Jahabar Sadiq

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

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Friday, 13 Aug 2021 10:54 PM

An offer dead on arrival

Muhyiddin Yassin’s seven-point offer on national TV shameless and shameful.

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An offer dead on arrival

Friday, 06 Aug 2021 09:30 PM

Is the Bandaraya Move a circle jerk?

Malaysians need action, not politicians posing as pop group members on stage auditioning for leadership.

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Is the Bandaraya Move a circle jerk?

Monday, 28 Jun 2021 11:00 AM

Why all these senseless Covid-19 thresholds and rules?

If the virus doesn’t kill us, then illogical standards and orders will push us over the edge.

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Why all these senseless Covid-19 thresholds and rules?

Sunday, 23 May 2021 12:30 PM

Nonsensical SOPs tiring, a year on

State of emergency declaration proves to be self-fulfilling.

Nonsensical SOPs tiring, a year on

Sunday, 09 May 2021 01:29 PM

The two pandemics of Covid-19 and stupidity

It's hard to tell which is more widespread and damaging to health.

The two pandemics of Covid-19 and stupidity


Wednesday, 21 Apr 2021 11:00 AM

The stench on Bukit Nanas

Government decision on venerable Kuala Lumpur school reeks of bovine excrement.

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The stench on Bukit Nanas

Thursday, 01 Apr 2021 01:00 PM

Of government, people and national duty

A man who speaks well may not mean well.

Of government, people and national duty

Tuesday, 27 Oct 2020 11:08 AM

Uneasy calm, treacherous waters remain for Muhyiddin

Analysts say the peace will not last as the prime minister’s position remains precarious.

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Uneasy calm, treacherous waters remain for Muhyiddin

Saturday, 24 Oct 2020 11:00 AM

Desperate times call for desperate measures?

To declare an emergency now is to affirm the government is fighting for its life and determined to avoid polls.

Desperate times call for desperate measures?

Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020 04:00 PM

Malaysia reaches 2020, no further action required

Feudal overlords in cabinet with no mandate to rule need not justify themselves to poor underclass.

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Malaysia reaches 2020, no further action required

Friday, 16 Oct 2020 01:30 PM

Avoiding the jumbo in the MH cockpit

Time for Khazanah to hire better managers to turn around flag carrier, not flog off problem to Firefly.

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Avoiding the jumbo in the MH cockpit

Thursday, 24 Sep 2020 11:00 AM

In 2020 Malaysia, Umno makes or breaks PMs

Both Muhyiddin Yassin, Anwar Ibrahim should know BN lynchpin party just wants to get back in power.

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In 2020 Malaysia, Umno makes or breaks PMs

Sunday, 03 May 2020 04:30 PM

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

Friday, 01 May 2020 02:53 PM

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

Friday, 24 Apr 2020 03:49 PM

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?