Media blackout on yacht seizure, despite making a splash abroad

Modified 2 Mar 2018, 11:03 am

Major English and Malay dailies did not report on the seizure of businessperson Low Taek Jho's superyacht, the Equanimity, despite the news making the headlines in many international news organisations.

The major development in the US Department of Justice's investigation into the 1MDB matter was noticeably absent in the printed versions of the New Straits Times, Utusan Malaysia and Berita Harian.

Yesterday, Indonesian police in a joint operation with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seized the yacht off Teluk Benoa, Bali...

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