Noel Achariam

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

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3 weeks ago

Parent, teacher groups say no to school closures

They say children are already behind in their studies, add that sufficient measures being taken to prevent Covid-19 infections.

Parent, teacher groups say no to school closures

3 weeks ago

Malaysia tightens entry rules to curb spread of Covid-19 variants

Ismail Sabri Yaakob says among them are taking swab tests three days before travel and quarantine period extended from 10 days to 14 days.

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Malaysia tightens entry rules to curb spread of Covid-19 variants

3 weeks ago

Still no go for interstate travel, says Ismail Sabri

Cross border traffic causing too many clusters, according to minister.

Still no go for interstate travel, says Ismail Sabri

3 weeks ago

Aidilfitri Bazaars extended to 2am, says Ismail Sabri

National Security Council grants request from traders to allow custom after Terawih prayers.

Aidilfitri Bazaars extended to 2am, says Ismail Sabri

3 weeks ago

Only 1 of 5 very satisfied with Putrajaya’s Covid-19 response, poll shows

Merdeka Centre survey finds 10% of Malaysians very dissatisfied with the government’s performance.

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Only 1 of 5 very satisfied with Putrajaya’s Covid-19 response, poll shows


3 weeks ago

CBN not first mission school to be denied lease renewal

At least five others have been compelled to turn government school in last 10 years.

CBN not first mission school to be denied lease renewal

3 weeks ago

Malay anger mounting over emergency, says Dr Mahathir at Istana protest

State of emergency declared by Agong has brought suffering, says former prime minister.

Malay anger mounting over emergency, says Dr Mahathir at Istana protest

4 weeks ago

Indira Gandhi makes last ditch attempt to meet IGP before he retires

Legal team sends seventh letter but not hopeful of meaningful response, after two years of inaction.

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Indira Gandhi makes last ditch attempt to meet IGP before he retires

1 month ago

Seafield temple committee wants AGC to quickly appoint trustee board

Long delay has prevented collection of funds for repairs, says group.

Seafield temple committee wants AGC to quickly appoint trustee board

1 month ago

Health Ministry wants to postpone inter-state travel for Hari Raya

Minister Dr Adham Baba says this is because the number of active Covid-19 cases is on the rise.

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Health Ministry wants to postpone inter-state travel for Hari Raya

1 month ago

Shopping traffic up in malls but spending still slow, retailers say

This is due to various stages of the MCO, low purchasing power and interstate travel ban.

Shopping traffic up in malls but spending still slow, retailers say

1 month ago

Home Ministry to hold dialogue on ‘Allah’ issue on Monday

Meeting with various religious individuals and organisations to be carried out in stages.

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Home Ministry to hold dialogue on ‘Allah’ issue on Monday

1 month ago

Umno could emerge stronger with other parties in disarray, says veteran politician

Party needs to appeal to the young to remain relevant.

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Umno could emerge stronger with other parties in disarray, says veteran politician

1 month ago

Top officers in corporate scandals must not go unpunished, says Ku Li

Umno veteran says corrupt civil servants get away scot-free while taxpayers have to pay for their negligence.

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Top officers in corporate scandals must not go unpunished, says Ku Li

1 month ago

Umno never positioned itself as a Malay-Islamic govt, says Ku Li

Veteran MP says BN always had a multicultural policy.

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Umno never positioned itself as a Malay-Islamic govt, says Ku Li