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Sabah dept head replaced immediately over sexual bribery allegation

KOTA KINABALU: A state government department head, who was arrested yesterday for allegedly asking for bribes in the form of sexual services from a woman, has been immediately replaced while awaiting further action by the authorities. Sabah state secretary Datuk...

Forest department firm in war on graft

KUCHING: The Forest Department Sarawak is serious about stamping out corruption in its offices throughout the state. The department’s director Datuk Hamden Mohammad said the department had published its Organisational Anti-Corruption Plan (OACP) and now has a number of Certified...

Court accepts audio recording as evidence

Rosmah's graft trial KUALA LUMPUR: An audio recording and a transcript containing the phrase "Can I advise you something?" are admissible as evidence in Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor's trial relating to the RM1.25-billion solar hybrid project for 369 rural schools in Sarawak. The audio...

Senior cop charged with bribery

SIBU: A senior policeman today was charged in the Special Corruption Court here with corruption charges and alternative charges of accepting bribes. However, the accused Sofian Abu Bakar, 44, denied both charges after they were read out by Deputy Public...

Year of high-profile verdicts, two get jail & fine, others freed

KUALA LUMPUR: 2020 has indeed been an eventful year for the country’s judiciary with verdicts made over several high-profile cases, with the most prominent, involving former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. Other court cases that took centre stage...

Man arrested for bribe attempt on police officer

KUCHING: An attempt by a local man to bribe a General Operations Force (GOF) officer with RM1,850 to avoid arrest and seizure of smuggled controlled goods worth RM1.034 million at Kampung Raso on Tuesday (Dec 22) was foiled. Sarawak General...

Electricity theft goes hi-tec

KUCHING: Occupants of a double storey semi-detached house were found stealing electricity by way of remote control relay installed inside the meter. The theft was discovered during a routine meter inspection at the house in Jalan Kong Ping, here recently. Sarawak...

‘Silent killer’ of civil servants’ credibility

PUTRAJAYA: Corruption and power abuse among civil servants in the country is like cancer, that is feared will slowly damage the government institution. Based on statistics by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for 2015 until October this year, a total...

Call to report bribe offer

KUCHING: Combating corruption can enhance the image and credibility of local authorities. Therefore, members of the local authorities are urged to report bribes offered by any parties to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). “We have to give a clear message to...

Only 0.01 pct of civil servants brave to report on corruption

PUTRAJAYA: Only 0.01 percent of the 1.6 million civil servants are brave enough to report on corrupt practices in their respective departments and agencies, said Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Deputy Chief Commissioner (Prevention) Datuk Seri Shamshun Baharin Mohd Jamil. He...
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Socso contributors get RM1.296 billion

KUCHING: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has channeled RM1.296 billion to Sarawakians through the economic stimulus packages announced by...
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