SMACK IN THE MIDDLE: Madam, it was just a dream…

Sep 22, 2016 09.00PM |

By Sean Chong

THINK of it as a bad dream. Madam Rosmah Mansor, founder of Permata, a youth welfare programme in Malaysia, was supposed to receive the Lead by Example Award from American non-profit Antiquities Coalition. But the coalition withdrew the award at the last minute, saying that it could not verify Permata’s source of funding. It also removed her name from the list of honourees. Read our full reporting here.