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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  | Disney says ‘no merit’ to Malaysia resort company lawsuit

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  — Resort developer Genting Malaysia’s lawsuit seeking $1 billion in damages from Walt Disney Co. and Fox Entertainment Group for alleged breach of contract related to a theme park, is “without merit,” Disney said Tuesday. The lawsuit filed Monday in the Central California District Court cites damages from Fox’s withdrawal from an … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  | Disney says ‘no merit’ to Malaysia resort company lawsuit

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysian resort company sues Disney, Fox over theme park

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A Malaysian resort developer is seeking at least $1 billion in damages from Walt Disney Co. and Fox Entertainment Group for alleged breach of contract related to a theme park. Genting Malaysia Bhd said in a statement Tuesday that it filed the lawsuit in the Central California District Court on Monday … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysian resort company sues Disney, Fox over theme park

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia launches sale of superyacht linked to graft scandal

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia’s government has launched a one-month auction for a luxury yacht bought with money stolen from the multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund. The sale that began Monday came nearly three months after Indonesia returned the $250 million yacht, Equanimity, after seizing it off Bali in February in cooperation with … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia launches sale of superyacht linked to graft scandal

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Feeling ‘vindicated,’ Malaysia’s Anwar takes lawmaker oath

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim said he felt “vindicated” after taking his oath as a lawmaker Monday, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge that critics said was politically motivated. The swearing-in ceremony in parliament followed Anwar’s landslide win in a … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Feeling ‘vindicated,’ Malaysia’s Anwar takes lawmaker oath

SINGAPORE | Singapore recovers $11.1m linked to 1MDB Malaysia Fund

SINGAPORE — A Singaporean court has ordered the return of 15.3 million Singapore dollars ($11.1 million) linked to the indebted 1MDB Malaysian state investment fund. Law firm Tan Rajah & Cheah said Monday that the misappropriated funds were being transferred to a special 1MDB recovery bank account in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur. It did … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Singapore recovers $11.1m linked to 1MDB Malaysia Fund

Luxury Portfolio International® August 2018 Magazine Highlights Bespoke Design and High-End Properties

CHICAGO/ Sept. 6, 2018 (STL.News)– Luxury Portfolio International®, the luxury home marketing division of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) takes readers on a tour around the world in its second issue of 2018. This issue includes insights from LeadingRE’s Immersion Conference in Kuala Lumpur as well as a panoply of delightful properties … Continue reading Luxury Portfolio International® August 2018 Magazine Highlights Bespoke Design and High-End Properties

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | New Malaysian government repeals law banning ‘fake news’

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia’s new government on Thursday repealed a widely criticized law prohibiting “fake news,” in a move hailed as a landmark moment for human rights by a group of Southeast Asian lawmakers. The bill was passed in April under former Prime Minister Najib Razak despite concerns that it would be used to … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | New Malaysian government repeals law banning ‘fake news’

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia | Women’s trial in Kim Jong Nam killing heads to defense phase

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — Two women on trial for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother were told Thursday to make their defense after the judge found evidence of a “well-planned conspiracy,” extending their murder trial until next year. Indonesia’s Siti Aisyah and Vietnam’s Doan Thi Huong are accused of smearing VX … Continue reading SHAH ALAM, Malaysia | Women’s trial in Kim Jong Nam killing heads to defense phase