KUALA LUMPUR: The Edge Media Group has sought anÂ extension of seven days to reply in detail to a show cause letter from the HomeÂ Ministry on why action should not be taken against Edge Malaysia and the EdgeÂ Financial Daily under the Printing Presses and Publication Act 1984 forÂ publishing alleged inaccurate articles on 1MDB.
Its Publisher and Chief Executive Officer Ho Kay Tat in a media statementÂ here today said that they had received a show cause letter from the HomeÂ Ministry yesterday which has given them seven days to provide a writtenÂ explanation on the matter.
“We are accused of publishing articles on 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)Â that have created confusion and doubts about the government and our financialÂ institutions. We are also accused of relying on an Internet portals for ourÂ articles.
“As we have stated previously, we stand by the articles we have publishedÂ and we intend to show it,” he said.– BERNAMA