Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Alfian is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

E-mail: [email protected]


Wednesday, 06 Oct 2021 07:00 AM

Putrajaya urged to declare emergency to prevent Malacca polls

Voters' lives will be endangered should state go ahead with elections, say observers.

Putrajaya urged to declare emergency to prevent Malacca polls

Wednesday, 06 Oct 2021 07:00 AM

PM’s brother Kamarazaman to lead new political party

Former student leader a strong-willed man who cares for the people, say sources.

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PM’s brother Kamarazaman to lead new political party

Tuesday, 05 Oct 2021 03:09 PM

Unity government the way to go in Malacca, says Idris Haron

Former chief minister says not the best time for snap polls now.

Unity government the way to go in Malacca, says Idris Haron

Monday, 04 Oct 2021 02:40 PM

12MP fails to address social protection system, Santiago says

Lawmaker slams ‘tone-deaf politicians’ for glossing over real issues faced by pandemic victims.

12MP fails to address social protection system, Santiago says

Monday, 04 Oct 2021 07:00 AM

A ‘forgotten’ sector, tattoo parlours look forward to reopening

Artists spreading word to customers after more than a year of relying on odd jobs, good will to survive.

A ‘forgotten’ sector, tattoo parlours look forward to reopening


Saturday, 02 Oct 2021 07:00 AM

Pointless for Bersatu to hold seat talks with Umno, say analysts

Signs are clear of a break-up after Zahid said his party will contest in all constituencies in GE15.

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Pointless for Bersatu to hold seat talks with Umno, say analysts

Friday, 01 Oct 2021 01:06 PM

Form representative group sans politicians to tackle national issues, Musa tells govt

Ex-deputy prime minister says time is right for non-partisan individuals to contribute towards real national service.

Form representative group sans politicians to tackle national issues, Musa tells govt

Friday, 01 Oct 2021 07:00 AM

Meet the new party in town

Organisation's head a close relative of top leader, sources say.

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Meet the new party in town

Tuesday, 28 Sep 2021 07:00 AM

We helped create terrorists, top counter-terrorism official says

Senior officer blames Malaysia’s teaching methods for unquestioning religious belief.

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We helped create terrorists, top counter-terrorism official says

Tuesday, 28 Sep 2021 07:00 AM

EPF contributors with little savings say they still have time

Holders of accounts with less than RM10,000 say they've had to dip into their nest egg during the pandemic.

EPF contributors with little savings say they still have time

Monday, 27 Sep 2021 07:00 AM

Police harassment of refugees on the rise, IGP promises action

Most of the acts are committed by officers on patrol, especially during lockdowns.

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Police harassment of refugees on the rise, IGP promises action

Saturday, 25 Sep 2021 04:08 PM

No decision yet on stricter conditions for seniors to renew driving licences

IGP Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani says proposal not yet discussed in detail.

No decision yet on stricter conditions for seniors to renew driving licences

Thursday, 23 Sep 2021 03:35 PM

MACC chief should go on leave, Pakatan presidential council says

It also recommends for a royal commission of inquiry to be formed to investigate the case.

MACC chief should go on leave, Pakatan presidential council says

Wednesday, 22 Sep 2021 07:00 AM

PKR takes in youth activists to prep for elections

This doesn't mean automatic young voter suppprt, analysts say.

PKR takes in youth activists to prep for elections

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 07:00 AM

Prime minister needs to steer clear of Najib, say analysts

As Ismail Sabri works to cement support, popularity, experts warn appointing convicted former PM will not sit well with voters.

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Prime minister needs to steer clear of Najib, say analysts