Teresa Kok makes good on threat to sue PAS man over ‘anti Islam’ label

PETALING JAYA: Lawyers for DAP deputy secretary-general Teresa Kok today followed up on her apology demand from a Selangor PAS Youth leader with a defamation suit filed on her behalf at the High Court. In her writ of summons against Selangor PAS Youth chief Syarhan Humaizi Halim, Kok, who is also the primary industries minister,...

Kok seeks RM30m from PAS Youth leader over ‘anti-Islam’ claim

Minister of Primary Industries Teresa Kok has demanded an apology and RM30 million in damages from Selangor PAS youth chief over a defamatory article which alleged that she was anti-Islam. Kok, in her letter of demand dated Jan 23, through a legal firm SN Nair & Partners, claimed that Syarhan Humaizi Halim had written and published...

With top court victory, Teresa Kok keeps RM350,000 award over ISA arrest

PUTRAJAYA, July 11 — DAP MP Teresa Kok won again in her long eight-year legal battle when the Federal Court today ruled in her favour and maintained a RM350,000 compensation over her wrongful arrest in 2008. The Federal Court dismissed the government’s bid to appeal an earlier court ruling to award RM350,000 to Kok to...

Court affirms RM350,000 compensation for MP’s unlawful arrest

  PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today affirmed the RM350,000 in damages awarded to Seputeh MP Teresa Kok over her detention under the then Internal Security Act (ISA) nine years ago. This follows the decision of a three-man bench chaired by Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Richard Malanjum to dismiss the government’s leave to appeal...

Jamal Yunos appoints lawyer to respond to Teresa Kok’s suit

The DAP MP will abandon her plans to obtain judgment in default of appearance since the Umno leader will defend the suit, says her lawyer S N Nair PETALING JAYA: Umno leader Jamal Yunos, who is facing a defamation suit from Seputeh MP Teresa Kok over claims she had misused welfare funds, has finally decided...

Court allows suit challenging DBKL parking appointment

  The civil lawsuit contends that Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan’s appointment is unlawful and must be quashed. THE High Court has allowed Seputeh MP Teresa Kok and Federal Territory Consumers Association president Mohd Yusof Abdul Rahman to challenge Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s decision to appoint Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan to manage city parking. The duo named Federal...

Teresa fails to reverse KL parking rate increase

  KUALA LUMPUR: The increase of Kuala Lumpur’s parking rate will remain following an unsuccessful legal challenge to quash it. The High Court threw out the challenge filed by Seputeh MP Teresa Kok (pic) and Federal Territory Consumers Association president Mohd Yusof Abdul Rahman following a preliminary objection. The objection was filed by Federal Territories...

Teresa Kok fail semakan kehakiman batalkan perintah naikkan caj parkir

KUALA LUMPUR, 7 Okt: Anggota Parlimen Seputeh Teresa Kok Suh Sim dan Presiden Persatuan Pengguna Selangor dan Wilayah Persekutuan Mohd Yusof Abdul Rahman memfailkan permohonan kebenaran semakan kehakiman untuk membatalkan perintah menaikkan caj parkir. Kok dan Mohd Yusof memfailkan permohonan itu menerusi Tetuan S.N. Nair & Partners di pejabat Pendaftar Mahkamah Tinggi, di sini hari ini. Mereka selaku pemohon...

AG withdraws sedition charge against Teresa Kok

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 —The Attorney-General (AG) has dropped a sedition charge against Seputeh MP Teresa Kok over her satirical Chinese New Year video. The Star Online reported that Kok’s counsel, Sankara Nair, told reporters today that Deputy Public Prosecutor Hamdan Hamzah had informed judge Norsharidah Awang about the prosecution’s decision on Friday. “All of a sudden...