Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Alfian is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

E-mail: [email protected]


1 day ago

Until plane is found, IGP can’t say MH370 disappearance was murder-suicide

There is no evidence pilot killed himself and took everyone else on board down with him, says top cop.

Until plane is found, IGP can’t say MH370 disappearance was murder-suicide

1 day ago

Mujahid takes responsibility for TH assets sale, denies Guan Eng’s role

Pilgrim fund’s management is my portfolio and not the finance minister’s, says Islamic affairs minister. 

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Mujahid takes responsibility for TH assets sale, denies Guan Eng’s role

1 day ago

Future looks bleak for Orang Asli after landfill closure

Bukit Ibam landfill off-limits after photojournalist highlights hazard for those scavenging there.

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Future looks bleak for Orang Asli after landfill closure

3 days ago

Police need Sosma to combat organised crime, says CID chief

Law that rights activists want repealed 'especially helpful' in nabbing gang leaders, says Huzir Mohamed.

Police need Sosma to combat organised crime, says CID chief

6 days ago

Judiciary better under Pakatan, says former Court of Appeal judge

Mah Weng Kwai says people’s faith in justice system restored, less political interference in recent years.

Judiciary better under Pakatan, says former Court of Appeal judge


6 days ago

Civil suits to keep missing trio’s cases alive

Wives of pastor Raymond Koh and Amri Che Mat, M. Indira Gandhi forced to sue IGP, govt.

Civil suits to keep missing trio’s cases alive

6 days ago

Bar acts against self-declared ‘racist’ lawyer

Steps taken concerning Mohd Khairul Azam Abdul Aziz confidential, says president.

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Bar acts against self-declared ‘racist’ lawyer

1 week ago

Police grill Tamrin over blog post on TMJ

Someone has to do it, blogger says of his criticism of the Johor crown prince.

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Police grill Tamrin over blog post on TMJ

1 week ago

107 quarantined for suspected coronavirus, says Dzulkefly

Health minister confirms nation’s 18th case today, man returning from work in Macau.

107 quarantined for suspected coronavirus, says Dzulkefly

1 week ago

Ministry traces 22 close contacts of 18th coronavirus patient

19 of them are medical staff who did not wear protection equipment, says Dzulkefly.

Ministry traces 22 close contacts of 18th coronavirus patient

1 week ago

Lokman trying to pit Najib against Zahid, said Umno sec-gen

Annuar Musa also calls Lokman Noor Adam an untrustworthy individual for attempting to drive a wedge between the 2 Umno leaders.

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Lokman trying to pit Najib against Zahid, said Umno sec-gen

1 week ago

Malaysia will not increase virus alert status, says Wan Azizah

Deputy prime minister says cabinet sees no need to follow Singapore because threat level differs between nations.

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Malaysia will not increase virus alert status, says Wan Azizah

1 week ago

Malaysia records 16th coronavirus case

60-year-old woman from China had travelled with a 35-year-old woman who had already tested positive for the virus, says DPM.

Malaysia records 16th coronavirus case

1 week ago

Step down, Dr Mahathir tells Trump

PM also says he wishes Americans will make ‘better decision’ come November presidential election.

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Step down, Dr Mahathir tells Trump

1 week ago

Opposing Israel ‘not enough’ to bring justice to Palestinians, says PM

Dr Mahathir Mohamad says well-planned strategy to win hearts and minds all over the world is needed.

Opposing Israel ‘not enough’ to bring justice to Palestinians, says PM