The Malaysian Insight


4 weeks ago

Pakatan toppled for personal gain, says Daim

Former government adviser says parties involved used race, religion to justify their actions.

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Pakatan toppled for personal gain, says Daim

1 month ago

Bersatu eyes 50 seats as Muhyiddin mulls snap polls

Govt majority too thin at 115, Covid-19 pandemic won’t derail GE15 plans, say sources.

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Bersatu eyes 50 seats as Muhyiddin mulls snap polls

1 month ago

Internal probe reveals abuse of funds in PUNB

MACC looking into purchase of 20,000 copies of Najib Razak books, among other discrepancies.

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Internal probe reveals abuse of funds in PUNB

1 month ago

Selangor extends Friday prayer ban until June 30

Exemption applies to 39 mosques allowed to hold weekly congregational prayers.

Selangor extends Friday prayer ban until June 30

1 month ago

Umno initially wanted Dr Mahathir as PM, says Zahid

We wanted Dr Mahathir to dump Anwar, DAP and Amanah, says Umno chief.

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Umno initially wanted Dr Mahathir as PM, says Zahid


1 month ago

PKR backs Pakatan ‘transition plan’

Party supreme council does not specify what form the development will take.

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PKR backs Pakatan ‘transition plan’

1 month ago

Riza’s case unique as Malaysia does not practise plea bargaining, says Dr Mahathir

Even in the US it's about getting bigger gains for the government and not getting less than half of what was stolen, says former PM.

Riza’s case unique as Malaysia does not practise plea bargaining, says Dr Mahathir

2 months ago

MTUC blasts Azmin’s ‘more automation’ call

Azmin Ali accused of insensitivity at time when thousands suffering from economic impact of Covid-19.

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MTUC blasts Azmin’s ‘more automation’ call

2 months ago

Healthcare workers demand more time before easing MCO

Petition says Malaysia needs one week to brief people on correct procedures, or risk second wave of infections.

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Healthcare workers demand more time before easing MCO

2 months ago

Where’s 1MDB funds going, asks Ambiga

Just because nation under MCO doesn’t mean Putrajaya should hide facts about recently returned US$300 million, says lawyer-activist.

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Where’s 1MDB funds going, asks Ambiga

3 months ago

Haircuts can bring down high blood pressure, says Azmin backer

Dr Afif Bahardin, supporting govt’s decision to allow barbershops to reopen, cites studies in New England Journal of Medicine.

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Haircuts can bring down high blood pressure, says Azmin backer

3 months ago

Employers taking advantage of govt leniency, says MTUC

Putrajaya urged to see wisdom in ensuring workers don’t lose their jobs, have meagre income slashed further during MCO.

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Employers taking advantage of govt leniency, says MTUC

3 months ago

Reps may have abused power in giving out aid, says Bersih

Reform group says aid packages plastered with images of both govt and opposition leaders.

Reps may have abused power in giving out aid, says Bersih

3 months ago

Death in the time of coronavirus

To protect the living, the dead are now only allowed simplified funeral rites and same-day burials 

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Death in the time of coronavirus

3 months ago

Factory fined, sealed for polluting Sg Selangor

Storage drums at facility manufacturing bathroom supplies found to be leaking diesel into drain that feeds into tributary of river.

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Factory fined, sealed for polluting Sg Selangor