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FGV won’t object to appeal by PKR mouthpiece over RM2 million...

However, Felda's position on the matter is unknown as its new chairman has yet to be appointed.

Judge: La Kaffa won’t lose out if Tealive stays in business

Justice Rhodzariah Bujang, in a dissenting judgment, argues that an injunction against Tealive will cost its employees their jobs.

Rights lawyer Paulsen wins RM100,000 damages in defamation suit

Three-member Court of Appeal bench upholds Eric Paulsen's appeal, saying he has proven all the necessary elements.

US fund claims US$175 million from South Korea over Samsung units’...

Mason Capital Management has filed a legal claim seeking at least US$175 million from the South Korean government as compensation for damages it says it sustained from a 2015 merger of two Samsung Group affiliates.

Federal Court: Judges must act when rights of detainees are breached

A five-man bench, in dismissing the government's appeal for false imprisonment, says it is the duty of judges to uphold the Federal Constitution.

Woman who lost job offer due to pregnancy awarded RM40,000

Federal Court, however, declines to answer three questions of law to bring certainty to similar cases in the future.

5 injured after quake hits Japan

The shallow tremor had been reported as magnitude 6.1 by the Japan Meteorological Agency, according to Kyodo news agency, although USGS gave its strength as 5.7.

REPORT: Super typhoon may flood 1/3 of central Tokyo

The Tokyo metropolitan government has unveiled its first estimate of the Japanese capital's vulnerability to damage from typhoon-related high tidal waves, as risks of storm damage continue to increase globally.

Police shooting: Lawyers slam government’s appeal against damages

N Surendran and Latheefa Koya say eight years on, the family of Aminulrasyid Amzah has yet to receive a formal apology from the government.

Police shooting: Aminulrasyid’s family gets RM114,000 in damages

Federal Court dismisses government's appeal to have sum reduced to RM14,000, just to pay for the bereavement and funeral expenses.

Australian media firms fail in Rebel Wilson bid

Six Australian media companies seeking to join the battle against a record Aus$4.5 million (US$3.5 million) defamation payout to Hollywood star Rebel Wilson had their case knocked back Thursday.

Defamation: Court orders TV3 to pay RM200,000 to former Bar chief

Three-member Court of Appeal bench agrees with ex-Malaysian Bar president Manjeet Singh's counsel that the High Court judge had erred in law and facts.

Suit against Jamal adjourned as judge takes emergency leave

Red Shirts leader Jamal Yunos, who is being sued for defamation, was scheduled to take the stand this morning.

Australia media join forces to fight record Rebel Wilson payout

Media organisations are appealing the court's decision to award the damages which they argue was higher than the statutory cap.

Court strikes out RM14 bil suit by Puncak Niaga

Court accepts application by former MB Khalid Ibrahim, Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali and Selangor government.

Chess player’s short skirt issue: Suit against Ampang MP to start...

Chess official suing PKR women's wing chief for alleged defamatory remarks over girl forced to quit chess tournament last year because she wore short skirt.

Govt gets to appeal RM357,500 damages in custodial death case

This follows another case where court ruled exemplary damages can only be awarded to the living.

Court awards Nik Nazmi RM230,000 for malicious prosecution

Trial judge rules the Selangor state executive councillor has proved his case against former attorney-general and government.

PKR’s Suara Keadilan to appeal against RM2 mil damages award

The amount is the highest awarded for damages to an aggrieved party in a defamation case in recent years.

Felda, FGV win RM2m in damages for defamation against PKR mouthpiece

Justice Su Geok Yiam says when defendants used the term 'Felda bankrupt', it caused panic among shareholders and queries from banks.

Papagomo finally pays RM951,000 for defaming Anwar

Blogger uses crowd funding to raise the money over three months, mostly from Umno members.

Woman awarded RM184,000 for son’s death in police custody

The judge said the victim was in the defendants’ custody at that time and it was the responsibility of the defendants to ensure that he would not be injured.

RM28,000 for man blinded in right eye at Bersih rally

Asrul Wasi Ahmad was awarded RM40,000 initially but amount was slashed by 30% due to his negligence in taking part in the Bersih 3 rally five years ago.

PI Bala’s widow sues Najib, Rosmah and 7 others

However, the nine defendants have applied to strike out the 'intentional harm' suit and defer filing their defence, says lawyer Americk Sidhu.