Malaysia suspends newspaper over ‘prejudicial’ 1MDB reports
Malaysia’s government suspended the publishing permit of the Edge newspaper group, judging that its coverage of debt-ridden 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) threatens public order and national security, the media company said, according to Bloomberg News.
The Edge Weekly and the Edge Financial Daily will be barred from publishing for three months starting July 27, the company said Friday in an emailed statement. Edge will ask a court to overturn the suspension, and will continue to publish news online, CEO Ho Kay Tat said. Read more