NST to apologise for 'plot to destablise gov't' report

Lawrence Yong

Modified 14 Nov 2013, 1:40 am

It was a victory for responsible journalism in Malaysia today when mainstream daily New Straits Times ( NST ) had to bend to demands from four NGOs to apologise for publishing a fabricated story.

The apology was part of the conditions set by Bersih 2.0, Suaram, Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) and Merdeka Centre, for dropping their defamation suit against the English daily.

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