Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Alfian is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

E-mail: [email protected]


Wednesday, 25 May 2022 07:00 AM

Raise chicken ceiling price to help farmers, govt told

Academic says food stamp programme for low-income consumers should also be introduced.

Raise chicken ceiling price to help farmers, govt told

Sunday, 22 May 2022 04:35 PM

Klang Valley chicken traders spit feathers over supply woes

Stalls close, owners fume at government inaction, customers scramble for remaining birds.

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Klang Valley chicken traders spit feathers over supply woes

Saturday, 21 May 2022 07:06 PM

Livestock association denies poultry boycott looming

Association says government is aware of the situation.

Livestock association denies poultry boycott looming

Saturday, 21 May 2022 12:45 PM

Pilgrims with health risks urged to get second booster jab

Health minister says this will help curb Covid-19 infection.

Pilgrims with health risks urged to get second booster jab

Thursday, 12 May 2022 04:43 PM

Najib’s counsel irked by witness’s lack of recall

Former investment fund secretary denies Low Taek Jho involvement in his appointment.

Najib’s counsel irked by witness’s lack of recall


Wednesday, 11 May 2022 11:27 AM

1MDB trial adjourned to afternoon to allow Najib to attend former aide’s funeral

Ab Aziz Kassim died this morning and will be buried later today, court told.

1MDB trial adjourned to afternoon to allow Najib to attend former aide’s funeral

Tuesday, 10 May 2022 06:08 PM

[LISTEN] The Najib Razak 1MDB Trial EP 85: An intimidating order

KPMG Malaysia’s managing partner Johan Idris testified at Najib Razak’s 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) trial today tha...

Tuesday, 10 May 2022 11:57 AM

I felt intimidated after meeting Najib, KPMG auditor tells court

Johan Idris testifies about former prime minister during 1MDB trial.

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I felt intimidated after meeting Najib, KPMG auditor tells court

Monday, 09 May 2022 05:42 PM

Jho Low had easy access to Middle East princes, says witness

Wan Ahmad Shihab says the businessman had arranged several meetings between Najib Razak and a few members of royal families.

Jho Low had easy access to Middle East princes, says witness

Monday, 09 May 2022 01:56 PM

Ex-chairman suspected Najib had a hand in shady 1MDB business deals, court hears

Mohd Bakke Salleh says unanswered text message led him to believe something was happening without his knowledge.

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Ex-chairman suspected Najib had a hand in shady 1MDB business deals, court hears

Tuesday, 03 May 2022 07:00 AM

Digital banks must not trap underserved in debt, say economists

Experts warn new personal finance facilities may still leave B40 earners out in the cold.

Digital banks must not trap underserved in debt, say economists

Monday, 02 May 2022 07:00 AM

Minimum wage increase should have been staggered, employers say 

SME association president says many small, medium enterprises affected by global price hikes.

Minimum wage increase should have been staggered, employers say 

Friday, 29 Apr 2022 07:00 AM

Lawyers tell Bar to march to send strong message on judge Nazlan

We can no longer stay silent, they say.

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Lawyers tell Bar to march to send strong message on judge Nazlan

Thursday, 28 Apr 2022 05:34 PM

Angry MPs denounce Maria’s jail sentence

Lawmakers say judgment raises serious questions of procedural impropriety.

Angry MPs denounce Maria’s jail sentence

Wednesday, 27 Apr 2022 07:00 AM

MACC must let cops probe into judge Nazlan’s report first, says lawyer

Haniff Khatri Abdulla says an overlap in investigations will cause confusion.

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MACC must let cops probe into judge Nazlan’s report first, says lawyer