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CM Lim puzzled by PAS stand on third vote — BUKIT MERTAJAM: Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng (pix) today said he is puzzled over PAS leaders' rejection of local government elections. He said there was no disagreement when he discussed the matter with PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang and secretary- general Datuk Mustafa Ali.

The New York Times Isn’t For Sale, But That Could Change Soon — The New York Times is the last major American newspaper to be owned by a family dynasty, in this case the Ochs-Sulzbergers, a tight-knit and occasionally fractious clan who even at their best have been criticized as relics of an earlier era - generous and genteel and maybe a tad out of touch.

Court sends South African to the gallows for drug trafficking — GEORGE TOWN: A South African national was sent to the gallows by the Penang High Court after he was found guilty of trafficking 1,949 grammes of methamphetamine at the Penang International Airport two years ago.

Charred body found in Lumut is that of Datuk Seri abducted from Penang — BUKIT MERTAJAM: The charred body of a man found in Lumut, Perak, last Friday has been identified as that of Penang businessman Datuk Seri Law Yong Chow, 43 (pix). Manjung district police chief ACP Tk Mohd Zailan Tk Ahmad Shah said doctors who conducted the DNA test identified the deceased from dental records.

Charred remains of man identified as that of a "Datuk Seri" — BUKIT MERTAJAM: The burnt body of a man found in Lumut, Perak, last Friday has been claimed by the family of a businessman with a "Datuk Seri" title early today morning. It is learned a male family member of the businessman claimed the body about 7am from the Ipoh Hospital mortuary.

DNA testing to determine identity of charred body — BUKIT MERTAJAM: Investigators will know in the coming days whether the charred body of a man found last week is the businessman with the "Datuk Seri" title who was reporting missing by his family. Penang police chief Datuk Abdul Rahim Hanafi said DNA samples have been taken from the brother of the businessman and those have been sent for analysis.

RM300k worth of marijuana seized from car in Penang — BUKIT MERTAJAM: Police seized 90kgs of marijuana (ganja) worth RM300,000 from a car parked by the roadside on Monday. Penang police chief Datuk Abdul Rahim Hanafi said the contraband was found inside the car in Kubang Semang, near here, about 8.30pm.

Datuk Seri missing, police testing charred remains in Lumut — GEORGE TOWN: Police have set up a task force to investigate the disappearance of a 43-year-old businessman, a recently minted "Datuk Seri", who is believe to have been abducted. The task force was set up after the businessman's family which has been unable to contact him for about a week, lodged a police report.

Line Clear raided — GEORGE TOWN: The operator of the popular Line Clear nasi kandar eatery is crying foul after the Penang Island Municipal Council seized tables and chairs in an operation early today morning. Operator Abdul Hamid Seeni Pakir said he was upset over the 4am operation and claimed there was no notice from the council on any wrongdoing on his part.

Mystery of missing 'Datuk Seri' — GEORGE TOWN: Police have set up a task force to trace the whereabouts of a businessman, who has a "Datuk Seri" title, after his family reportedly was unable to contact him for the past few days.
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Jan 24, 2015

for the record, I'm not in anyone's camp except my own and @Recode

Jan 24, 2015

@AgenteSazonador he's definitely a factor, but from what I've been told he's never had interest in fully owning the Times

Jan 24, 2015

@DocSST @ElliotTurn company already has the cash to buy the option, which is included in the $669m debt obligation that's cited

Jan 24, 2015

@DocSST @ElliotTurn the family is inclined to want to buy the building back

Jan 24, 2015

@ElliotTurn @romenesko @hblodget if they can sell it for ~$500m and buyback shares, family stake could bump to 16% from 12%. Nice idea.

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