Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Alfian is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

E-mail: [email protected]


Saturday, 06 Nov 2021 06:17 PM

I did not expect Pakatan to choose Umno defectors over Muda, says Syed Saddiq

Muar MP had hopes of being in a united opposition that prioritises values, principle.

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I did not expect Pakatan to choose Umno defectors over Muda, says Syed Saddiq

Saturday, 06 Nov 2021 05:39 PM

Muda stays out of Malacca polls

This follows Pakatan Harapan’s move to offer seats to ex-Umno reps.

Muda stays out of Malacca polls

Thursday, 04 Nov 2021 10:53 AM

KL alcohol sale restrictions to curb rights of non-Muslims, says Ramasamy

DAP leader says City Hall's actions politically motivated.

KL alcohol sale restrictions to curb rights of non-Muslims, says Ramasamy

Wednesday, 03 Nov 2021 07:00 AM

Experts call for quality jobs, older retirement age to refill EPF savings

They highlight urgent need to review social protection framework and Malaysians' lack of financial literacy.

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Experts call for quality jobs, older retirement age to refill EPF savings

Monday, 01 Nov 2021 07:00 AM

Campaigners must embrace social media for Malacca polls, say observers

With a blanket ban on physical gatherings, parties need to be creative in reaching voters.

Campaigners must embrace social media for Malacca polls, say observers


Sunday, 31 Oct 2021 02:58 PM

PKR cries foul after being slapped with RM10,000 fine for ‘no crowd’ ceramah

Info chief says election laws not yet applicable, speech delivered from loudhailer in moving vehicle.

PKR cries foul after being slapped with RM10,000 fine for ‘no crowd’ ceramah

Sunday, 31 Oct 2021 12:53 PM

Pakatan at final stage finalising status of Idris Haron, 2 others, Anwar says

PKR president says trio left ruling state govt to return mandate to opposition, should not be cast aside.

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Pakatan at final stage finalising status of Idris Haron, 2 others, Anwar says

Sunday, 31 Oct 2021 11:27 AM

Punish Najib, Muhyiddin for flouting polls campaign ban, or scrap it, Kit Siang says

Restrictions only serve to hinder opposition activities in Malacca if former PMs allowed to go scot-free, says veteran lawmaker.

Punish Najib, Muhyiddin for flouting polls campaign ban, or scrap it, Kit Siang says

Saturday, 30 Oct 2021 01:57 PM

Umno no. 2, youth chief at odds over EPF issues

Mohamad Hasan concerned over lack of focus on returning money to contributors, Asyraf Wajdi unhappy one-off withdrawal under i-Citra not allowed.

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Umno no. 2, youth chief at odds over EPF issues

Friday, 29 Oct 2021 09:57 PM

MP who said drinking Timah whisky is akin to 'drinking Malay women' apologises

Statement misunderstood, I only wanted to avoid confusion, says PKR lawmaker Rusnah Aluai.

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MP who said drinking Timah whisky is akin to 'drinking Malay women' apologises

Friday, 29 Oct 2021 08:36 PM

Where is the allocation for hybrid learning, parents' group asks

PAGE says allocating funds not as good as providing equipment.

Where is the allocation for hybrid learning, parents' group asks

Friday, 29 Oct 2021 01:05 PM

Najib the ‘greater evil’, better to have worked with Anwar, says Dr Mahathir

Elder statesman says joining opposition was necessary to overthrow Barisan Nasional and rights wrongs in the country.

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Najib the ‘greater evil’, better to have worked with Anwar, says Dr Mahathir

Friday, 29 Oct 2021 12:38 PM

Dr Mahathir did not abolish ISA over fears authorities won’t work with him

Former PM reveals many advised him the law is necessary for national security.

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Dr Mahathir did not abolish ISA over fears authorities won’t work with him

Wednesday, 27 Oct 2021 06:59 AM

Kuasa has 70,000 members and counting, says president

Prime minister's brother says party is a 'threat' to other parties.

Kuasa has 70,000 members and counting, says president

Tuesday, 26 Oct 2021 04:45 PM

PAS backs Ismail Sabri’s Keluarga Malaysia concept

President Abdul Hadi Awang says party accepts notion of multiculturalism in country.

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PAS backs Ismail Sabri’s Keluarga Malaysia concept