Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Alfian is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

E-mail: [email protected]


Sunday, 12 Jun 2022 01:41 PM

Putrajaya helping developer over Kg Sungai Baru residents, says ex-FT minister

Govt too eager to side with Ritzy Gloss instead of pushing for amicable solution for residents’ relocation, says Khalid Samad.

Putrajaya helping developer over Kg Sungai Baru residents, says ex-FT minister

Thursday, 09 Jun 2022 07:35 PM

US$710 million went into Ambank ‘VIP client account’, 1MDB trial told

‘VIP client’ identity not divulged by 23rd witness.

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US$710 million went into Ambank ‘VIP client account’, 1MDB trial told

Thursday, 09 Jun 2022 07:10 PM

1MDB’s US$110 million transfer to PetroSaudi wasn’t red-flagged, court told

Deutsche Bank assistant veep says conducted background check before transaction.

1MDB’s US$110 million transfer to PetroSaudi wasn’t red-flagged, court told

Wednesday, 08 Jun 2022 05:29 PM

[LISTEN] The Najib Razak 1MDB Trial EP 89: Out of goodness of my heart

FORMER 1MDB adviser Mohd Sidek Hassan told the court today his monthly salary of RM29,125 as then chief secretary to the...

Wednesday, 08 Jun 2022 01:34 PM

RM29,000 civil service salary too low, so Najib gave me 1MDB role, Sidek Hassan tells court

Ex-PM allocated me an RM30,000 advisory fee ‘out of the goodness of his own heart’, says former chief secretary to the govt.

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RM29,000 civil service salary too low, so Najib gave me 1MDB role, Sidek Hassan tells court


Tuesday, 07 Jun 2022 06:02 PM

Najib seeking to nullify SRC International conviction

His lawyer cites conflict of interest involving Court of Appeal judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali, currently under MACC probe.

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Najib seeking to nullify SRC International conviction

Tuesday, 07 Jun 2022 05:51 PM

[LISTEN] The Najib Razak 1MDB Trial EP 88: Money for nothing 

FORMER 1MDB adviser Mohd Sidek Hassan told the High Court this morning that the Finance Ministry-owned company had never...

Tuesday, 07 Jun 2022 02:19 PM

1MDB adviser did nothing for 5 years but received RM30,000 monthly, court hears

I did nothing in the role but was salaried, says Mohd Sidek Hassan.

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1MDB adviser did nothing for 5 years but received RM30,000 monthly, court hears

Sunday, 05 Jun 2022 06:45 PM

Muhyiddin says meeting not about becoming PM again

Pagoh lawmaker says discussion centred on forming electoral pact to face Barisan Nasional in GE15.

Muhyiddin says meeting not about becoming PM again

Wednesday, 01 Jun 2022 07:00 AM

Malaysia needs to sign UN convention on refugees, says activist

Adrian Pereira says ‘ball falls back to us’ to demonstrate our seriousness in tackling issue.

Malaysia needs to sign UN convention on refugees, says activist

Monday, 30 May 2022 07:13 PM

Mavcom releases statistics of Hari Raya flight delay fiasco

Commission checking to see if passengers were offered support required by aviation code of conduct.

Mavcom releases statistics of Hari Raya flight delay fiasco

Monday, 30 May 2022 07:00 AM

Tak Bai attack will delay peace negotiations, affect locals, says think tank

Iman Research predicts tightened security in the south.

Tak Bai attack will delay peace negotiations, affect locals, says think tank

Saturday, 28 May 2022 01:21 PM

Is UUM hiding something over student’s death, asks DAP rep

Charles Santiago says varsity should not have issued warning against holding of vigils.

Is UUM hiding something over student’s death, asks DAP rep

Saturday, 28 May 2022 12:42 PM

Improve public transport services before hiking fuel prices, Putrajaya told

DAP deputy secretary-general says this could force many people to switch to motorcycles, resulting in more road accidents.

Improve public transport services before hiking fuel prices, Putrajaya told

Saturday, 28 May 2022 11:25 AM

1,877 new Covid cases, 2 deaths

Cumulative number of infections rise to 4,500,934.

1,877 new Covid cases, 2 deaths