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Lobby ceiling at KL Hilton comes crashing down, 1 injured

A foreign worker from Bangladesh suffers head injuries after a plaster ceiling collapsed early this morning.

Exxon Mobil to spend US$1 million to lobby for US carbon...

The move is the latest shift for Exxon Mobil, which for years cast doubt on scientific findings on climate and repeatedly fought off shareholder proposals aimed at forcing action.

Killing at hotel lobby: Chilean tourists want death penalty charge reduced

Their lawyers claim they acted in self-defence after the Malaysian attacked them first and have written to the AG's Chambers .

Trump’s ambassador lobbied Britain on behalf of jailed right-wing activist

US Ambassador complained about the treatment of an English right-wing activist who is in jail for disrupting a trial, according to three sources familiar with the discussion.

More trouble for AirAsia India as ex-CEO challenges civil suit

Mittu Chandilya wants Indian court to reject AirAsia India’s suit against him following an allegation that he was involved in fraudulent transactions involving RM13 million.

Meet us on June 6, India police order Tony Fernandes

India’s cops want to question the AirAsia CEO over allegations of corruption and working to break rules to obtain a flying licence.

US farm lobby wants strict definition of ‘meat’

A major US agriculture lobbying group on Tuesday threw its weight behind an effort to keep the "meat" label off of lab-created products, including ones that employ animal cells.

I did not pay a single cent to meet Bush, insists...

Pakatan Harapan chairman says he could have taken as many photos as he wanted to with US presidents during his 22 years as prime minister till 2003.

Rafizi demands Umno duo explain their ties to Godfrey Group director

PKR vice-president reveals photos showing Shahrir Samad and Nur Jazlan Mohamed with a woman who allegedly signed a contract with an American lobbyist close to the Trump administration.

Many countries accept lobbying, says Reezal Merican

Deputy foreign minister says he is in favour of lobbying if it is compatible with the democratic practices in Malaysia.

JB address in US lobbyist’s filing leads to tyre shop

There is no sign that Godfrey Group Limited is the occupant of the premise.

Report: Putrajaya hires US firm for RM1.07 million to lobby Washington

The Daily Beast says the US firm, with strong ties to the Trump administration, will act on behalf of the Malaysian government and that the money comes from a Malaysian firm called The Godfrey Group Ltd.

‘Speaker out of line in restricting movement of journalists’

Pandikar Amin Mulia only has power over control of proceedings when the Dewan Rakyat is in session, says Leo Camoens.

NUJ slams speaker’s ban on journalists at Parliament lobby

NUJ president Mohd Taufek Razak says such restrictions show Malaysia does not practise media freedom, especially in Parliament — the symbol of democracy.

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