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The Malaysian Insider blocked by MCMC

KUALA LUMPUR: The Communications and Multimedia Ministry has blocked access to The Malaysian Insider’s portal on its eighth birthday today via several Internet providers. Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) enforcement chief Zulkarnain Mohd Yasin confirmed the ban in a text message. “We will issue a statement,” he told The Malaysian Insider. Meanwhile The Malaysian […]

I am glad that the Attorney General has finally dropped or withdrawn the sedition charge against me this morning at the KL Sessions. At the outset, this charge ought not have been preferred against me. Inter alia, many civil society organisations including Human Rights Watch (HRW) have condemned and expressed grave concern and demanded that […]

Jawapan Parlimen Berkenaan laman web yang telah diharamkan oleh Kerajaan

TARIKH: 3 NOVEMBER 2015 (SELASA) SOALAN: 48 Puan Teresa Kok Suh Sim [Seputeh] minta MENTERI KOMUNIKASI DAN MULTIMEDIA menyatakan sebab Kerajaan menyekat orang ramai baca laporan di laman web Sarawak Report tetapi tidak mengambil tindakan undang-undang terhadap penyunting dan penulis laman web tersebut sekiranya beliau meyiarkan tulisan yang tidak benar.

Lift Suspension of The EDGE

I went to support the rally outside The Edge office today. I arrived there late, so I ended up having fellowship with the NGO friends and journalists. I suggested to the journalists of The Edge to have such gathering every Friday. Please sign this online petition to support The Edge:—– https://www.change.org/p/prime-minister-najib-razak-malaysian-communic ation-and-multimedia-commission-home-affairs-minister-zahid-hamidi-lif t-suspension-of-the-edge-and-stop-blocking-sarawak-report/share?after_ sign_exp=default&just_signed=true

KDN’s three reasons for suspending the Edge

KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry has given the three reasons for suspension of the The Edge Weekly and The Edge Financial Daily for three months from July 27. The two business publications, owned by tycoon Tong Kooi Ong’s Edge Media Group, have carried extensive coverage of the financial problems of the government’s investment company 1Malaysia […]

Suspension of The Edge: Has the government run into panic amidst all the 1 MDB related allegations against the Prime Minister and the government?

The Home Ministry ‘s suspension of The Edge Weekly and The Edge Financial Daily for three months beginning July 27 has shocked and angered Malaysians. The fact that CIMB Chairman Datuk Seri Nasir Razak and Air Asia Group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes have condemned the government’s move reflects the shock and anger of the […]

The Edge weekly, daily suspended for 3 months from July 27

The Home Ministry has suspended the publishing permit of The Edge Weekly and The Edge Financial Daily for three months from July 27. A letter from the ministry stated that the two publications’ reporting of 1MDB were “prejudicial or likely to be prejudicial to public order, security or likely to alarm public opinion or is likely to be prejudicial to public […]