Sheridan Mahavera

Sheridan is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

E-mail: [email protected]


2 weeks ago

As Musang King demand surges, Orang Asli lose more land

State governments often do not recognise their rights to the land around them and sell them to agriculture players.

As Musang King demand surges, Orang Asli lose more land

2 weeks ago

World Bank urges pension for all low-income folk

Coronavirus crisis presents golden opportunity to insulate pain for citizens above 65 with little retirement savings.

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World Bank urges pension for all low-income folk

2 weeks ago

Small businesses, the poor need more aid, World Bank says

RM295 billion allocated in 4 stimulus packages this year insufficient to sustain economic recovery.

Small businesses, the poor need more aid, World Bank says

2 weeks ago

Economy could grow by 6.9% next year, says World Bank

Expert predicts rebound after looming contraction this year due to Covid-19.

Economy could grow by 6.9% next year, says World Bank

2 weeks ago

Teachers, parents upset over shorter school holidays

New calendar disruptive, implies that teachers and pupils did bare minimum during MCO.

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Teachers, parents upset over shorter school holidays


3 weeks ago

More than 500,000 pupils back today

SOP in place to ensure social distancing, hygiene as fifth and sixth formers return to schools.

 

More than 500,000 pupils back today

3 weeks ago

Don’t hold your breath for Pakatan Plus govt this year

Distrust between Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Anwar Ibrahim is opposition’s Achilles heel.

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Don’t hold your breath for Pakatan Plus govt this year

3 weeks ago

Perikatan critics more careful, but not cowed

Suppression worse than in BN era as reasons for hauling up dissenters now are so trivial, say activists.

Perikatan critics more careful, but not cowed

3 weeks ago

Govt crackdown on dissent due to insecurity, say analysts

They point to administration trying to curry favour, return to BN-era patronage politics.

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Govt crackdown on dissent due to insecurity, say analysts

3 weeks ago

Private colleges, varsities set to lose RM11 billion in 2020

Some 100 private institutions in dire financial straits because of drop in foreign, local enrolment.

Private colleges, varsities set to lose RM11 billion in 2020

1 month ago

Kids excited, parents worry as schools reopen

Form 5, 6 classes to start on June 24 with calls for parents to assist teachers prep classrooms.

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Kids excited, parents worry as schools reopen

1 month ago

Headache for teachers once schools reopen

Top-most concern making pupils follow SOP to prevent Covid-19 transmission.

Headache for teachers once schools reopen

1 month ago

Aid requests no longer from just the poor

Middle-class folk still unable to earn steady income, exhausted savings during 3 months of MCO.

Aid requests no longer from just the poor

1 month ago

Telco industry fumes over 5G fiasco

Ministry abandons open tender awarded by previous govt in move insiders say goes against everyone’s best interests.

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Telco industry fumes over 5G fiasco

1 month ago

Gym operators expect to reopen mid-June

They are waiting for the green light from the Youth and Sports Ministry.

Gym operators expect to reopen mid-June