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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Kuala Lumpur to add 10,000 more ‘affordable homes’

THE Malaysian government is planning to build 10,000 units of affordable homes within the next three years as the demand for mid-range properties grows in a market heavily-reliant on upscale...

Hong Kong plans 12,600 public flats at ex-airport site

HONG KONG’S government is looking to provide 12,600 public housing flats at a former airport sight by 2026 in its bid to address home ownership issues among its citizens living...

The Malaysian monarch’s resignation explained

THE Malaysian king Sultan Muhammad V stepped down from the throne Sunday in an unprecedented resignation for the country, ending days of widespread speculation of his future in the office...