Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Alfian is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

E-mail: [email protected]


Tuesday, 03 Aug 2021 07:00 AM

From blue-eyed boy to ‘government’s puppet’

Once lauded as the man who brought the Covid crisis under control, Noor Hisham is now derided for being Muhyiddin's tool.

From blue-eyed boy to ‘government’s puppet’

Monday, 02 Aug 2021 03:53 PM

Bigger protest if govt refuses to listen, says youth group

Sekretariat Solidariti Rakyat says it will continue to resist if demands are not met.

Bigger protest if govt refuses to listen, says youth group

Monday, 02 Aug 2021 10:18 AM

Takiyuddin undergoes heart surgery, says report

Condition stable after three-hour operation, to be discharged tomorrow, source says.

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Takiyuddin undergoes heart surgery, says report

Sunday, 01 Aug 2021 07:00 AM

Heavy is the work to bury the dead

Crematoriums are running out of space as bodies stack up.

Heavy is the work to bury the dead

Thursday, 29 Jul 2021 06:48 PM

PAS still backing Muhyiddin

Party no. 2 Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man says any attempt to play politics must be rejected.

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PAS still backing Muhyiddin


Thursday, 29 Jul 2021 06:37 PM

Pakatan wants speaker’s assurance of Dewan sitting on Monday

Anwar says Azhar should resign if he is not able to indicate when meeting will resume.

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Pakatan wants speaker’s assurance of Dewan sitting on Monday

Thursday, 29 Jul 2021 05:59 PM

Parliament adjourned for a fifth time

Deputy speaker says this is due to two more staff testing positive for Covid-19.

Parliament adjourned for a fifth time

Thursday, 29 Jul 2021 03:57 PM

Anwar files no-confidence motion against Muhyiddin

Opposition leader says PM should resign if he has any integrity left.

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Anwar files no-confidence motion against Muhyiddin

Thursday, 29 Jul 2021 03:48 PM

Parliament adjourned again, this time for Covid-19 test

Deputy Speaker Rashid Hasnon says health D-G informed them of two positive cases in the House.

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Parliament adjourned again, this time for Covid-19 test

Thursday, 29 Jul 2021 02:51 PM

Dewan Rakyat suspended for a third time till 3.30pm

Deputy speaker says Perikatan government still discussing's the day's agenda. 

Dewan Rakyat suspended for a third time till 3.30pm

Thursday, 29 Jul 2021 02:00 PM

Shouts of ‘resign, treason’ in Dewan Rakyat following Agong’s revelation

Opposition vents fury at government mishandling of emergency, disregard for procedure.

Shouts of ‘resign, treason’ in Dewan Rakyat following Agong’s revelation

Thursday, 29 Jul 2021 01:14 PM

Parliament suspended till 2.30pm after Istana rebuke

This follows pandemonium at Dewan Rakyat after bombshell.

Parliament suspended till 2.30pm after Istana rebuke

Thursday, 29 Jul 2021 01:10 PM

Speaker defends govt decision not to debate emergency, ordinances

Azhar says constitution only states laws be laid, not tabled for discussion.

Speaker defends govt decision not to debate emergency, ordinances

Thursday, 29 Jul 2021 11:45 AM

PM ordered no extra time for debate, says Takiyuddin

Law minister says opposition rejected opportunity for extended session.

PM ordered no extra time for debate, says Takiyuddin

Thursday, 29 Jul 2021 11:20 AM

Anwar seeks extension to current session of Parliament

Opposition leader says many MPs wishing to speak may be denied opportunity.

Anwar seeks extension to current session of Parliament