Fellow bloggers have been alerting me to a later Bernama report that has set the record straight:
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 4 (Bernama) -- The trading of shares of New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Bhd and Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) will resume Tuesday, Bursa Malaysia said.Read the full report here.
And while we're at it, mark these words from the Prime Minister.
Abdullah said he hoped the proposed merger would not involve the editorial departments of the two companies which managed their respective newspapers.The full story here. Doesn't augur well for the merger talks, if you ask me.
"What the Malays do not want to see is that Utusan being sent to the grave due to the merger," he said.