Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Alfian is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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1 day ago

Not wrong for MPs to appeal to king to withdraw emergency, say lawyers

However, they say lawmakers should instead question Muhyiddin Yassin’s legitimacy as PM.

Not wrong for MPs to appeal to king to withdraw emergency, say lawyers

2 days ago

Students cannot be forced to take Covid-19 test, says Ismail Sabri

Some students complained that their institutes were forcing them to do so, says senior minister.

Students cannot be forced to take Covid-19 test, says Ismail Sabri

2 days ago

More than 150,000 foreign workers have taken test, says minister

This involves 5,697 employers, says Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

More than 150,000 foreign workers have taken test, says minister

2 days ago

Sibu dikenakan PKP bermula esok, kata menteri

PKP selama 14 hari di Sibu meliputi Selangau dan Kanowit bermula 16 Januari sehingga 29 Januari.

Sibu dikenakan PKP bermula esok, kata menteri

2 days ago

Sibu to go under partial lockdown

A rise from two to 251 cases prompted the decision, says Ismail Sabri.

Sibu to go under partial lockdown


2 days ago

Kelantan latest state under MCO, says senior minister

Sharp jump in active Covid-19 cases from 328 to 891.

Kelantan latest state under MCO, says senior minister

5 days ago

Police to be reasonable in first 3 days of MCO

Abdul Hamid Bador says the force understands many are looking for an alternative to return home.

Police to be reasonable in first 3 days of MCO

5 days ago

Muhyiddin admits defeat by declaring an emergency, says Umno MP

Nazri Aziz says elections are in order now that 'the government has collapsed'.

Muhyiddin admits defeat by declaring an emergency, says Umno MP

6 days ago

Nazri withdraws backing for Muhyiddin

Latest Umno lawmaker’s retraction means PM loses majority support in Parliament.

Nazri withdraws backing for Muhyiddin

6 days ago

'Malay unity' rhetoric for Umno, PAS and Bersatu to gain power, forum told

'Malay unity' rhetoric for Umno, PAS and Bersatu to gain power, forum told

6 days ago

Najib slams ministers for not self-isolating

The former prime minister says several cabinet members had attended meetings and functions despite being close contacts.

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Najib slams ministers for not self-isolating

1 week ago

App to report errant employers must treat all fairly, says rights group

Fears that illegal foreign workers will face mistreatment like MCO last year. 

App to report errant employers must treat all fairly, says rights group

2 weeks ago

Anwar dodges Dr Mahathir’s criticism

Opposition leader reiterates openness to work with parties that uphold good governance policies.

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Anwar dodges Dr Mahathir’s criticism

2 weeks ago

Umno formed to lead, not to be led, declares Najib

The former prime minister says the party used to call the shots in BN but now has to play second fiddle in Perikatan.

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Umno formed to lead, not to be led, declares Najib

2 weeks ago

Govt extends RMCO on Health Ministry advice, says Ismail Sabri

Defence minister says high number of Covid-19 cases nationwide precludes relaxing lockdown.

Govt extends RMCO on Health Ministry advice, says Ismail Sabri