Ragananthini Vethasalam

Ragananthini is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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Tuesday, 26 Oct 2021 06:40 PM

Parliament passes stiffer fines, longer jail terms for wildlife offences

Those found guilty now face up to RM1 million penalty, 15 years behind bars.

Parliament passes stiffer fines, longer jail terms for wildlife offences

Tuesday, 26 Oct 2021 01:19 PM

My remarks taken out of context, youth and sports minister says

Ministry to intensify gender sensitivity training, according to Faizal.

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My remarks taken out of context, youth and sports minister says

Tuesday, 26 Oct 2021 12:10 PM

Malaysia to take part in Sinovac’s phase 3 clinical trials for children

This will begin at the end of this month, at 10 research locations, says deputy health minister II.

Malaysia to take part in Sinovac’s phase 3 clinical trials for children

Tuesday, 26 Oct 2021 11:52 AM

One in 10 govt officers Indian or Chinese, Putrajaya says

Deputy minister says ‘no racial or religious quotas’ in public service recruitment.

One in 10 govt officers Indian or Chinese, Putrajaya says

Tuesday, 26 Oct 2021 11:25 AM

Ministers advised not to circumvent Covid SOP in Malacca polls campaign

Wan Junaidi says government will not practise double standards.

Ministers advised not to circumvent Covid SOP in Malacca polls campaign


Monday, 25 Oct 2021 06:47 PM

Emergency helped bring Covid outbreak under control, deputy minister says

Ordinances enabled government to mobilise medical staff to states most affected by virus surge, says Noor Azmi.

Emergency helped bring Covid outbreak under control, deputy minister says

Monday, 25 Oct 2021 06:04 PM

Bugaya by-election should go on, says Wan Junaidi

De facto law minister says cabinet has been advised on the matter.

Bugaya by-election should go on, says Wan Junaidi

Monday, 25 Oct 2021 05:54 PM

Govt conscience clear on emergency proclamation, says Wan Junaidi

It was justified and government acted accordingly, says minister.

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Govt conscience clear on emergency proclamation, says Wan Junaidi

Monday, 25 Oct 2021 02:17 PM

Steven Choong supports tighter SOP for Malacca polls

Former PKR lawmaker tells politicians to put public health before personal agenda.

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Steven Choong supports tighter SOP for Malacca polls

Monday, 25 Oct 2021 12:23 PM

Dewan Rakyat drops deputy speaker vote to debate emergency laws instead

This is the second time the motion is postponed. 

Dewan Rakyat drops deputy speaker vote to debate emergency laws instead

Monday, 25 Oct 2021 11:13 AM

Govt to order probe into Pandora Papers

Wan Junaidi gives his assurance relevant enforcement agencies will be called to investigate matter.

Govt to order probe into Pandora Papers

Saturday, 23 Oct 2021 07:00 AM

Govt told to lower cost of living, not raise minimum wage

Employers group says despite RM18 billion in subsidies, bosses still struggling to sustain businesses.

Govt told to lower cost of living, not raise minimum wage

Friday, 22 Oct 2021 05:38 PM

Terengganu, Johor to join Phase 4 on Monday, says PM

Ismail Sabri Yaakob also says fully vaccinated teens will enjoy perks soon.

Terengganu, Johor to join Phase 4 on Monday, says PM

Thursday, 21 Oct 2021 03:14 PM

I was bullied for calling out coach who made lewd jokes, reveals Pandelela

Many athletes helpless as perpetrator backed by head coach, says diving ace.

I was bullied for calling out coach who made lewd jokes, reveals Pandelela

Wednesday, 20 Oct 2021 07:00 AM

Experts say shorter quarantine period ‘reasonable’

They say govt’s move in line with global trend, as Malaysia moves towards Covid-19 endemicity.

Experts say shorter quarantine period ‘reasonable’