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August 14, 2018 7:16 AM Ex-Australian archbishop avoids jail for concealing child abuse

SYDNEY: A former Australian archbishop convicted of concealing abuse by a notorious paedophile priest in the 1970s was confronted by enraged victims outside a courthouse Tuesday after a judge spared him jail and ordered he serve his sentence at home. Philip Wilson became one of the highest-ranked church officials convicted of covering up child sex abuse 11

August 13, 2018 10:19 AM Najib files appeal against gag order refusal

KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyers of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today filed an appeal against a High Court refusal to issue an order restraining the media and public from publishing statements on the merits of his case pending its disposal. Najib's lead counsel Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, when contacted, said a notice of appeal was filed 30

August 8, 2018 9:41 AM Firebrand Sri Lankan monk sentenced to rigorous imprisonment

COLOMBO: A firebrand Buddhist monk was sentenced to six years' rigorous imprisonment in Sri Lanka on Wednesday for contempt of court. Galagodaatte Gnanasara had already been sentenced to six months in June for intimidating a woman, whose cartoonist husband was abducted by the military, during a trial two years ago. The Court of Appeal handed down Wednesday's 16

August 3, 2018 2:18 AM Monster fish wrecks havoc

THIS unique monster shark film, based on author Steve Alten's 1997 science-fiction book Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror, was initially in production hell for some time. However, things started moving once director John Turtletaub (National Treasure) came on board, and this US-China production which stars Jason Statham, Li BingBing, Rainn Wilson, Winston 16

July 30, 2018 1:02 PM Top Glove fails in bid to freeze Adventa Capital assets, plans appeal

PETALING JAYA: Top Glove Corp Bhd will be appealing against the Kuala Lumpur High Court’s decision to dismiss its application to freeze the assets of Adventa Capital. “The company wishes to announce that Top Glove and Top Care’s Mareva application against Wong Chin Toh, Low Chin Guan and ACPL in the Writ Action as well as against Adventa Capital in the KL OS in aid of the Singapore 11

July 30, 2018 3:44 AM Najib gets to drop suit against Pua despite objection

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has allowed former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak to withdraw his defamation suit against Damansara MP Tony Pua. Judge Datuk Mohd Zaki Abdul Wahab today allowed the withdrawal despite Pua's objection, ruling the prejudice against the latter was not significant. He ordered for the suit to be withdrawn with the condition 7

July 27, 2018 10:15 AM JAKS Resources fails in bid again to stop RM50m bank guarantee release to Star Media

KUALA LUMPUR: The Court of Appeal has dismissed JAKS Resources Bhd's (JRB) subsidiary Jaks Island Circle Sdn Bhd's (JIC) motions for Erinford injunction to stop Star Media Group Bhd from claiming a bank guarantee of RM50 million provided for a joint development project in Section 13, Petaling Jaya. Following that, JRB said in a stock exchange filing 12

July 24, 2018 9:15 AM Utusan Melayu granted leave to appeal in defamation lawsuit

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today granted leave to Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad and its former journalist to appeal against a Court of Appeal order that they pay RM200,000 in damages to veteran lawyer Manjeet Singh Dhillon for defamation. The three-man bench comprising Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum and Federal Court judges Tan Sri Zainun Ali and Tan Sri Aziah 10

July 23, 2018 2:29 PM PKR takes action against eight members for violating party regulations in GE14

KUALA LUMPUR: Pasir Salak Parti Keadilan Rakyat (Keadilan) branch chief Noor Azwan Ramli was sacked from the party for violating party discipline during the 14th General Election (GE14). Azwan was among the eight Keadilan members who faced party action, with another seven being suspended from the party for a period of two years and given stern warnings 11

July 21, 2018 11:40 PM Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

JAKARTA: A 15-year-old girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion, an Indonesian official said Saturday. The girl was sentenced Thursday alongside her 17-year-old brother in a closed hearing at Muara Bulian District Court on the island of Sumatra, court spokesman Listyo Arif Budiman said. "The girl was charged 15