He stood against Barisan Nasional’s Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin and the PAS’ Fauzi Abu Bakar and bested the majority of his Pakatan predecessor, Nurul Izzah Anwar. Despite a majority of close to 5600 votes with just over 33,000 votes, a simple calculation of his opponent’s combined votes were which close to 33,000, we ask if his position in this KL constituency is secure. The difference between him and his opponents narrows to just 321 votes. Today, we explore both the on-ground reality of a constituency split between its 1percent and B40 denizens, as well as the national reform agenda.
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.