Re: Lynas Corporation Ltd & Anor v Mtoday News Sdn Bhd
Kuala Lumpur High Court Civil Suit No 23 NCVC-52-04-2012
We refer to the articles previously published by us which claim that the Lynas plant may be unsafe. We apologise for these publications as such claims do not have a scientific basis. The regulatory review of the Lynas plant has been thorough and diligent.
July 19 hearing for Lynas injunctionJune 19, 2012
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court postponed to July 19 the inter-partes injunction hearing by Lynas Corporation Ltd and Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd to restrain “Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas” (SMSL), an anti-Lynas group and its two directors from further publishing defamatory article on Lynas.
SMSL’s counsel Bastian Pius Vendargon told reporters that Lynas had served its affidavit pertaining to the injunction hearing to the defendants yesterday.
He said the defendants needed time to file its affidavit-in-reply and the court fixed July 19 to hear the inter-partes injuction.
He also said that both parties had submitted written submissions on the injunction to the court.
On April 19, Lynas Corporation of Sydney, Australia, and Lynas Malaysia filed the suit against SMSL Sdn Bhd and its two directors, Tan Bun Teet and Lim Sow Teow, over a defamatory article published on its blogsite, on March 22.
In the suit Lynas also sought for the defendants to remove the article from its blogsite until the disposal of the suit. – Bernama