Chan Kok Leong

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

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Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021 01:39 PM

Warisan doesn’t need to sign MOU with govt to back good bills, says Shafie

This is to avoid humiliation by association if Ismail Sabri administration fails, says party chief.

Warisan doesn’t need to sign MOU with govt to back good bills, says Shafie

Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021 01:13 PM

Azalina wants her anti-party hopping bill fast-tracked

Former deputy speaker says ‘frogs’ can jump ship at any time.

Azalina wants her anti-party hopping bill fast-tracked

Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021 12:44 PM

Malaysia facing shortage of specialists, not doctors, says Khairy

Minister says healthcare system will need more than double current qualified staff in 10 years.

Malaysia facing shortage of specialists, not doctors, says Khairy

Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021 12:30 PM

Muslim divorce rate six times higher than non-Muslim during pandemic, says govt

Prime Minister’s Office says it only tracked statistics, not reasons for separation.

Muslim divorce rate six times higher than non-Muslim during pandemic, says govt

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021 05:54 PM

Anwar explains why Pakatan accepted Ismail Sabri’s offer but not Muhyiddin’s

PM ready to negotiate on political stability and transformation, says Opposition leader.

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Anwar explains why Pakatan accepted Ismail Sabri’s offer but not Muhyiddin’s


Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021 05:28 PM

After Anwar’s appeal, Jelutong lawmaker’s suspension cut to one day

Deputy Speaker Mohd Rashid Hasnon hopes Opposition leader will advise RSN Rayer to tone down on provocation.

After Anwar’s appeal, Jelutong lawmaker’s suspension cut to one day

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021 03:10 PM

Election of deputy speaker postponed for constitutional amendment

Wan Junaidi says government hopes to table amendment this session, see it completed in October.

Election of deputy speaker postponed for constitutional amendment

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021 02:06 PM

Takiyuddin off the hook for emergency ordinances controversy

Speaker says motion against former law minister expired without decision.

Takiyuddin off the hook for emergency ordinances controversy

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021 01:40 PM

Jelutong MP gets two-day suspension for calling deputy speaker ‘shameful’

Rayer refuses to back down in argument over motions to remove Azhar.

Jelutong MP gets two-day suspension for calling deputy speaker ‘shameful’

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021 12:00 PM

MOH never stopped treating non-Covid-19 patients, Khairy says

Minister says measures have been put in place to ensure they receive the necessary treatments.

MOH never stopped treating non-Covid-19 patients, Khairy says

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021 11:11 AM

MPs barred from entering Parliament to ‘protect their health’, says Hamzah

Home minister denies instructing cops to intercept lawmakers on their way to the House.

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MPs barred from entering Parliament to ‘protect their health’, says Hamzah

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021 07:00 AM

Govt-Pakatan deal promotes national stability, ‘insurance’ for Ismail Sabri, analyst says

Observers say lawmakers can focus more on governance, less on mitigating self-serving agendas, power grabs.

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Govt-Pakatan deal promotes national stability, ‘insurance’ for Ismail Sabri, analyst says

Monday, 13 Sep 2021 06:05 PM

Govt-Pakatan ink historic deal to ensure political stability, transformation

PM says MOU will pave the way for stronger bipartisan approach to politics.

Govt-Pakatan ink historic deal to ensure political stability, transformation

Monday, 13 Sep 2021 11:17 AM

Don’t gamble away country’s future for personal gain, says Agong

King tells lawmakers to focus on battling the Covid-19 outbreak to help Malaysia recover.

Don’t gamble away country’s future for personal gain, says Agong

Friday, 10 Sep 2021 10:46 AM

Bread-and-butter issues trump institutional reforms for Malays, says study

Reformation agendas are viewed as political in nature, having no bearing on daily life.

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Bread-and-butter issues trump institutional reforms for Malays, says study