Biography of the Author Sumisha Naidu

Sumisha Naidu

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Seven-cornered fight in Port Dickson by-election | Video
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    Seven-cornered fight in Port Dickson by-election | Video

    Six candidates will be challenging Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim in the Port Dickson by-election - including the man who accused him of ...
  2. Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng prepares succession plan while fighting graft allegations
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    Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng prepares succession plan while fighting graft allegations

    Penang is one of three Malaysian states currently held by opposition parties, with Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng credited for transforming the state ...
  3. Children in low-cost housing in KL experience higher levels of poverty, malnutrition
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    Children in low-cost housing in KL experience higher levels of poverty, malnutrition

    Malaysia's income per capita may be on par with developed countries like South Korea, but a UNICEF report shows that most children living in ...
  4. 'Biggest mistake of my life': Mahathir says it is his fault Najib is in power
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    'Biggest mistake of my life': Mahathir says it is his fault Najib is in power

    Former prime minister and current opposition leader Dr Mahathir Mohamad apologised to the crowd at a campaigning rally in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday ...
  5. Thousands at opposition rally in Malaysia's Putrajaya told to 'be brave', assured votes are secret
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    Thousands at opposition rally in Malaysia's Putrajaya told to 'be brave', assured votes are secret

    Thousands of Malaysians were told to "be brave" at an opposition rally  on Thursday (May 3) in the federal administrative capital Putrajaya, just ...
  6. Mahathir back on campaign trail for first time in two decades
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    Mahathir back on campaign trail for first time in two decades

    Holding mass political rallies across the country, the former prime minister has been consistent in his message, which is consistently centred on ...
  7. Mahathir says Cabinet to have 29 people, denies rifts in Pakatan Harapan coalition | Video
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    Mahathir says Cabinet to have 29 people, denies rifts in Pakatan Harapan coalition | Video

    Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's full Cabinet is expected to have 29 people, and the list will be announced once the king gives his ...
  8. How will Anwar's PKR fare in the upcoming Malaysia elections?
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    How will Anwar's PKR fare in the upcoming Malaysia elections?

    In 2013, the People's Justice Party won the greatest percentage of votes for the opposition coalition. However, in the upcoming polls, their ...
  9. Malaysia parliament
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    Malaysia parliament passes electoral boundaries motion put forward by PM Najib

    Malaysia's parliament has passed a controversial proposal put forward by Prime Minister Najib Razak to redraw electoral boundaries after 129 voted ...
  10. Langkawi residents' dilemma: Vote Mahathir's legacy or Barisan Nasional?
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    Langkawi residents' dilemma: Vote Mahathir's legacy or Barisan Nasional?

    Dr Mahathir Mohamad is credited for most of Langkawi's development under Barisan Nasional. However, now that he is the opposition's candidate for ...