Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Asean Law Alert

Asean Law Alert

Asean Law Alert by Asean LIP

20 Jul 2018
Appeals Court dismisses Former TV3 News Editor's Appeal in Defamation Suit
PUTRAJAYA, July 19 (Bernama) - Former TV3 news chief editor lost his appeal at the Court of Appeal here today against the High Court order for him to pay RM50,000 in damages to Temerloh Lands assistant administrator for slander. The decision was delivered by a three-man panel co ...
Malaysia to negotiate HSR Deferment with Singapore
KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 (Bernama) - Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday his government would negotiate the deferment of a high-speed rail (HSR) project with the Singaporean Government.
61-Year-Old Man jailed for Sexual Assault on Eight-Year-Old Girl
KOTA KINABALU, July 19 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court here today sentenced a 61-year-old man to nine years' jail for sexually assaulting an eight-year-old girl last May.
Manager of Cleaning Company fined for employing Foreigners without Valid Pass
PETALING JAYA, July 19 (Bernama) - A manager of a cleaning company operating without a licence was fined a total of RM55,600 by the Sessions Court here today for employing five Indonesian women who were not in possession of a valid pass and allowing another to stay at his premis ...
Nine NAFAS Board Members file for Judicial Review on Suspension
KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 (Bernama) - Nine board members of NAFAS (National Farmers' Organisation of Malaysia) have filed for leave for a judicial review of their suspension on May 28.
Appeals Court lowers Jail Term of Jobless Man for Terrorism Offences
PUTRAJAYA, July 19 (Bernama) - A 23-year-old jobless man gets his jail sentence reduced by the Court of Appeal to five years for supporting the so-called Islamic State (IS) militant group and keeping terrorism-related images on his mobile phones.
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