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Introducing the editorial team of DagangNews.com

Introducing DagangNews.com

Launched in June 2020, DagangNews.com is a Malay (90%) and English business news portal dedicated to present the latest business activities, corporate, shares and commodities news.

 

It also focuses on government policies and politics that affect the business and economics particularly in Malaysia, as well as the region.

 

The editorial team is as follows:

Managing Editor
Johardy Ibrahim leads the editorial direction and content strategy of DagangNews.com. He brings with him more than 30 years’ of experience in journalism, of which 25 years were with Utusan Malaysia. Johardy started as a junior reporter in The People's Mirror in Sarawak (15 May 1992) and later joined the Malaysian National News Agency (BERNAMA). At Utusan Malaysia, he held several senior roles being the Executive Editor, Economic News Editor and Senior News Editor. He had a stint with TV Sarawak from Nov 2020-Mac 2021. He also writes in his own column called "Merrepak", beginning in 2009 in Utusan Malaysia and is now available on DagangNews.com.

 

Assistant Editor
Zunaidah Zainon joined DagangNews.com in October 2020, after leaving Utusan Malaysia in August 2020 where she was the assistant business news editor. In DagangNews.com she is in-charge of daily reports and news analysis.

 

Reporter
Nor Azan Fitri Ahmad Hidzir has 12 years experience in journalism and prior to joining DagangNews.com, he was a sportswriter with Utusan Malaysia. Azan or Sincan - as he is affectionately known, covers general news.

 

Reporter
Mohd Zulfadli Sharifudin is a former reporter at Utusan Malaysia for seven years, mostly covering city affairs and general news until 2018. Zulfadli joins DagangNews.com in January 2022.

 

New Media
Mohd Riduan Rizal Ahmad started his career in the media industry in 2011, and has won double award (Main winner & Consolation) in the Video Documentary Category in the MPI-Petronas Media Award 2017 and Best Photographer SIC-MAM-SAM Media Award 2018. He joined DagangNews.com in 2022. 

 

IT & Business Development Manager
Mohd Ainol Anuar Zulkifli is in-charged of everything digital in the company as well as marketing activities.

 

SPECIALIST WRITERS:

  • Zaki Salleh who is well-known for his focus on military-related reports, presents current issues from Perak where he now resides.
     
  • Zaidi Isham Ismail is DagangNews.com's Specialist Writer with previous experiences in online media, The Vibes as an Assistant News Editor, and journalist at the News Straits Times.
     
  • Tengku Noor Shamsiah Tengku Abdullah is a freelance journalist, formerly with Malaysian National News Agency (BERNAMA).
     
  • Dominic Gerard Joseph, a freelancer based in Kota Kinabalu, is a veteran of multiple media outlets including Focus Malaysia, focusing on Sabah's affair.
     
  • Husna Abdullah, is our source for news from the East Coast.

 

DagangNews is also gaining strong followers through a set of columnists :

 

Ninot Aziz : A cultural activist and a writer : Dari Hikayat Kita (Monday) 

Ninot Aziz

 

Dr Razli Ramli, Islamic Financial Expert : IKTISAD (Tuesday) 

Iktisad

 

 

Wan Mohd Farid Wan Zakaria, Senior Lecturer of Management & Business UiTM : EKSPONEN (Wednesday)

Eksponen

 

 

Mohd Fudzail Mohd Nor, an established columnist, writing on his experience working in Dubai : WAINUIOMATA (THURSDAY)

wainuiomata

 

Dr. Azri Bhari is a Senior Lecturer of Contemporary Islamic Studies Academy (ACIS) of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Shah Alam: IRSYAD (Friday)

irsyad

 

 

Afizan Amer : Senior Lecturer of Digital Marketing : INFINITI (Friday)

Infiniti

 

Ninie Mahadi : A well versed and experienced Mandarin translator for a certain government agencies : Apa Kata Media Cina (Saturday)

media cina

 

 

Johardy Ibrahim : King of Wishful Thinking : MERREPAK (Sunday)

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To reach out to the team:

Newsroom : editor@dagangnews.com

 

 

DagangNews.com can also be followed on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.

 

 

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Office address:
Dagang News Sdn. Bhd.
06-06, Pusat Perdagangan Plaza Azalea,
10, Persiaran Bandar Raya,
Seksyen 14, Shah Alam,
40000, Selangor
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(Updated 24 January 2023)