PUTRAJAYA (March 3): The Federal Court, which today released its written judgement on Malaysiakini’s contempt of court case over comments posted by readers, said the comments were “simply scurrilous and irreprehensible”.
Federal Court rules govt officials can sue for defamation in Guan Eng case against Perkasa's Ibrahim Ali
PUTRAJAYA (Feb 26): The Federal Court today ruled that a government official can sue for defamation in his or her official capacity, in a suit brought by Lim Guan Eng against Perkasa.
PUTRAJAYA (Feb 23): Mkini Dotcom Sdn Bhd, the company that operates news portal Malaysiakini, had today paid the RM500,000 fine imposed by the Federal Court for contempt of court after Malaysiakini failed to establish that it had no knowledge of five readers comments which were offending to the judiciary.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): A Federal Court “landmark ruling” of Feb 10 on “the scope of and powers” of the Tribunal for Homebuyer Claims seems to have provoked a lot of questions, according to a report by The Edge Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 19): Malaysiakini has managed to get donations of more than RM500,000 in under five hours after it launched a fundraising effort to help pay a fine imposed by the Federal Court today.
PUTRAJAYA (Feb 19): Malaysiakini, which was found guilty by the Federal Court of contempt of court for comments posted by its readers that were deemed to have attacked the judiciary, has until Wednesday to pay a RM500,000 fine.
PUTRAJAYA (Feb 19): A seven-member Federal Court bench in a landmark majority six-to-one decision has found news portal Malaysiakini guilty of contempt, but not its chief editor.
Federal Court ruling: Penang Island City Council cannot arbitrarily withdraw temporary hotel permits
PETALING JAYA (Feb 18): The Federal Court today ruled in favour of a hotel operator who had sued the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) over the revoking of its temporary operating permit half a year before it expired back in 2016, FMT News reported today.