ACCORDING to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act, corruption or bribery is the act of giving or receiving gratification or reward in cash or in kind for performing a task in relation to someone’s job.
THREE cabinet ministers have no qualms about letting the public know how much they are worth.
KUALA LUMPUR: The newly-established National Centre for Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption (GIACC) will be the custodian of information on assets declared by ministers, deputy ministers, political secretaries and top government officials.
THE Panama Papers, the world’s biggest leak, highlighted the complex ways used by companies and individuals to conceal who the actual beneficiaries of a company are. The information was leaked from the database of the fourth biggest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca. Someone from the firm is alleged to have leaked 11.5 million financial and legal records, exposing a system that appeared to facilitate economic crime.
LAST November, a 50-year-old lorry driver from Johor, who had sexually assaulted his daughter for four years since she was 1, was sentenced to 81 years’ jail and eight strokes of the rotan.
KUALA LUMPUR: The removal of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers from government agencies, including those classified as high and medium risk, has not gone down well with those encouraged by the country’s progress in the war against graft.
DID you know that there is a simple index that can measure a country’s economic level?
KUALA LUMPUR: The installation of a modern, auto-tracking High Definition closed-circuit television (CCTV) system in 200 "hotspots" will help the authorities bring down crime rates, said the Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) today.
ALBERT Einstein once said: “I know not with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks and stones.”
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s (MACC) move to announce a corruption ranking system for all the ministries is expected to help fight misconduct in the public sector.
IN my endeavours to help the police reduce crime and bring about a safer community, I had the opportunity to work with all previous inspectors-general of police, or IGPs, starting from the days of Tun Mohamed Hanif Omar and their officers.
KUALA LUMPUR: Newly-appointed Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Datuk Seri Fuzi Harun will face various challenges in leading the police force amidst the country’s current situation, said Transparency International Malaysia (TI-M) president Datuk Akhbar Satar.
TRANSPARENCY International Malaysia (TI-M) hails the call by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to amend Section 23 of the MACC Act 2009 to have greater clarity so that corrupt practices and other related offences can be better tackled, especially in state-owned enterprises (SOEs).
KUALA LUMPUR: Punishment for cases involving white collar crime including corruption should be reviewed to provide for heavier sentences to enhance existing penalties.