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.
Our 1 Trillion Ringgit Debt
Turns out the debt isn’t the main problem - it’s the corruption and inefficiencies.
Zunar: I Miss Rosmah
'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.
A Digital Renaissance for Mom & Pop Stores
Storehub replaces the bulky PC or clunky touch screens that typically haunt storefronts with a simple iPad, that acts as not only a Point Of Sale system, but also an intelligent inventory management system with CRM and business analytics capabilities. On the back of its recent RM20m ringgit in Series A funding, we speak to Storehub Chieftain Fong Wai Hong about the future of bricks and mortar retail and how StoreHub is helping small businesses transition and compete in today’s fast-changing retail landscape.
Standing in Anwar's Shadow?
We get you out of bed, to your first cup of coffee or to your first destination of your day with thought-provoking discussions on ideas, people and events shaping all our lives.
Shukri Abdull: Scarred, but Not Scared
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.
Pakatan's Poster Boy
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.
Rafidah: His Legacy is Rubbish
The Iron Lady talks about the outcome of GE14 and her hopes for the future of Malaysia. She also delves into the Supermax and Stanley Thai dilemma, the controversy around Air Asia and Tony Fernandes and her views on the Pakatan Harapan government, the cabinet and politics in general.
UMNO Does Some Soul Searching
Zaidel says the party needs to change and reform itself into a strong opposition.
Secrets and Lies: The 1MDB Story (A BFM89.9 EXCLUSIVE)
A BFM89.9 EXCLUSIVE: The Evening Edition speaks to Pulitzer-finalist and Wall Street Journal reporter Tom Wright about his epic search for the truth behind the biggest kleptocracy scandal in recorded history: 1MDB.