The Edge awarded RM500,000 in exemplary damages over shutdown
PUBLISHING company The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd was today awarded RM500,000 in exemplary damages in addition to RM11.2 million in compensatory damages for loss of revenue due to the Home Ministry’s suspension of its two publications for three months in 2015, over its reports on the 1Malaysia Development Bhd affair.
High Court Judge Nordin Hassan made the decision after allowing the appeal from The Edge for exemplary damages.
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