Chan Kok Leong

Chan is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight. You can follow him on Twitter.

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1 day ago

Improved transport aids spread of Covid-19, says Dr Mahathir

Former PM points to ease at which population can roam country as key factor in transmission of virus.

Improved transport aids spread of Covid-19, says Dr Mahathir

1 day ago

Opposition MPs to urge king to rescind emergency order

Sources say Pakatan and Pejuang MPs will jointly urge the Agong to rescind the proclamation as it is not necessary.

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Opposition MPs to urge king to rescind emergency order

5 days ago

Emergency buys Muhyiddin time, say analysts

They say the prime minister will attempt to persuade lawmakers to back him but is unlikely to succeed.

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Emergency buys Muhyiddin time, say analysts

6 days ago

Emergency laws will allow govt to use private health assets, facilities

Agong must assent, move to lighten load on public hospitals, says PM.

Emergency laws will allow govt to use private health assets, facilities

6 days ago

Muhyiddin denies emergency a ‘coup’

Perikatan Nasional on shaky grounds, PM says proclamation to give govt more powers to fight Covid-19.

Muhyiddin denies emergency a ‘coup’


6 days ago

No inter-state travel throughout Malaysia, says PM

This is to prevent further spread of Covid-19.

No inter-state travel throughout Malaysia, says PM

6 days ago

Stricter curbs back to halt surge in cases, says PM

Three levels of restrictions are in force for 2 week from Wednesday. 

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Stricter curbs back to halt surge in cases, says PM

1 week ago

Five out of six new virus clusters from Klang Valley

The largest among the clusters involve 132 cases detected from targeted screening at a factory.

Five out of six new virus clusters from Klang Valley

1 week ago

16 Covid-19 deaths, Malaysia's highest number of fatalities

Death toll now at 537.

16 Covid-19 deaths, Malaysia's highest number of fatalities

1 week ago

DAP lawmakers deny ‘secret pact’ with Umno

Opposition MPs dismiss Annuar Musa’s claims that both parties joining to form new govt.

DAP lawmakers deny ‘secret pact’ with Umno

1 week ago

Umno to decide at January 31 assembly on calls to ditch Bersatu

Divisions had also resolved to keep alliance with PAS and call for polls in first quarter, says info chief Shahril.

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Umno to decide at January 31 assembly on calls to ditch Bersatu

1 week ago

Umno will use grassroots excuse to cut ties with Bersatu, say analysts

Supreme Council can’t ignore divisions’ resolutions to end cooperation with Muhyiddin Yassin, Perikatan Nasional.

Umno will use grassroots excuse to cut ties with Bersatu, say analysts

1 week ago

PAS will stick with Bersatu for seats, benefits, analysts predict

With Umno, Islamist party will always face some conflict, especially seat negotiations.

PAS will stick with Bersatu for seats, benefits, analysts predict

2 weeks ago

Better for Pakatan to bolster base than form grand coalition, say analysts

Tough to see new partnership, with Dr Mahathir, Anwar openly bickering, and current hostility between Pejuang, PKR supporters.

Better for Pakatan to bolster base than form grand coalition, say analysts

1 month ago

Down the last lap for Budget 2021

Supply bill’s third reading a test of Perikatan Nasional’s survival.

Down the last lap for Budget 2021