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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — Lawyers for Liberty legal adviser N. Surendran today urged Singaporean authorities to stop persecuting lawyer M. Ravi, who is representing mentally challenged Malaysian death ...
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) adviser N Surendran has urged Singapore to drop its bid to disbar human rights lawyer M Ravi.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ongoing courts cases involving Datuk Seri Najib Razak are taking a toll on all those involved.
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The much-anticipated 1MDB trial implicating Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak, who is accused of obtaining gratification totalling about RM2.3 billion (S$763 million) while in office, has b...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The trials involving former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak are taking a lot of time out of the lives of those involved in it.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah has no plan to appeal the High Court's decision to start the 1MDB trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak on Monday (Aug 26), he told reporters today.
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PETALING JAYA: The home ministry has been urged to make deep-seated changes to its procedures for dealing with citizenship applications so that cases of statelessness are curbed.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers have expressed concern that an amendment to the wording on the conversion of minors in the Selangor state enactment could cause it to override the landmark ruling of the Federal...
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PETALING JAYA: Police have warned against turning the road rage incident in Bangi into a racial issue after it was given such a spin on social media.
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Selangor's four non-Muslim state executive councillors today had an audience with Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah at 11 am.
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PETALING JAYA - Lawyers for fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, or better known as Jho Low, are trying to stop documentary film The Kleptocrats from airing, reports the Hollywood Reporter.
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PETALING JAYA (Aug 1): Lawyers working for fugitive financier Jho Low (pictured) are trying to stop the documentary 'The Kleptocrats' from being screened.
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(Aug 1): Lawyers working for fugitive financier Jho Low are trying to stop the documentary 'The Kleptocrats' from being screened.
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Lawyers working on behalf of fugitive businessperson Low Taek Jho have purportedly sent letters to a number of distributors and platforms carrying The Kleptocrats, asking for the film to be removed fr...
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KUALA LUMPUR • Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak's 1MDB ongoing trial shed light on his links to fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, in deals involving a former unit of the t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak's 1MDB trial sheds light on his links to fugitive financier Jho Low in deals involving a former unit of the troubled state fund.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The family members of five Malaysian citizens facing the noose for drug trafficking in Singapore are urging the republic to pardon them.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Singapore government has again been urged to give Malaysians on death row a second chance and to reconsider the application of the death penalty.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — Lawyers for Liberty legal adviser N. Surendran today likened Singapore to North Korea in its treatment of mentally challenged inmate on death row, Nagaenthran Dharmalingam.
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PETALING JAYA: A rights group has urged the Singapore government not to execute a 31-year-old Malaysian who was convicted of drug trafficking and sentenced to death in 2010.
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Google agreed to pay US$11mil (RM45.2mil) to end a lawsuit accusing the Internet giant of discriminating against older job applicants.
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Google is poised to pay a modest US$13mil (RM53.4mil) to end a 2010 privacy lawsuit that was once called the biggest US wiretap case ever.
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AFTER five years and multiple suits, the Genting family feud is finally set to end amicably.
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SHAH ALAM: Lawyers representing the family of Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim today filed an ex parte application against Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas, claiming he was in contempt of court over an aff...
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YOURSAY | ‘Since AG cannot direct cabinet, the moratorium order must come from the latter.’ AG unaware of cross-appeal in Wan Ji case before enhanced sentence Gerard Lourdesamy: Just issue a direc...
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PETALING JAYA: The Singapore government has dismissed a human rights lawyer’s claim that it was targeting Malaysian prisoners for capital punishment, saying it applied the republic’s laws “equal...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 — Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs has denied accusations that its government is “preparing for an execution binge”, after lawyer N. Surendran revealed that four Mala...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — Four Malaysians are among 10 on Singapore’s death row scheduled to be executed after their clemency petitions failed, local lawyer N. Surendran said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — Senior lawyer Datuk Roger Tan Kor Mee is one of the two latest additions to the special task force probing the high-profile enforced disappearances of Pastor Raymond Koh and ...
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PARIS, July 11 — The trial of former bosses at France Telecom, including its ex-chief executive, over a spate of suicides at the firm was set to wrap up today with the defendants risking up to a yea...
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Latheefa Koya had very little time to think about it when the offer to head the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission came her way.
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PETALING JAYA: A legal advocacy group has questioned Singapore’s refusal to issue a certificate that will spare the life of Malaysian P. Pannir Selvam from the gallows after he helped in the investigation.
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Lawyers for Liberty adviser N. Surendran on Friday questioned the Attorney-General’s Chambers of Singapore for refusing to issue a Certificate of Substantive Assistance that will spare the life of P...
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The fight for the life of P Pannir Selvam, who is on the death row in Singapore, continues as his lawyers will challenge the clemency process and Singapore's Attorney-General's Chambers' failure to is...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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Lawyers representing the wife of the late Abdul Manan Ismail – one of 41 respondents in the MACC's 1MDB-linked asset forfeiture suit – object to the prosecution seeking to replace the respondent's...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): Four entities out of 41 facing forfeiture proceedings involving 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) assets, told the High Court here that they are challenging the mode in which the...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): Four entities out of 41 facing forfeiture proceedings involving 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) assets, told the High Court here that they are challenging the mode in which the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four individuals and entities named by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) as recipients of 1MDB funds have objected to the forfeiture suits against them.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 — Four out of nine individuals and entities formally objected to the government’s forfeiture lawsuit against them to recover 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) monies when th...
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A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legislature, in chaotic scenes, to protest against an ext...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Early reaction to proposed changes to the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA) is a big “aye”, with the former minister in charge of law leading the chorus of support.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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LATELY I’ve read of motorists injuring police on duty on our roadways.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The prosecution will publish in two months a notice for any third party with interest to stack a claim on more than RM216 million allegedly linked to Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) that...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The prosecution will publish in two months a notice for any third party with interest to stack a claim on more than RM216 million allegedly linked to Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) that...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Latheefa Beebi Koya took her oath of office as Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayat...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Latheefa Beebi Koya took her oath of office as Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Latheefa Beebi Koya took her oath of office as Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayat...
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The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah (right) presents the letter of appointment to Latheefa Beebi Koya (left) as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commiss...
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Latheefa Beebi Koya took her oath of office as Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 ― Latheefa Beebi Koya took her oath of office as Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ay...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — The High Court today ordered Umno and six others to respond to the government’s forfeiture lawsuit against them after the suit came up in court for the first time.
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NEW YORK: Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer urged Canada's justice minister on Monday to withdraw extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou, who has been detained in Vancouver since December on U.S. fraud charges.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Lawyers appearing for Goldman Sachs International, which is facing four summonses by the prosecution for capital market offences, have sought further time to study the summons ...
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Media companies are responsible for defamatory comments made on their Facebook pages, an Australian court said in a landmark ruling Monday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Lawyers appearing for Goldman Sachs International, which is facing four summonses by the prosecution for capital market offences, have sought further time to study the summons ...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers say the 41 individuals and entities who were slapped with suits to recover RM270 million said to have come from state investment fund 1MDB could negotiate an out-of-court settle...
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Money & You by Yap Ming Hui IN my 19 years of financial coaching and advising high net-worth clients, here’s one surprising fact that stood out to me: the greatest challenge is not always the lack of knowledge, but more the lack of objectivity in managing wealth.
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PETALING JAYA: Newly minted Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner Latheefa Koya paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday morning (June 20).
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Akin has denied hiring Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz for a nefarious agenda, after his senior private secretary implicated minister Da...
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DUBAI • Two executives linked to a Malaysian wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) said, citing people familiar w...
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(June 17): Two executives linked to a Malaysia wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar wit...
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DUBAI (BLOOMBERG) - Two executives linked to a Malaysia wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people fam...
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DUBAI (BLOOMBERG): Two executives linked to a Malaysia wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Two men connected to the 1MDB scandal have been convicted and sentenced to jail in Abu Dhabi for financial crimes.
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PUTRAJAYA - The Prime Minister will continue to decide on government appointments as long as the Parliament has not been empowered to do so, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Prime Minister will continue to decide on government appointments as long as Parliament has not been empowered to do so, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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SHAH ALAM: Lawyers for Altantuya Shaariibuu’s family today said they are still seeking the exhibits and evidence used during her murder trial in 2006 for the RM100 million lawsuit against the govern...
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PUTRAJAYA: Former Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Mohd Shukri Abdull said today the public should give a chance to Latheefa Koya to prove herself as the new head of the ...
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PETALING JAYA: Unperturbed by the outcries over her appointment, New Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya has vowed to create a culture of intolerance against c...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 7 — Newly-installed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Latheefa Koya pledged the eradication of corruption “anywhere and everywhere” it is found today, the firs...
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PETALING JAYA: Latheefa Koya, known as an outspoken lawyer of PKR and human rights activist, is now the head of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).
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PETALING JAYA: Questions have arisen over the impartiality of human rights lawyer Latheefa Koya’s appointment as the number one at the anti-graft commission.
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Lawyers for Liberty executive director Latheefa Beebi Koya is the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner, replacing Datuk Seri Shukri Abdull.Her two-year contract takes effect on...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyers for Liberty executive director Latheefa Koya (pix) is the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner, replacing the outgoing Datuk Seri Shukri Abdull.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jun 4): Lawyers for Liberty executive director Latheefa Beebi Koya has been appointed as the chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), following the request ...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers say it is time for the government to remove ouster clauses in the various laws to reflect the courts’ supremacy in deciding cases involving public interest.
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PUTRAJAYA - Malaysia's top anti-graft chief Shukri Abdull has resigned, just over a year into his two-year tenure, according to local news reports quoting a statement from the Prime Minister's Office ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Lawyers for Liberty executive director Latheefa Beebi Koya is the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner, replacing Datuk Seri Shukri Abdull.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jun 4): Lawyers for Liberty executive director Latheefa Beebi Koya has been appointed as the chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), following the request ...
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By Susan Joseph Found the property of your dreams?
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PASIR GUDANG, Malaysia / JOKHABAD, India: When local investigators scoured a riverbed in Johor for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalised over one thousand people earlier this year, they f...
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Found the property of your dreams? What can you do to ensure that the property particulars are what you are told they are?
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 2 — Speculation about fugitive financier Low Taek Jho may compromise genuine efforts to secure his arrest, Datuk A. Kadir Jasin cautioned the public today.
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LAWYERS representing former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak complained over the course of the trial last week that their client was not given access to documents related to his AmBank accounts t...
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PASIR GUDANG: When investigators scoured a riverbed in Johor for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalised over 1,000 people earlier this year, they found a cocktail of toxins, including a co...
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PASIR GUDANG/JOKHABAD, India (May 31): When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalised over one thousand people earlier this yea...
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PASIR GUDANG, May 31 — When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalised over one thousand people earlier this year, they found ...
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PASIR GUDANG, MALAYSIA/JOKHABAD, INDIA (REUTERS) - When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalised over one thousand people earl...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today allowed the government to publish an official notice calling on interested parties to contest ownership of items seized from Najib Razak and various individuals and ...
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NEW YORK (Bloomberg): Two luxury New York City condominiums that fugitive Malaysian financier Jho Low is accused of buying with money stolen from a state investment fund are to be sold as part of U.S. forfeiture lawsuits targeting the properties.
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(May 30): Two luxury New York City condominiums that fugitive Malaysian financier Jho Low is accused of buying with money stolen from a state investment fund are to be sold as part of U.S. forfeiture ...
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NEW YORK: Two luxury New York City condominiums that fugitive financier Lee Taek Jho is accused of buying with money stolen from 1MDB are to be sold as part of US forfeiture lawsuits targeting the pro...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 29 — The Health Ministry and the Sungai Buloh Prison are jointly investigating allegations that an inmate who recently died from tuberculosis was denied medical treatment for the i...
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PETALING JAYA: A Sungai Buloh remand prisoner was said to have not been given timely and proper medical treatment, leading to his death from multiple organ failure due to disseminated tuberculosis (TB...
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has urged the police to investigate the death of a 25-year-old man who was a remand prisoner at the Sungai Buloh prison when he died.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — A Sungai Buloh prisoner who died from tuberculosis (TB) was only diagnosed when the disease had spread and caused organ failure, his family’s lawyer alleged.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers and rights activists are at loggerheads over a Singapore minister’s remark that it is “untenable” to have a moratorium on Malaysians sentenced to death in Singapore courts...