A. Azim Idris

A. Azim Idris is a journalist and writer with a keen interest in collecting vinyl records. Following his Mass Communications (Technology & Policy) undergraduate degree studies in Murdoch University, Perth, he joined the New Straits Times in 2010 as a cub reporter before being posted to the bureaus in Kuala Terengganu and Putrajaya. He has also previously worked for The Rakyat Post as a senior reporter.

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Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested, to be charged tomorrow

THE Malaysian Anti-Corruption Agency (MACC) on Tuesday arrested former Prime Minister Najib Razak following graft allegations related to the deposit of some US$10 million from a state-linked fund into his...

Dealing with fake news in Southeast Asia

EVER since the inauguration of US President Donald Trump in early 2017, the term “fake news” has become deeply entrenched in the global socio-political landscape and Southeast Asia is no...