Jahabar Sadiq

Jahabar Sadiq runs The Malaysian Insight and has been a journalist since 1988. Follow him on Twitter.

E-mail: [email protected]


Monday, 21 Nov 2022 08:24 AM

A deal in the works for Pakatan, BN?

Can the two arch rivals set aside their differences to work out a solution?

A deal in the works for Pakatan, BN?

Sunday, 20 Nov 2022 07:00 AM

Perfect storm lifts PAS to new heights

Islamist party benefits most from rising tide of religiosity, ebbing Malay leadership.

Perfect storm lifts PAS to new heights

Thursday, 17 Nov 2022 10:49 AM

Anger at Azmin, support for Anwar at Pakatan city rally 

Speakers tell Gombak to reject traitor who bit the hand that fed.

Anger at Azmin, support for Anwar at Pakatan city rally 

Wednesday, 16 Nov 2022 11:00 AM

In Ampang, future and past combine

Malaysia’s longest-serving PM and 33-year-old ‘Dr Banjir’ combine forces to win hearts and minds.  

In Ampang, future and past combine

Tuesday, 15 Nov 2022 11:18 AM

Smaller crowds at ceramah, bigger audience online

Social media the big winner in 2022, as people opt to watch campaigns for hearts and minds on screen.

Smaller crowds at ceramah, bigger audience online


Sunday, 13 Nov 2022 11:24 AM

Similar narratives but different audience in GE15

Voters are younger, crowds at events smaller compared to in 2018.

Similar narratives but different audience in GE15

Tuesday, 08 Nov 2022 11:00 AM

GE15 a campaign of logos, not egos 

Modest size of Pakatan rally far cry from crowded affairs of 2018.

GE15 a campaign of logos, not egos 

Friday, 04 Nov 2022 02:00 PM

Mother of all elections or a circus?

Parties appear to have scraped the bottom of the barrel to field a candidate for each of the 222 federal seats.

Mother of all elections or a circus?

Thursday, 20 Oct 2022 09:05 PM

20 years later, Leica relaunches M6 film camera

Conscious analog photography fuels renewed popularity among 35mm enthusiasts.

20 years later, Leica relaunches M6 film camera

Monday, 10 Oct 2022 11:00 AM

In GE15, a younger set waits to win

History may once again be made today.

In GE15, a younger set waits to win

Sunday, 25 Sep 2022 02:00 PM

Wanted: Quick thinkers, not fast talkers

Malaysia is sorely in need of a govt that works.

Wanted: Quick thinkers, not fast talkers

Monday, 11 Jul 2022 07:00 AM

Old guard must go, says Daim

Former minister offers advice for the future of the country.

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Old guard must go, says Daim

Monday, 11 Jul 2022 07:00 AM

Daim predicts more seats for PAS in GE15

Former finance minister says PAS today craves power after tasting it.

Daim predicts more seats for PAS in GE15

Sunday, 10 Jul 2022 07:00 AM

Daim says govt-linked entities never meant to compete with private sector

Ex-finance minister says state-run companies were originally designed to grow the country’s economy. 

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Daim says govt-linked entities never meant to compete with private sector

Sunday, 10 Jul 2022 07:00 AM

Many missteps along the way, says Daim

Former finance minister laments current state of affairs in Malaysia.

Many missteps along the way, says Daim