Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Alfian is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

E-mail: [email protected]


Wednesday, 25 Jan 2023 08:22 PM

Parents say MOE stance on SPM workshop controversy contradicts school’s briefing

They say principal never disclosed that separate event would be held for non-Muslim students. 

Parents say MOE stance on SPM workshop controversy contradicts school’s briefing

Wednesday, 25 Jan 2023 02:27 PM

Health Ministry worried over sale of vaping products near school

Zaliha acknowledges delay in pushing through legislation to further restrict the sale of nicotine.

Health Ministry worried over sale of vaping products near school

Wednesday, 25 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Restaurant owners tell Rafizi cost of raw ingredients still high

They say this makes it impossible to lower their prices. 

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Restaurant owners tell Rafizi cost of raw ingredients still high

Tuesday, 24 Jan 2023 08:17 PM

MOE finds no discrimination at SPM workshop in Johor school

Ministry clears the air over seminar purportedly organised for Muslim pupils only.

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MOE finds no discrimination at SPM workshop in Johor school

Tuesday, 24 Jan 2023 04:10 PM

Parents angry after non-Muslim pupils left out of SPM workshop in Johor school

Seminar covered critical subjects such as Additional Mathematics and Chemistry, not just religion, they say.

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Parents angry after non-Muslim pupils left out of SPM workshop in Johor school


Monday, 23 Jan 2023 07:00 PM

No chance of Gerakan winning back Penang, say observers

Political pundits say DAP has majority support of non-Malays in state.

No chance of Gerakan winning back Penang, say observers

Monday, 23 Jan 2023 02:31 PM

Umno is the corrupt one, says PAS info chief on ballot-buying claims

Khairil Nizam Khirudin denies allegations that his party bribed voters.

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Umno is the corrupt one, says PAS info chief on ballot-buying claims

Monday, 23 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Authorities must probe Hadi’s charity remarks, urges activist

Maria Chin Abdullah says election offences cannot be swept aside any longer.

Authorities must probe Hadi’s charity remarks, urges activist

Sunday, 22 Jan 2023 12:48 PM

Anwar ‘happy’ to be back at Wisma MCA

Prime minister thanks ‘old friend’ for long-standing relationship.

Anwar ‘happy’ to be back at Wisma MCA

Sunday, 22 Jan 2023 11:56 AM

Zahid slams Hadi over ‘charity-for-voters’ remark

Umno president seethes over PAS leader’s apparent flexibility on fatwa and giving cash to voters.

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Zahid slams Hadi over ‘charity-for-voters’ remark

Sunday, 22 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Raise age limit for foreign workers, restaurateurs say

Group urges govt to review levy on contract extensions as charges burden employers.

Raise age limit for foreign workers, restaurateurs say

Saturday, 21 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Malaysia must step up to resolve Rohingya crisis, say activists

Anwar administration must break silence, address humanitarian and security concerns.

Malaysia must step up to resolve Rohingya crisis, say activists

Tuesday, 17 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Umno rebels face uncertain future

This follows their failed attempt to enable the party’s top two posts to be contested.

Umno rebels face uncertain future

Saturday, 14 Jan 2023 03:00 PM

Umno polls outcome won’t effect unity govt accord

Rafizi Ramli says party leaders already agreed to keep administration going for five years.

Umno polls outcome won’t effect unity govt accord

Saturday, 14 Jan 2023 02:38 PM

Pakatan can win handsomely in Selangor polls, says Rafizi

PKR deputy president says coalition will triumph in 47 out of the 56 state seats.

Pakatan can win handsomely in Selangor polls, says Rafizi