Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Alfian is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

E-mail: [email protected]


2 weeks ago

Reveal what’s in the non-disclosure agreements, says Dr Mahathir

Former PM urges government to be transparent as vaccines purchase involves large sum of money.  

Reveal what’s in the non-disclosure agreements, says Dr Mahathir

2 weeks ago

Pejuang not in a hurry to be part of grand opposition coalition, says Dr Mahathir

Former PM wants party to be a third force.

Pejuang not in a hurry to be part of grand opposition coalition, says Dr Mahathir

2 weeks ago

I no longer believe in Anwar, says Dr Mahathir

No more partnerships between elder statesman and his fomer ally.

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I no longer believe in Anwar, says Dr Mahathir

3 weeks ago

Futsal court operators looking forward to restart

Hard-hit by restrictions, government’s decision to allow reopening couldn’t come sooner for them.

Futsal court operators looking forward to restart

3 weeks ago

Be flexible on Anwar, DAP, Ku Li tells Umno

The Umno veteran says if working with the opposition benefits the people then it should be done.

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Be flexible on Anwar, DAP, Ku Li tells Umno


3 weeks ago

Strange for Zahid to join Perikatan presidential council, says Ku Li

Umno veteran embarrassed by president’s move, when party is not part of pact.

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Strange for Zahid to join Perikatan presidential council, says Ku Li

3 weeks ago

Malays won’t feel safe unless Umno returns to power, says Ku Li

The Umno veteran says the party should also stop conceding to Bersatu.

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Malays won’t feel safe unless Umno returns to power, says Ku Li

1 month ago

PAS will meet Perak ruler, says Hadi

Sultan Nazrin will summon us when the time comes, says party president.

PAS will meet Perak ruler, says Hadi

1 month ago

'Grand coalition' of Perikatan-Barisan-GPS will fail, say analysts

For a start, there will be bitter disessions when it comes to seat distribution ahead of GE15.

'Grand coalition' of Perikatan-Barisan-GPS will fail, say analysts

1 month ago

Umno to continue backing Perikatan in Perak

Agreement reached at Supreme Council meeting tonight, which discussed the state’s current political scenario.

Umno to continue backing Perikatan in Perak

1 month ago

Ebit Lew on growing up poor as motivation for charity work

Celebrity preacher helps LGBT, animals and more – prompting many on social media to ask where’s govt.

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Ebit Lew on growing up poor as motivation for charity work

1 month ago

Police make 22 arrests over GOF killings

Cops suspect men part of Ketum, cough syrup smuggling rings operating across Malaysian-Thai border.

Police make 22 arrests over GOF killings

1 month ago

4 detained for two years over Macau scam

2 cops among those to held under the Prevention of Crime Act.

4 detained for two years over Macau scam

1 month ago

Main Bangsar robbery-murder suspect among 3 arrested in predawn swoops

Man at the centre of case is 23, has a record of 2 crimes and was arrested at Jalan Rinching Semenyih.

Main Bangsar robbery-murder suspect among 3 arrested in predawn swoops

1 month ago

Two factories in Ipoh go under EMCO

A detention centre in Sandakan and two villages in Lahad Datu also go under enhanced Covid-19 restrictions.

Two factories in Ipoh go under EMCO