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Xavier Justo: Jailed Under Manipulative Conspiracy

I just wanted to go back home,” Xavier Justo revealed on the Breakfast Grille - referring to the confession written under duress that saw him admit to stealing Petrosaudi’s data. After the first few details of the 1MDB scandal were published in February 2015 by the Sarawak Report and Th...

Dr Asyraf Wajdi Talks RUU355, Child Marriages and the UEC

Dr. Asyraf Wajdi called for a new narrative in UMNO and pledged to help the party return to its centrist and moderate past. Also insisting that UMNO has changed for the better, he’s urged the youth and grassroots to be more receptive to the public’s aspirations, in order to make themselv...

The Political Future of the UMNO Youth

Datuk Dr. Asyraf Wajdi, once considered an outsider in the race for the UMNO Youth Chief post, now finds himself leading the party’s youth and grassroots through their changes. On the Breakfast Grille, Dr. Asyraf Wajdi revealed two things that could shape the political future of UMNO's Youth W...

Ending Child Marriage in Malaysia

News of the marriage between an 11-year old girl and a 41-year old man has reminded the public of Malaysia’s laxed stance towards child marriages. The government, now spearheading a “New Malaysia”, has promised to tackle child marriage, but thus far, their responses have lacked a c...

Ku Li's Return

After 31 years out of competitive politics, Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah is back in the political limelight as one of three leading contenders in the race for UMNO Presidency. Standing alongside two seasoned UMNO politicians, Ku Li (as he is better known) appears as a formidable alternative to his &ldquo...

Jho Low: The Man Who Knew Too Much

“Did Najib know what Jho Low was doing?”,  asks Tom Wright, co-author of “Billion Dollar Whale”, in an exclusive interview with BFM89.9. Tom Wright, along with his colleague Bradley Hope, have been chasing the 1MDB scandal since 2015. Their comprehensive reporting detai...