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Back in Putrajaya, Saifuddin says he now enjoys 'real freedom' in Harapan

INTERVIEW | Ex-Umno deputy minister says 'toeing the line' used to be the rule of thumb.
  Alyaa Alhadjri & Norman Goh

GST and SST – What’s the difference and why it matters

KINIGUIDE | The ringgit and sen behind the two taxes and how it affects you – the end consumer.
  KiniGuide

Dr M's China trip beyond renegotiating megaprojects - minister

INTERVIEW | Saifuddin Abdullah says he likes to think PM's trip is 'about something bigger than that'.
  Alyaa Alhadjri & Norman Goh

Mahathir vs Najib: How much are you paying for the government?

Harapan has a leaner government with fewer ministers and deputy ministers, compared to Najib's cabinet. 

'Look East' policy to be more than just trade, bilateral ties

INTERVIEW | Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says Dr M is expected to reveal more details after second Japan trip. 
  Alyaa Alhadjri & Norman Goh

Daim sent to China as 'special envoy' for 'special reasons'

INTERVIEW | Minister Saifuddin Abdullah takes a diplomatic approach when quizzed on Daim's trip. 
  Alyaa Alhadjri & Norman Goh

Nurul: Wan Azizah will still be DPM even if not PKR president

INTERVIEW | However, PKR veep says the dynamics of Harapan coalition will change should Anwar helm PKR.
  Zikri Kamarulzaman

Nurul Izzah: Why didn't BN nominate their own speaker?

INTERVIEW | Standing Orders state that BN had the right to submit a name for speaker too, PKR veep says. 
  Zikri Kamarulzaman

Najib's account - political beneficiaries who 'got a cut' revealed

Who are they? How much did they receive? Visit Malaysiakini's microsite for the answers.

BN has a big plan to help Harapan fulfil its manifesto

INTERVIEW | 'We will monitor closely… as an MP, I will make sure this is done,' says Umno's Sabah deputy chief Bung Moktar.
  Kow Gah Chie

Public-private partnerships – the recent fad of PPPs

COMMENT | Like privatisation, PPPs often increase fees or charges for users.
  KS Jomo

Reforming our government-linked companies

COMMENT | Privatisation of GLCs would be tantamount to throwing the baby out with the bathwater.
  Jomo KS

Privatisation: Is the solution worse than the problem?

COMMENT | Privatisation gives priority to profit maximisation, at the expense of the public interest.
  Jomo KS

Bung Moktar puzzled over why people are donating to Harapan

INTERVIEW | Despite the ruling political coalition not fulfilling the pledges made in its GE14 manifesto, he says.
  Kow Gah Chie

Has privatisation benefitted the public and consumers?

COMMENT | Privatisation of public enterprises has typically transformed them into private monopolies.
  Jomo KS

Managing Malaysia’s public sector debt

COMMENT | We need to adopt sound debt management practices to contain public sector’s borrowings.
  R Chander

Is privatisation of Malaysian SOEs good or bad?

COMMENT | Privatisation is not, and has never been, a panacea to the problems faced by GLCs.
  Jomo KS

Unified Examination Certificate: Are the criticisms justified?

KINIGUIDE | This hot potato of the country for decades was raised in the election manifestoes of both the BN and Harapan.
  KiniGuide

Privatisation of state-owned enterprises - how it began and spread

COMMENT | It was claimed, with uneven and dubious evidence, that they were inherently inefficient...
  Jomo KS

In memory of Nhaveen, a victim of school bullying

SPECIAL REPORT | A year and a prayer later, a mother shares her grief and thoughts.
  Wong Kai Hui

From exclusive gala to RM60m suit: Rosmah's fallout with Lebanese jewellers

KINIGUIDE | Malaysiakini explains what the suit against the ex-PM's wife entails, and who is involved.
  Geraldine Tong

Six LRT3 stations shelved: Are you affected?

Here, Malaysiakini pinpoints the shelved stations - and the nearest alternative ones.
  Nigel Aw

The impact of seat creation and election monitoring on GE14

COMMENT | Both factors, along with changing political preferences, helped deal a severe blow to BN on May 9. 
  Tindak Malaysia

‘Anwar turned down Dr M's offer to make him senator’

INTERVIEW | Saifuddin Nasution reveals how Anwar gave Dr M thumbs up to carry on running the show.
  Kow Gah Chie & Shakira Buang

How the rigging of electoral boundaries was defeated in GE14

COMMENT | Tindak M'sia analysis shows that a dramatic change in political preferences softened impact of gerrymandering. 
  Tindak Malaysia

PKR Youth election: Battle of the protégés

Those linked to two top rivals for PKR leadership posts are in the battle to be youth chief.
  Lu Wei Hoong & Zikri Kamarulzaman

Sungai Kandis - a litmus test for Zahid’s Umno?

The by-election will also test Umno’s working relationship with BN component parties and PAS.
  Annabelle Lee

Saifuddin: Anwar is an institution to PKR, incomparable to anyone

INTERVIEW | 'His views, teaching, messages, instructions and vision are very dear to us,' the PKR sec-gen adds.
  Kow Gah Chie & Shakira Buang

Rais Yatim: Harapan needs to be frank about cost of living

INTERVIEW | There is unease that prices of goods are not going down, says former minister.
  Anne Muhammad

Najib hopes things will be better because people voted for change

EXCLUSIVE | In the final part of this exclusive interview, ex-PM urges M'sians to hold the new gov't accountable.
  Malaysiakini Team
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