Investigative Journalism

The published articles below are written by our participants and produced as part of an investigative reporting course organised by Kini Academy.

Issue of statelessness still unresolved

Issue of statelessness still unresolved

JENIFER LAENG, NATASHA SIM & LIM HUCK HAI, 12 July 2021, 9:16 a.m. SARAWAK has prided itself as a state that has kept away illegal immigrants, but in its own backyard it finds itself in a bind with a host of problems related to its own people. Many indigenous...

Team effort mandatory to combating the pandemic

Team effort mandatory to combating the pandemic

JOHNNY MOI, 13 April 2021, 11:34 a.m. MALAYSIA is not new to fighting infectious diseases as we have faced the deadly Nipah virus more than 20 years ago. In 1999, there was no effective vaccine against the virus and despite the various lessons learnt, Malaysia is...

More effort needed for sports programmes

More effort needed for sports programmes

NAAVISH NAIR, 11 March 2021, 10:48 p.m. WHEN launching programmes, no effort and money is spared by the government. Elaborate shows, choreographed routines and synchronised spectacles are common. There was no exception when the “Satu Murid Satu Sukan” (one student,...

COMMENT | Is rent squeeze on Cameron Highlands farmers wise?

COMMENT | Is rent squeeze on Cameron Highlands farmers wise?

Fernando Fong, Published 2 Feb 2021, 7:46 am, Modified 2 Feb 2021, 12:35 pm COMMENT | That layers of bureaucracy and intermediaries breed corruption needs little reiteration. Intermediaries and politicians have become synonymous with spiralling graft in the country....

COMMENT | Cameron Highlands vegetable farmers’ woes far from over

COMMENT | Cameron Highlands vegetable farmers’ woes far from over

Fernando Fong, Published 2 Apr 2021, 7:24 am, Modified 2 Apr 2021, 7:47 am COMMENT | Are the worries of vegetable farmers in Cameron Highlands over? Or is the new arrangement by the Pahang state government an indirect takeover of their agricultural land? These are the...

Misi hijaukan semula Hutan Kledang Saiong

Misi hijaukan semula Hutan Kledang Saiong

WICKY LAU | | 26 April 2021 DAPATKAH hutan yang dimusnahkan atas nama pembangunan diwujudkan semula? Pokok-pokok kayu berharga telah lenyap, mungkin telah dijadikan perabot di merata ceruk yang jauh, kerajaan telah mengutip hasilnya dan yang tinggal cuma tanah tandus...

Hentikan perhambaan moden

Hentikan perhambaan moden

19 April 2021 [WAWANCARA] MENTERI Sumber Manusia, Datuk Seri M Saravanan memberi respons dalam satu temu bual berkenaan isu-isu yang dihadapi oleh pekerja asing dan penguatkuasaan undang-undang berkaitan pekerja baru-baru ini. SOALAN - Apakah tindakan yang telah...

Pekerja migran ditindas, dieksploitasi

Pekerja migran ditindas, dieksploitasi

PUA YEW BOON, LIM CUI WEN, QUEK SHUXIN | | 19 April 2021 SEORANG pekerja lelaki di restoran menguli adunan roti canai seperti seorang pakar. Tetapi dia sebenarnya tidak mempunyai latihan formal. Tiba dari Bangladesh tiga tahun lalu, dia hanya mempelajari kemahiran itu...

‘Kerja untuk bayar hutang’

‘Kerja untuk bayar hutang’

19 April 2021 KUALA LUMPUR - Pekerja asing di Malaysia sudah pastinya memasang impian untuk mengubah taraf hidup keluarga masing-masing. Tidak kurang juga dengan Amin dan Shamin yang terpaksa meninggalkan keluarga di Bangladesh demi masa depan yang terjamin. Namun apa...

Foreign workers – govt to protect their rights, says minister

Foreign workers – govt to protect their rights, says minister

Pua Yew Boon, Lim Cui Wen & Quek ShuXin Published 19 Apr 2021, 9:06 am Modified 19 Apr 2021, 9:11 am Issues plaguing foreign workers in the country have been hogging the limelight recently revealing a sordid state of affairs from huge payments to unscrupulous...