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The Malaysian Insider ceases operations with immediate effect

Lack of commercial support and monthly losses of about RM2m cited; run-ins with the authorities also hurt negotiations to sell news portal

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"The closure of TMI should serve as a reminder . . . that good journalism cannot be sustained without commercial support," said Mr Ho.

Kuala Lumpur

CITING monthly losses of about RM2 million (S$668,260) and the lack of commercial support, the owner of The Malaysian Insider (TMI) has decided to halt operations with immediate effect.

"TEMG (The Edge Media Group) has incurred losses of around RM10 million in the 20

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