Chan Kok Leong

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

E-mail: klchan@themalaysianinsight.com


3 days ago

Lawyer questions equal funding for vernacular schools

Mohd Khairul Azam Abdul Aziz claims Malays always asked to respect non-Malays, which is not reciprocated by other races.

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Lawyer questions equal funding for vernacular schools

3 days ago

Yusoff Rawther wants AGC to explain decision not to press charges

Lawyer for ‘angry, disappointed’ Anwar accuser wants meeting with solicitor-general to discuss decision.

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Yusoff Rawther wants AGC to explain decision not to press charges

5 days ago

WeChat’s popularity sets foundation for polls meddling by Beijing

Think-tank says Chinese ruling party has stepped up efforts to shape news content worldwide.

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WeChat’s popularity sets foundation for polls meddling by Beijing

6 days ago

Amanah should declare itself ‘post-Islamist’, say academics

Pakatan component also lacks structure at grassroots level, which it needs to win Malay-Muslim backing.

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Amanah should declare itself ‘post-Islamist’, say academics

1 week ago

Amanah has failed Pakatan, forum told

Professor says ruling pact’s smallest party unable to beat back Islamic conservatism.

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Amanah has failed Pakatan, forum told


1 week ago

Speed up transition, as only Anwar can deliver Pakatan promises, says MP

PKR lawmakers urge Dr Mahathir Mohamad to make way before May instead of after Apec meet in November.

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Speed up transition, as only Anwar can deliver Pakatan promises, says MP

1 week ago

May, not November, insist PKR lawmakers on Anwar as PM

Pakatan Harapan running out of time as ‘uncertainty’ over transition makes it difficult for pact to retain power at GE15.

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May, not November, insist PKR lawmakers on Anwar as PM

1 week ago

Data lack, tricky card system delay fuel subsidy scheme

Payment service provider engaged in March has yet to begin registration of recipient group.

Data lack, tricky card system delay fuel subsidy scheme

1 week ago

TRANSCRIPT: Please help Riza, Najib tells UAE crown prince in audio recording

The former prime minister wants a legitimate loan agreement for his stepson so it will not look like he is laundering money.

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TRANSCRIPT: Please help Riza, Najib tells UAE crown prince in audio recording

1 week ago

Najib, Rosmah could face more charges after release of audio clips

MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya says ‘a new set of offences’ took place from the recordings.

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Najib, Rosmah could face more charges after release of audio clips

2 weeks ago

Anti-Dong Zong rally in reality attack against DAP

Pro-Jawi ‘student’ protest has hallmark of PAS attack against Pakatan, especially Chinese-dominated coalition partner.

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Anti-Dong Zong rally in reality attack against DAP

2 weeks ago

Time for Pakatan to toughen response to racial, religious issues, say dons

Pact’s tolerance for baseless claims spread by BN, PAS its ‘biggest mistake’.

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Time for Pakatan to toughen response to racial, religious issues, say dons

3 weeks ago

Pakatan’s hits and misses

Poor communications, infighting and inexperience mar government’s achievements in 2019.

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Pakatan’s hits and misses

3 weeks ago

BN roars back in 2019

After winning 4 by-elections and forging pact with PAS, former ruling coalition sets sights on non-Malays in quest to wrest Putrajaya.

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BN roars back in 2019

4 weeks ago

In seeking common Muslim identity, others must not be oppressed, says PM

Even in the Quran, it is understood that different people follow different faiths, Dr Mahathir Mohamad explains.

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In seeking common Muslim identity, others must not be oppressed, says PM