Saturday, September 18, 2021

MACC

Ensuring a clean civil service

The Sarawak government has instilled clean practices as part of its governance. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg placed 94 certified integrity officers trained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in state ministries and departments to combat corruption. He also set up the...

‘Latheefa’s release of recordings similar to police displaying seized items’

LANGKAWI: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya’s move in releasing audio recordings of alleged criminal conspiracy is no different from the public display of items seized from Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak earlier, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The prime minister said that...

Wiretapping okay, some say

KUCHING: Wiretapping, according to several members of the public, is okay so long as it is done for the safety and security of the country. On Wednesday, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) revealed a series of audio recordings of high-ranking government officials, including former...

Wiretapping law exists in Malaysia since Najib’s time

KUCHING: The issue of wiretapping is currently a hot topic following Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s release of a series of audio recordings of high-ranking government officials, including former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. Syahredzan Johan, a civil rights lawyer, said changes to the...

MACC plays incriminating 45-minute recordings

Conspiracy shocker - Najib, Rosmah, several others on tape of betrayal of public trust PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today revealed audio clips of alleged leakage of information from the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun...

Open tenders mean transparency

SERIAN: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) welcomes open tenders for mega projects to be built in the state under the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) from 2021 to 2025. Its director Razim Mohd Noor said the concept of ‘open tender’ symbolised the transparency of the state government...

‘MACC needs prosecution powers’

KUCHING: The Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) ought to be given powers of prosecution. In arguing for this, Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) secretary-general Jonathan Chai Voon Tok said it was high time to tighten the Anti-Corruption Act by amending certain provisions. "At the moment, MACC’s power...

Stop meeting outside for ‘drinks’

CYBERJAYA: Civil servants and government linked companies (GLC), involved in the issuance of tenders, should stop the culture of ‘entertainment dealing’, drinking coffee or ‘teh tarik’ with tender applicants, said Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Chief Commissioner Latheefa Koya. She said corrupt practice prevention measures like...

Fadillah blasts fake news

KUCHING: A national newspaper’s Nov 29 article that bore the heading, “Tiada YB Pembangkang Bebas Isytihar Harta” (No independent opposition MP has declared assets) has been called fake news. “Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) completely denies the allegation as reported by a national Bahasa newspaper. So...

Duo want MACC to probe PKR Igan

Women claim names registered for party polls without their knowledge SIBU: Two women have given their statements to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) here pertaining to their names being used by certain individuals to vote at the PKR Igan division election. The duo, Nurul Fitri Jamal,...
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