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Sarawak Tribune fighting to stay in business

KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Sarawak’s oldest newspaper which survived World War II is now fighting a different kind of survival — staying in business. The New Sarawak Tribune, renamed in 2010 from its original The Sarawak Tribune, like most … Continue reading

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Local Chinese press fume over ‘selective’ Wisma Putra

The Editors’ Association of Chinese Medium of Malaysia (EACMM) has protested against Wisma Putra’s decision to bar Chinese media outlets from covering the meeting between Foreign Minister Anifah Aman and family members of Malaysian diplomats stranded in North Korea. Wisma … Continue reading

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Jobless man jailed for sending obscene image to married woman

KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed man was sentenced to a month’s jail and fined RM1,500, in default two months’ jail, by the magistrate’s court here Friday for sending an obscene image and words to someone else’s wife. Magistrate Nur A’minahtul Mardiah … Continue reading

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KiniTV, top officers charged over videos on press conference

KUALA LUMPUR: News portal Malaysiakini’s video unit, KiniTV, and two of its top officers claimed trial this morning to four charges under the Communications and Multimedia Act (CMA) over videos of a press conference by former Umno Batu Kawan vice-chief … Continue reading

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‘Red Shirts’ to hold Nov 5 rally outside Malaysiakini office

Datuk Jamal Yunus said the “Red Shirts” would protest against news portal Malaysiakini for its alleged involvement with foreign interference in Malaysian politics. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 2 — Umno leader Datuk Jamal Yunus’s “Red … Continue reading

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NST editor quits over truth and 1MDB

PETALING JAYA: Mustapha Kamil’s online posting of why he resigned as group editor of the Umno-controlled New Straits Times newspaper last month was highlighted by DAP leader Lim Kit Siang today, with an accompanying challenge to other Malaysian journalists. In … Continue reading

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‘Why Mariam Mokhtar is a Malaysian I will stand by’

            COMMENTS by Theantdaily readers KampongTalk: Personally, I find Mariam’s articles refreshing, liberal and encouraging. We are blessed to have Mariam amongst us – someone who dares to speak up, laugh at our own weaknesses and tolerant with opposing … Continue reading

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