts U.S. sexual abuse activists to take stock of progress

BOSTON (Reuters) - The death on Wednesday of Roman Catholic Cardinal Bernard Law, who covered up the church's child sex abuse scandal for decades, prompted U.S. activists to reflect on how far their efforts have come to make sure abusers can be prosecuted and how many hurdles remain.

TECH 23 Nov 2017 | 3:30 AM Premium

Uber’s hacking mess is another setback to a turnaround effort

The appointment of Dara Khosrowshahi as head of Uber Technologies Inc this summer was supposed to mark the beginning of a new chapter. The company had been racing from one disaster to the next, leading to boycotts, lawsuits, criminal probes, an executive exodus and an investor-led mutiny against the co-founder.