The Sarawak Report, a blog edited by former British PM Gordon Brown’s sister-in-law, found that the production company behind CNBC’s business program World Business was also providing Malaysian politicians with PR services. The revelation prompted CNBC to cancel the program, which airs in Europe and Asia.

The production company, FBC Media, which stands for Fact Based Communications, was found to have a contract with a Borneo politician and has paid thousands to APCO Worldwide to lobby for the Malaysian government.

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