Jahabar Sadiq

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

E-mail: [email protected]


9 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

11 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

11 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

11 months ago

Here we go, again

Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Anwar Ibrahim supporters should look at big picture – souring economy, bleak global outlook – instead of fighting over leadership.

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Here we go, again

11 months ago

A face-to-face, not a farce in our face

Some Pakatan politicians are showing that they are no different from their BN foes.

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A face-to-face, not a farce in our face


1 year ago

A day for Malaysians to take stock

We are on a long journey of turning separate ethnicities into one big family, one in which we don't simply tolerate, but respect one another.

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A day for Malaysians to take stock

1 year ago

What is your Merdeka?

We can choose to be the best Malaysians by doing our part to make the nation better.

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What is your Merdeka?

1 year ago

Back to the gutter 

Another sex scandal rears its ugly head in PKR, a party closely linked with Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy cases.

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Back to the gutter 

1 year ago

A win to a whine in new Malaysia

Pakatan has scored quick wins, but some promises remain unfulfilled, if not broken, particularly on civil liberties and rights.

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A win to a whine in new Malaysia

1 year ago

Malaysia’s year of a new normal

Most of us still not used to witnessing Putrajaya-palace spat, Muslims who believe their rights are being eroded, ex-PM in the dock.

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Malaysia’s year of a new normal

1 year ago

This May, may we do better

Ahead of Pakatan Harapan’s first anniversary, Malaysians should be reminded that we work together as Malaysians and not as racial or religious silos.

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This May, may we do better

1 year ago

SRC case is a trial, not a show for all

Former PM Najib should have thought about tranparency and truth when his minions blocked reporting on the 1MDB scandal. 

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SRC case is a trial, not a show for all

1 year ago

Keadilan is 20, still searching for justice

Party might've begun with a black eye for Anwar Ibrahim, but it must never be a black eye for Malaysia, ever.

Keadilan is 20, still searching for justice

1 year ago

The people won GE14, now deliver, not bicker

Pakatan has an obligation to deliver what it promised the people in GE14 instead of wasting time on infighting.

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The people won GE14, now deliver, not bicker

1 year ago

In Semenyih, smugness and cunning change sides

Umno and PAS tie-up shows how potent the Malay vote is and what the future trend is.

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In Semenyih, smugness and cunning change sides