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Introducing the editorial team of

Introducing Dagang News

Launched on 1st July, 2020 Dagang News is a Malay and English bilingual business news portal dedicated to bringing readers the latest business activities, corporate, shares and commodities news. It also focuses on government and politics policies that affect the business and economics in Malaysia and Indonesia.


The editorial team is as follows:

Managing Editor
Johardy Ibrahim leads the editorial direction, content strategy and the reporters. He brings with him more than 29 years’ experience in journalism and spent 25 years with Utusan Malaysia. Johardy has held several senior roles at Utusan Malaysia being the Executive Editor, Economic News Editor and Senior News Editor. He had a stint with TV Sarawak from Oct 2020-Mac 2021. He also writes in his own column called "Merrepak", started in 2009 on Utusan Malaysia and now available on Dagang News.


Nur Anis Farhanah Abdul Malek - She focuses on both Malay and English content for the news portal, be it creating and translating the articles. Anis was previously working with Utusan Malaysia and is experienced in interviewing prominent figures and managing social media as well as creating SEO-oriented content.


Zunaidah Zainon joined in October 2020, after leaving Utusan Malaysia (Media Mulia Sdn. Bhd.) in August where she was the assistant business news editor. In Dagang News she will be focusing on special reports and news analysis.


Business Development Manager
Mohd Khairi Mazlan : 


IT Manager
Mohd Ainol Anuar Zulkifli


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


Hj Ariffin Sabirin, Founder & CEO of Wasiyyah Shoppe : ANEKDOT MAWARITH  (Monday)




Azleen Abdul Rahim, e-Marketeer Coach : IDEA DIGITAL (Tuesday)


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



Syamsyul Samsudin, Senior Lecturer of Finance, Stock Trader : VOLATILITI (Wednesday)




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





Ts Azharul Azmir Kamarulzaman : Managing Director/Producer Kristal Azmir Sdn Bhd & Founder Director of Centre for Film Research & Appreciation (PKAF) : INDUSTRI KREATIF (FRIDAY)




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




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





To reach out to the team:

Newsroom :

Anis -
Zunaidah -


Dagang News can also be followed on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.


Office address:
Dagang News Sdn. Bhd.
Unit 556, PKNS BizPoint
67, Jalan Plumbum P7/P,
Seksyen 7, Shah Alam
40000, Selangor


(Updated 1 May 2021)