Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Alfian is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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9 hours ago

Bersatu chief denies stolen RM250,000 belonged to party

Police detain maid to assist with enquiries into theft of money from household safe.

Bersatu chief denies stolen RM250,000 belonged to party

11 hours ago

Putrajaya caps face mask price at RM1.50

Ismail Sabri Yaakob says government to review prices at later date.

Putrajaya caps face mask price at RM1.50

11 hours ago

8am to 8pm for all businesses, just go online during MCO, says minister

Public transport and e-hailing services to operate from 6am to 10pm.

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8am to 8pm for all businesses, just go online during MCO, says minister

1 day ago

Curb on volunteers distributing aid is to protect them, says Ismail Sabri

Senior minister says govt directive issued following Health Ministry advice.

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Curb on volunteers distributing aid is to protect them, says Ismail Sabri

1 day ago

Don’t panic-buy, food supply sufficient, says minister

Ismail Sabri Yaakob says all major hypermarkets and supermarkets have enough stock.

Don’t panic-buy, food supply sufficient, says minister


1 day ago

Thieves make off with RM100,000 items during shutdown

They took watches, motorcycle helmets, sunglasses, handbags, shoes and T-shirts, says Dang Wangi police chief.

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Thieves make off with RM100,000 items during shutdown

2 days ago

Volunteers not allowed to distribute food during MCO, minister says

This is to limit human contact, says Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

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Volunteers not allowed to distribute food during MCO, minister says

2 days ago

3,162 Malaysians still stranded in 60 countries, says Ismail Sabri

Malaysians in Egypt, India, to be brought home soon.

3,162 Malaysians still stranded in 60 countries, says Ismail Sabri

2 days ago

More than 600 arrested for defying MCO, says defence minister

402 arrested in last 48 hours.

More than 600 arrested for defying MCO, says defence minister

2 days ago

Mosques still holding congregational, Friday prayers

Ismail Sabri Yaakob says 116 who took part in Friday prayers yesterday arrested.

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Mosques still holding congregational, Friday prayers

4 days ago

Local councils to disinfect public areas in Covid-19 red zones

Localities with more than 40 infections considered red. 

Local councils to disinfect public areas in Covid-19 red zones

4 days ago

Free face masks for 8 million households soon, says minister

States will handle the distribution of masks paid for by government, reveals Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

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Free face masks for 8 million households soon, says minister

4 days ago

Tougher action promised against MCO flouters after 110 arrested yesterday

Public has been urging government to get tough on those who defy movement control order, says senior minister.

Tougher action promised against MCO flouters after 110 arrested yesterday

6 days ago

Small-time businesses, traders plead for help

Any move to extend MCO will be disaster, say operators reeling from 2-week order to contain Covid-19.

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Small-time businesses, traders plead for help

6 days ago

Anger over move to allow Covid-19 EPF withdrawals

Contributors rail at having to dip into retirement savings, while B40 earners welcome any relief.

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Anger over move to allow Covid-19 EPF withdrawals