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Top 5 At 5: Teacher's Punishment Leaves Student Disabled

Dinesh Muthal, Family lawyer

31-May-24 17:00

Top 5 At 5: Teacher's Punishment Leaves Student Disabled

Today's countdown includes:

5. Donald Trump has been found guily of falsifying documents to cover up a payment to a porn star ahead of the 2016 election, making him the first former US president to be convicted of a crime. The conviction comes months after the US elections. We hear a clip from an interview conducted by Morning Run with John Zogby, founder of Zogby Strategies.

4. Chinese actress Fan Bingbing is set to be Melaka's tourism ambassador, sparking some criticism, with some pointing to her tax evasion scandal back in 2018. Nigel Wong, president of the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents weighed in on this.

3. A report by Kenanga Investment Bank has revealed that Media Chinese’s shares dropped in 2024. It's been said that they will be scalling down their workforce, which seems to be in line with their intention to integrate AI to streamline operations. We spoke to Woon Tai Hai, Chairman of the Research Committee of the National Tech Association of Malaysia on this.

2. A disabled e-hailing driver, who was assaulted by an escort of Johor’s crown prince has allegedly been pressured to settle the case, after he made a report that prompted a police investigation. We speak to lawyer, Latheefa Koya on what the law says about "settling" criminal cases.

1. Our top story: A Year 5 student has now been pronounced as disabled, after a teacher forced him to stand in the searing heat as punishment.

Image credit: Bangkok Click Studio, Shutterstock

Produced by: Sudais Ferhard, Alia Zefri

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharaad Kuttan

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