In a tell-all press conference, Shukri Abdull revealed that he was threatened in 2015 while investigating 1MDB, and that he’s back to continue his task.
We speak to Datuk Akhbar to give us his thoughts and what sort of interesting issues he’d like to see Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri take on as new chief of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).
'Rosmah is very cartoonable," says a man who was one of the high profile victims of state harassment with 9 sedition charges, and travel restrictions. His case was championed by PEN International and he has been awarded the “2016 Cartooning For Peace Award” and International Press Fredom Award in 2015 by the Commitee to Protect Journalist. Author of “1 Funny Malaysia”, “Perak Darul Kartoon”, “Pirates of the Carry-BN” and other titles banned by the Barisan Nasional government, Zunar has never shied away from controversy. Today we speak to a man, whose struggle began in the mid-80s and looks like its not likely to end anytime soon.
Thirteen ministers from the first Pakatan Harapan Cabinet were sworn in today. But over the weekend, one of the biggest debates concerned the suitability of Maszlee Malik as the Education Minister.
The Sarawak Report was one of the news portals infamously banned under the previous administration over its whistle-blowing reports. We catch up with its editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown on developments post GE14 and the portal's place in the media landscape.
As the new Pakatan Harapan-led government gets cracking on running and reforming the country, we remember that one of the main thrusts of the Pakatan manifesto was to take care of the welfare, health and rights of women. One person who has long been working in those areas of advancing gender equality is Mary Shanthi Dairiam, the Founding Director of the International Women's Rights Action Watch - Asia Pacific, and a former committee member of the UN’s Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). She joins us to discuss what she's hoping to see materialise in the areas of gender equality and the advancement of women's rights, with the new government in place.