Friday, September 17, 2021

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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...

Probe geotextile, pipes and fittings procurement

KUCHING: Sarawak Building and Civil Engineering Contractors Association (SBCECA) was delighted to learn that Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) and Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will join forces to tackle leakages in government procurement. Its chairman Lau Pik Ting said contractors have...

Arrested over RM10,000 bribe

KUCHING: A 67-year-old man attempted to bribe a State General Operations Force (GOF) officer with RM10,000 to avoid arrest and seizure of RM456,988 worth of illicit cigarettes and beers. State Brigade Commander, SAC Mancha Ata said that the raid operation...

PAC recommends establishment of integrated foreign worker recruitment system

KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry (KDN) and the Human Resources Ministry (KSM) should set up an integrated system for the management and control of the recruitment of foreign workers to ensure data continuity across ministries and departments. Parliament's Public Accounts...
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Sarawak ‘walks the talk’ on religious freedom

KUCHING: Despite the controversy surrounding the freedom of religion of late propagated by various quarters, Sarawak continues to lead...
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