Elill Easwaran

Elill is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

E-mail: [email protected]


1 day ago

Gerik and Bugaya by-elections set for January 16

Nomination will be on January 4 while early voting will be on January 12.

Gerik and Bugaya by-elections set for January 16

1 day ago

Disgust, anger over SOP-defying ministers

Young Malaysians ask if political expediency reason ‘power-hungry’ getting away with flouting Covid-19 rules.  

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Disgust, anger over SOP-defying ministers

2 days ago

3 in 4 Malaysians feel corruption in govt a big problem, survey shows

Parliament, police and govt officials among biggest perceived culprits.

3 in 4 Malaysians feel corruption in govt a big problem, survey shows

4 days ago

EPF savings distant thought as pandemic squeezes jobless

Jobless have no choice but to tap Account 1 as debts pile up, economy shows no signs of recovery.  

EPF savings distant thought as pandemic squeezes jobless

4 days ago

Orang Asli struggles still unresolved

Lack of access to clean water, land issues and difficulty getting health and education among constant problems, says report.

Orang Asli struggles still unresolved


1 week ago

Indian event organisers plead to Putrajaya to allow small functions

They also want reduced venue rents, suspended Socso, EPF contributions and cash aid to survive.

Indian event organisers plead to Putrajaya to allow small functions

1 week ago

Malls, retailers bleeding from CMCO

Associations plead for more tax rebates, aid to preserve cash flow as country suffers 3rd wave of Covid-19.

Malls, retailers bleeding from CMCO

1 week ago

Rantau Panjang plant resumes water treatment

Threshold odour number of zero recorded, but investigations ongoing to ascertain cause of odour pollution.

Rantau Panjang plant resumes water treatment

1 week ago

City folk begin trading to survive

KL City Hall opening up spaces for them to trade an avenue to provide for their families.

City folk begin trading to survive

1 week ago

Wet market rules deny refugees chance to make honest living

Most refugees have been unemployed since the MCO in March and are relying on charities to survive.

Wet market rules deny refugees chance to make honest living

2 weeks ago

Economists pan Budget 2021 as lacking imagination

Daily wage-earners slipping through Prihatin net, long way to go before recovery comes along.

Economists pan Budget 2021 as lacking imagination

2 weeks ago

Equal access to online classes biggest challenge, says Khazanah adviser

Schools only reopen on January 20 but many households can’t afford devices for remote learning.

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Equal access to online classes biggest challenge, says Khazanah adviser

2 weeks ago

Selangor exco hopes water treatment plants can restart tomorrow

It will take several hours for supply to be restored after water treatment plants start pumping a gain, says Hee.

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Selangor exco hopes water treatment plants can restart tomorrow

2 weeks ago

Another water cut to hit 1 million in Klang Valley after Sg Selangor pollution

Disruption starts from 6pm today as solvent-like odour shuts water treatment plants.

Another water cut to hit 1 million in Klang Valley after Sg Selangor pollution

2 weeks ago

Covid-19 dampening rental market, property owners say

They say tenants are hard to come by, except in cheaper locations.

Covid-19 dampening rental market, property owners say