Noor Azam Shairi

Azam is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight. You can follow him on Twitter.

E-mail: [email protected]


3 weeks ago

Mat Hasan calls for Umno caution over Bersatu offer

Deputy president wary of charging into agreement still carrying too many question marks.

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Mat Hasan calls for Umno caution over Bersatu offer

4 weeks ago

Legal suit raises stakes in PKR saga

Saifuddin-Zuraida spat threatens to spill over to Pakatan Harapan, unless PM intervenes via cabinet reshuffle.

Legal suit raises stakes in PKR saga

1 month ago

Education as unifying force Dr Mahathir’s big headache

Vision schools hijacked by politics, govt caving in to too many demands at expense of educating children, says PM.

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Education as unifying force Dr Mahathir’s big headache

1 month ago

More focus on STEM subjects and less time for religious studies, says Dr Mahathir

The acting education minister says the increased focus on religion is causing pupils to lose interest.

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More focus on STEM subjects and less time for religious studies, says Dr Mahathir

1 month ago

Dr Mahathir wants to use 5G tech for English lessons

The acting education minister says programmed teaching can help improve the quality of education offered in schools.

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Dr Mahathir wants to use 5G tech for English lessons


1 month ago

Pakatan one-term govt unless it changes, warns Dr Mahathir 

String of by-election losses saps confidence, PM blames in-fighting.

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Pakatan one-term govt unless it changes, warns Dr Mahathir 

2 months ago

Public more empowered with proposed election reforms, says panel chief

Other recommended changes include streamlining the three election laws into a single legislation.

Public more empowered with proposed election reforms, says panel chief

2 months ago

Election reform panel proposes two-day ‘cooling off period’ before polls

This will give voters time to think over their ballot decision, says chairman.

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Election reform panel proposes two-day ‘cooling off period’ before polls

2 months ago

Electoral reforms on even if Pakatan doesn’t benefit from them, says ex-EC chair

Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s willingness to reform system, electoral laws a ‘gift’ to Malaysians.

Electoral reforms on even if Pakatan doesn’t benefit from them, says ex-EC chair

2 months ago

No more by-elections in federal seats under proposed election reforms

Under proportional representation system, vacant seat automatically goes to incumbent party.

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No more by-elections in federal seats under proposed election reforms

4 months ago

Utusan shuts down, lets go of 800 workers

Staff's last day is today, with their services to effectively end October 31, according to internal memo.

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Utusan shuts down, lets go of 800 workers

4 months ago

UEC task force wants Najib’s input

Chairman says ex-PM held education portfolio when govt decided to let private sector play bigger role in education system.

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UEC task force wants Najib’s input

4 months ago

UEC task force seeks more time to finalise report

Members want to meet MPs on October 16, aim to have report for Education Ministry ready by month-end.

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UEC task force seeks more time to finalise report

9 months ago

PM sets shared prosperity as foundation for next decade

He says this is to end income inequality among Malaysians.

PM sets shared prosperity as foundation for next decade

10 months ago

PAS leaders knew Rameli was settling Hadi’s suit, says source

PAS source says they had also agreed to pay back the KTMB chairman.

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PAS leaders knew Rameli was settling Hadi’s suit, says source