Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Alfian is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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4 days ago

‘No need to panic’ over Covid-19 outbreaks at detention centres

Ismail Sabri says Health Ministry screening 3,000 immigration detainees after 37 test positive.

‘No need to panic’ over Covid-19 outbreaks at detention centres

4 days ago

No more interstate travel for married couples, says minister

Ismail Sabri Yaakob says many families have tried returning to their hometowns after his announcement.

No more interstate travel for married couples, says minister

4 days ago

No overnight stay for Raya guests, says Ismail Sabri

Defence minister reminds Muslims to celebrate Hari Raya only on the first day.

No overnight stay for Raya guests, says Ismail Sabri

4 days ago

Malacca has most would-be interstate travellers, says minister

Ismail Sabri Yaakob says this is followed by Perak and Penang.

Malacca has most would-be interstate travellers, says minister

5 days ago

Migrants don’t deserve to be treated this way, says Maria Chin after PJ raid

There should be a way to regularise them as many traders rely on foreign labour, says MP.

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Migrants don’t deserve to be treated this way, says Maria Chin after PJ raid


6 days ago

This year’s haj pending Saudi announcement, says Putrajaya

Riyadh has only advised Muslims to defer pilgrimage plans. 

This year’s haj pending Saudi announcement, says Putrajaya

6 days ago

Only 20 people on each film set

Auditions have to be conducted online or by phone, among the regulations laid out by Putrajaya.

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Only 20 people on each film set

6 days ago

Work from home order still in place, says Ismail Sabri

Govt did not rescind instruction, says senior minister.

Work from home order still in place, says Ismail Sabri

6 days ago

Raid under way to nab illegal immigrants in PJ Old Town

Operation is latest in series launched in places under EMCO.

Raid under way to nab illegal immigrants in PJ Old Town

1 week ago

Malaysians want stricter rules, says senior minister

Ismail Sabri says survey showed people want tighter MCO to curb virus.

Malaysians want stricter rules, says senior minister

1 week ago

Not cruel to turn away Rohingya boats after giving them food

Ismail Sabri says undocumented migrants in EMCO areas will face the court before being deported.

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Not cruel to turn away Rohingya boats after giving them food

1 week ago

Rules to ensure media practise distancing at events, says Ismail Sabri

Event organisers must ensure there is sufficent space at venue, says senior minister.

Rules to ensure media practise distancing at events, says Ismail Sabri

1 week ago

Less than 5% of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia involve children

Parents urged to clean themselves after coming back from work before interacting with kids.

Less than 5% of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia involve children

1 week ago

All MPs tested so far are negative for Covid-19

About 750 parliamentarians, staff have taken test, says health director-general.

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All MPs tested so far are negative for Covid-19

1 week ago

MM2H visa holders must be cleared of Covid-19 before returning, says minister

They must also undergo 14-day quarantine and bear costs of staying at designated centre.

MM2H visa holders must be cleared of Covid-19 before returning, says minister