Bede Hong

Bede is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

E-mail: [email protected]


1 week ago

No report of Malaysian virus victims in New York, says Wisma Putra

Foreign ministry denies reports that 10 citizens have died in the US Covid-19 epicentre.

No report of Malaysian virus victims in New York, says Wisma Putra

1 week ago

Putrajaya doing little to ‘rescue’ firms

Youth staring at bleak picture as economists warn of wave of layoffs after Raya in wake of pandemic.

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Putrajaya doing little to ‘rescue’ firms

1 week ago

Stay home if you are under quarantine, warns Health D-G

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says actions can be taken against those flouting quarantine.

Stay home if you are under quarantine, warns Health D-G

1 week ago

Auditor-general on the road to recovery from Covid-19

Nik Azman Abdul Majid responding well to treatment, says health D-G.

Auditor-general on the road to recovery from Covid-19

1 week ago

Drop in new virus cases due to infected detainees being isolated, says health D-G

Targeted approach by govt resulting in local cases going down to single-digit levels, Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah explains.

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Drop in new virus cases due to infected detainees being isolated, says health D-G


1 week ago

New infections drop to 15, with 42 recoveries and no deaths

This is after two consecutive days of triple digit increases.

New infections drop to 15, with 42 recoveries and no deaths

1 week ago

Health and fitness centres in bid to reopen

Group submits SOP for approval to resume business as MCO restrictions ease.

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Health and fitness centres in bid to reopen

1 week ago

Lawyers slam RoS’ role in Bersatu feud

Registrar accused of overreaching when it declared Dr Mahathir Mohamad no longer party chairman, favouring president Muhyiddin Yassin.

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Lawyers slam RoS’ role in Bersatu feud

2 weeks ago

Catholic Church still waiting for govt go-ahead to reopen

No news on churches that have been selected, they say.

Catholic Church still waiting for govt go-ahead to reopen

2 weeks ago

Judge declines to hear application to review Riza Aziz case

Lawyer believes Mohamed Zaini Mazlan erred in ruling to grant discharge in RM1.2 billion 1MDB-linked money laundering trial.

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Judge declines to hear application to review Riza Aziz case

2 weeks ago

Deal for 1MDB's 49% stake in PetroSaudi Oil Services dubious, court hears

Audit report found no proof that firm became a 1MDB unit despite purported 49% stake, says ex-CEO. 

Deal for 1MDB's 49% stake in PetroSaudi Oil Services dubious, court hears

2 weeks ago

1MDB memo called repatriating US$1.8 billion from PetroSaudi a ‘pain in the ass’, court hears

Note was an internal joke among firm's management, says ex-CEO.

1MDB memo called repatriating US$1.8 billion from PetroSaudi a ‘pain in the ass’, court hears

2 weeks ago

More lawyers allowed in 1MDB proceedings after testy exchange

The defence team is allowed to have up to 9 lawyers while the prosecution is allowed to have 7.

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More lawyers allowed in 1MDB proceedings after testy exchange

2 weeks ago

I was made 'scapegoat' for 1MDB woes, ex-CEO tells court

2016 PAC report had pushed for further investigation into Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi.

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I was made 'scapegoat' for 1MDB woes, ex-CEO tells court

2 weeks ago

Defence threatens to quit, judge offers to move Najib trial to wet market

Collin Sequerah tells Shafee he can have as many people as he wants in attendance at the Selayang 'pasar borong'. 

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Defence threatens to quit, judge offers to move Najib trial to wet market