Investigative Journalism

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

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...

Debt bondage still a bane for foreign workers

Debt bondage still a bane for foreign workers

Pua Yew Boon, Lim Cui Wen & Quek ShuXin Published 19 Apr 2021, 8:04 am. Modified 19 Apr 2021, 9:12 am The man kneading the dough for roti canai at the mamak restaurant does his task as if he is an expert. But he had no formal training and upon arrival from...

LETTER | Policy U-turn on PTPTN waiver unfair to high achievers

LETTER | Policy U-turn on PTPTN waiver unfair to high achievers

Suganthi Nair Published 21 Sep 2020, 2:41 pm Modified 21 Sep 2020, 2:55 pm LETTER | The policy U-turn under which the waiver of Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) loan repayments has been reverted is a very disheartening mood that dashes the...

COMMENT | Six months of MCO and Covid-19 – a frontliner reflects

COMMENT | Six months of MCO and Covid-19 – a frontliner reflects

TV Nagarajan, 19 Sep 2020, 9:11 am COMMENT | Six months ago, a tiny organism stamped its mark on the human species and became a pandemic that claimed the lives of more than 920,000 people around the world - while in Malaysia, authorities took action by introducing the...

LETTER | Tired of being divided by religion and politics

LETTER | Tired of being divided by religion and politics

Kanika Published 16 Sep 2020, 9:02 am LETTER | Is it my destiny as a Malaysian that I will live and die in a country in which political masters have constantly and maliciously used race and religion to divide us? I love this country and I have served it proudly. It...

COMMENT | Creeping up of a new norm: Gender segregation

COMMENT | Creeping up of a new norm: Gender segregation

Rozana Isa, 14 Sep 2020, 12:57 pm COMMENT | When it was reported on July 14 this year that PAS commissioner Rosli Abdul Jabbar proposed that Pahang follows Terengganu in implementing gender segregation in cinemas, I wasn't surprised, but I felt a little bit alarmed....