Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Alfian is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

E-mail: [email protected]


2 weeks ago

Online abuse for woman whose father died after cops deny interstate travel

People started condemning me instead of offering sympathy, says Aida Najwa Nasir.

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Online abuse for woman whose father died after cops deny interstate travel

2 weeks ago

It’s my voice in audio clip, says Hamzah Zainudin

Home minister says he didn’t break any law in phone call with ‘very important person’.

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It’s my voice in audio clip, says Hamzah Zainudin

2 weeks ago

Acryl Sani is the country’s new top cop

He takes over when Hamid retires on May 3, says home minister.

Acryl Sani is the country’s new top cop

2 weeks ago

EMCO in four areas including Kelantan tahfiz

Ismail Sabri announces order, saying localised Covid-19 cases spiking.

EMCO in four areas including Kelantan tahfiz

2 weeks ago

Parent groups at odds over school closure

PAGE says no while Magpie states it will not object to ministry’s decision.

Parent groups at odds over school closure


2 weeks ago

Bukit Aman clarifies deputy IGP’s ‘rape joke’ remarks

It says headlines from two news outlets did not represent true meaning of Acryl Sani’s comment.

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Bukit Aman clarifies deputy IGP’s ‘rape joke’ remarks

2 weeks ago

Dozen cops, graft-busters linked to fugitive Nicky Low nabbed

Senior police officers from Bukit Aman CID among those arrested.

Dozen cops, graft-busters linked to fugitive Nicky Low nabbed

2 weeks ago

Fewer road deaths, more delivery riders injured in pandemic year

Movement control order kept people home and off the road, says Miros.

Fewer road deaths, more delivery riders injured in pandemic year

2 weeks ago

11th day of Covid-19 cases above 2,000, with 10 deaths

The country’s total number of infections now stands at 392,942.

11th day of Covid-19 cases above 2,000, with 10 deaths

3 weeks ago

Report lodged against male teacher who made rape joke at school

Saiful Nizam, father to a pupil in the class, will also make an official complaint with the Education Ministry.

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Report lodged against male teacher who made rape joke at school

3 weeks ago

Ahead of Umno meeting, Shahidan dropped from Supreme Council

Perlis Menteri Besar Azlan Man replaces him as state Umno liaison committee chairman.

Ahead of Umno meeting, Shahidan dropped from Supreme Council

3 weeks ago

Police to release Fahmi Reza today

Lawyer says cops didn’t add anything to investigation but say it involves ‘person of interest’.

Police to release Fahmi Reza today

3 weeks ago

Opposition MPs, group call for Fahmi Reza’s immediate release

Cartoonist’s political satire not a crime, they say.

Opposition MPs, group call for Fahmi Reza’s immediate release

3 weeks ago

Simon Momoh released after 40 days in detention

Immigration forced to let Nigerian go after high court finds procedural flaws in arrest, incarceration.

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Simon Momoh released after 40 days in detention

3 weeks ago

Fahmi Reza arrested on suspicion of insulting queen

Police detain cartoonist over viral #dengkiKe Facebook post.

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Fahmi Reza arrested on suspicion of insulting queen