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  • Guang Ming Daily senior reporter Ong Beng Siang files a lawsuit against Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng for defamation. Photo courtesy: Sin Chew Daily

PENANG, Mar 17 (MySinchew) -- Guang Ming Daily senior reporter Ong Beng Siang today filed a lawsuit against Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng for defamation.

Ong's lawyer Baljit Singh said the chief minister had in a Facebook post called Ong unethical and immoral and had the intention of toppling the state government.

Ong said he sued Lim to clear his name and to safeguard the dignity of the media and his own.

Meanwhile, Lim said he would let his lawyer handle the matter.

 

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