Jahabar Sadiq

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

E-mail: [email protected]


2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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?

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

1 month 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


1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month ago

Dr Mahathir quits

Resignation letter sent to the King at 1pm today.

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Dr Mahathir quits

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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

4 months ago

A tale of two party assemblies

PKR’s raucous congress is in stark contrast to Umno’s orderly, though sullen, gathering.

A tale of two party assemblies

6 months ago

Same old players, same old stories

Malays have long enjoyed favourable policies and fortunes; to say that these are now under threat is a huge lie.

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Same old players, same old stories

6 months ago

Schooling Malaysia in faith

Missionary schools have always been a bastion of unity in a divided Malaysia, where education is paramount and faith is secondary.

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Schooling Malaysia in faith