Jahabar Sadiq

Jahabar Sadiq runs The Malaysian Insight and has been a journalist since 1988. Follow him on Twitter.

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3 months ago

Reality of reopening the economy after the MCO

Authorities need to hammer out the details together or more businesses will close, resulting in more unemployment.

Reality of reopening the economy after the MCO

3 months ago

Starting life anew amid Covid-19

Relaxed movement guidelines offer chance for Malaysians to start rebuilding lives, despite ongoing virus risk.

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Starting life anew amid Covid-19

3 months ago

When's a good time to lift the MCO?

Quest to flatten curve shows gains, but also inflicts pain in other sectors, with more losing jobs or earning less pay.

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When's a good time to lift the MCO?

4 months ago

Common sense required, not army patrols

What is required is simple – straight talk that the Covid-19 virus does not discriminate and kills.

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Common sense required, not army patrols

4 months ago

Where’s the FAQs about Malaysia’s movement controls?

Unprecedented lockdown poorly thought out as govt takes on Covid-19 outbreak.

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Where’s the FAQs about Malaysia’s movement controls?


4 months ago

Taking charge as Covid-19 cases rise

Don't wait for the authorities to act, but take matters into your own hands – which should also be washed regularly and often.

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Taking charge as Covid-19 cases rise

4 months ago

All hands on deck for Covid-19

Social distancing, stop touching the face among steps Malaysians can take to stop spread of virus.

All hands on deck for Covid-19

5 months ago

Muhyiddin’s clean govt vow stymies cabinet set-up

Umno, Bersatu with PKR rebels, including Azmin Ali’s gang, all want plum post.

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Muhyiddin’s clean govt vow stymies cabinet set-up

5 months ago

Mistrust, arrogance brought down Dr Mahathir’s govt

Pakatan Harapan’s sole goal to knock out Najib Razak, BN without any plan after that.

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Mistrust, arrogance brought down Dr Mahathir’s govt

5 months ago

Midnight breakthrough for new Pakatan govt

Renewed alliance keeps Dr Mahathir Mohamad as PM but Anwar Ibrahim will not be in the new administration.

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Midnight breakthrough for new Pakatan govt

5 months ago

Dr Mahathir’s plan good on paper, tricky in reality

Interim PM’s move could provide short-term political stability but time running out for nonagenarian to carry out plan for national interests.

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Dr Mahathir’s plan good on paper, tricky in reality

5 months ago

Dr Mahathir quits

Resignation letter sent to the King at 1pm today.

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Dr Mahathir quits

5 months ago

Malaysia, Pakatan damaged by recalcitrant MPs

Leaders are openly consorting with political foes from BN – some who are on trial for multiple corruption charges.

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Malaysia, Pakatan damaged by recalcitrant MPs

5 months ago

Focus on economy, not power

The Pakatan Harapan government needs to do more to get the economy up to speed.

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Focus on economy, not power

6 months ago

Freeing the fourth estate, finally

After 45 years of foot-dragging, a pro tem committee has been formed to set up a council to enable the media to regulate itself.

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Freeing the fourth estate, finally