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“A PROBE IS STILL A PROBE EVEN IF CALLED BY ANY OTHER NAME”? – WHITHER THE MACC?

Kuala Lumpur, 24th August, 2015 – Transparency International - Malaysia (TI-M) notes with great disappointment the intentional absence of the MACC from the new  task force, National Revenue Recovery Enforcement Team (NRRET) supposedly formed to probe the goings-on of 1MDB and the issue of the yet not fully explained monies in the PM’s personal accounts.  TI-M has in its earlier press statements already commented on the covert and overt dismantling

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OPEN LETTER

Ref : TI-M/July2015/UNCAC/001 Date : 13th July 2015   OPEN LETTER YAB Dato Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak Prime Minister of Malaysia Main Block, Perdana Putra Building, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62502 Putrajaya, Malaysia   YB Senator Datuk Paul Low Seng Kuan Minister in the PM Department Minister's Office, West Block, Level 3, Perdana Putra Building Federal Government Administrative Centre 62502 Putrajaya, Malaysia  

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GIAT calls for RCI to address 1MDB issue

KUALA LUMPUR: The Governance, Integrity, Accountability and Transparency (GIAT) has called for the setting up of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to address all questions regrading 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Apart from that, the coalition also urged for for an immediate stop to activities that may obstruct the Malaysian Anti- Corruption Commission (MACC) from conducting its investigations effectively, and allow them to carry out investigations

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GIAT Coalition Calls For A Stop to Obstruction and Interference of MACC Investigations

Press Release GIAT COALITION   MACC investigations obstructed by arrests, transfers and confiscation of equipment and documents Kuala Lumpur, 10th August, 2015 - The GIAT Coalition today, in light of recent actions of arrests of key personnel and confiscation of equipment & documents, calls for an immediate stop of activities that may obstruct the institutions’ competency and capability to conduct their investigations. In the latest raid

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What are we coming to? Attack on MACC an appalling act

Kuala Lumpur, 9th August, 2015 – Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M) strongly opposes the obstruction of the MACC’s investigations by the police or any other agencies, which is unlawful under Section 48 of the MACC Act. Since 31st July, seven of the MACCs investigators have either been arrested, detained for questioning, come under investigation, had their homes or offices raided and laptops and documents seized and now as reported, two

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MALAYSIA AT ITS CROSSROADS OF INTEGRITY

PRESS STATEMENT, 30 July 2015, Kuala Lumpur - Transparency International – Malaysia (TI-M) is deeply concerned that the entire 1MDB episode so far sadly displays a complete lack of governance, integrity and submission to the rule of law. 29 July 2015, will go down as one of the most interesting and eventful days in the leaf of Malaysian history. The services of the Attorney-General (AG) and a few Cabinet members were terminated. Even the AG was

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Why suspend The Edge?

Kuala Lumpur, 26 July, 2015. Transparency International – Malaysia (TI-M) stands with Dato' Seri Mohd Nazir bin Tun Abdul Razak in condemning the Government’s action in suspending  The Edge Weekly and The Edge Financial Daily based on the principle that the right to free expression, freedom of the press and other media are essential components  and pillars of democracy. Rewind, six years back in April, the PM, Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun

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Transparency and Integrity in Political Financing– High Time for Change!

PRESS STATEMENT, 20 July 2015, KUALA LUMPUR -  Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M) released the findings of the Malaysian Corruption Barometer (MCB) 2014, which surveyed the public’s experiences and views on corruption and their willingness to combat the issue. The MCB 2014 survey found that 45% of 2,032 Malaysian respondents ranked political parties as the most corrupt among top 6 key institutions in Malaysia. The police scored a close

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SPEAK UP LAUNCH & PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

                              On the 17th April 2015, TI-M officially launched the campaign at Publika. The launch was launched by TI-M’s President Dato’ Akhbar Satar and speeches were given by Mr Robert Burley, Counsellor from the High Commission of Canada in Malaysia, the Deputy Director of Community Education Division from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Comission, Tuan

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TI-Malaysia Independent of Tunku Aziz

Kuala Lumpur, Thursday 9th July 2015 - Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M) affirms its independence of YM Tunku Abdul Aziz Tunku Ibrahim, and the opinions put forward on financial scandal allegations and disputes with Tun Dato' Sri. Dr Mahathir on these issues. Opinions expressed by Tunku Aziz do not reflect the stance of TI-Malaysia and are conveyed of his own accord. TI-Malaysia can confirm that whilst Tunku Aziz was the first President

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