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TI-M mahu Jabatan Hutan Sarawak guna peruntukan baharu untuk tindak tegas banteras pembalakan haram

17 Mei 2015, KUALA LUMPUR –Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M) mahu Jabatan Hutan Sarawak menggunakan peruntukan baharu dan ambil tindak tegas banteras pembalakan haram dengan segera. Berdasarkan laporan media yang terbaharu, Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia (SPRM) telah menjalankan serbuan ke atas 49 lokasi dan membekukan sebanyak akaun 519 syarikat dan individu, melibatkan jumlah keseluruhan RM700 juta menerusi Ops Gergaji dalam

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TI-M applauds MACC’s “Ops Gergaji” to Combat Illegal Logging and Corruption in Sarawak

PRESS STATEMENT, 14 May 2015, KUALA LUMPUR –Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M) applauds the success of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC)’s “Ops Gergaji” operations that were carried out simultaneously at 48 locations in Sarawak for suspected illegal logging and corruption practices.  As reported, the MACC seized 700 logs worth RM 600,000 from log ponds, sawmills and business premises and froze more than 300 bank accounts

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TI-M calls on BNM to probe 1MDB

PRESS STATEMENT, 14 MAY 2015, KUALA LUMPUR. Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M) has expressed repeatedly in recent times the need to fully investigate and bring to the surface the various questionable transactions of 1MDB as reported in the media. TI-M notes that many of these transactions appear to be cross border deals and involved movement of funds to and fro Malaysia and from and to Malaysian financial institutions. TI-M believes that

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TI-M supports the appointment of an independent international auditor to audit 1MDB

PRESS STATEMENT, 11 May 2015, Kuala Lumpur  -  Transparency International - Malaysia (TI-M) fully supports and endorses the view of Defence Minister Dato Seri Hishammuddin Hussein to appoint an independent international auditor to "check, verify and reveal to the public the value of assets and liabilities of the company, as well as the status of 1MDB investment portfolio and its cash flow". TI-M also agrees with the Minister that "the audit firm

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“Who should hold the purse strings?” PM or FM or both?

PRESS STATEMENT, 10 May 2015, Kuala Lumpur  - Transparency International – Malaysia (TI-M) views with deep concern the issues being raised and highlighted by the ongoing 1MDB saga which is raising alarm bells everywhere in this nation. One of the key issues that have come under scrutiny is the practice of the current government (and of the previous) of the Prime Minister holding a dual portfolio as being also the Minister of Finance. Such a practice

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TI-M urges Lembaga Tabung Haji to Disclose Financial Information on the Land Deal with 1MDB

Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M) urges Lembaga Tabung Haji (LTH) to disclose all relevant financial information related to its recent purchase of land at the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) from 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Malaysia’s second sovereign wealth fund after Khazanah Nasional Berhad, 1MDB has accumulated debts totalling RM 42 billion. The primary function of the Malaysian Haji Pilgrims Fund Board is to facilitate Muslims’

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TI-M lauds Sarawak Chief Minister’s Pledge to Fight against Timber Corruption

Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M) lauds the Chief Minister of Sarawak, Tan Sri Adenan Satem’s pledge to save the Borneo state’s remaining forests and to fight timber corruption, when he spoke in a special session at the Malaysian High Commission in London.   TI-M strongly supports CM Adenan’s pledge to save the forests by not giving out timber concessions and avoiding palm oil, which is one of the leading drivers of the destruction

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2015 Defence Companies Anti-Corruption Index
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Corruption in the defence sector is a major global problem. Are defence companies doing enough to prevent it? This index assesses the transparency and quality of ethics and anti-corruption of 163 defence companies from 47 countries. Two Malaysian countries were featured in the index: Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn. Bhd. and Sapura Secured Technologies Group. Both were ranked as band 'F' which is the lowest evidence level 'Almost no evidence'. Download

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The Youth Speak Up Debate

Debate on Integrity and Corruption By Leading Student Debaters Recognising the need to develop a culture that encourages and enables the youth to think critically and debate social and political norms, TI-M organised a ‘Youth Debate on Integrity and Corruption’ competition.

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TI-Malaysia engages the Youth to Debate Integrity and Corruption

PRESS STATEMENT, 22 April 2015, KUALA LUMPUR - Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M) is engaging the youth in a debate competition on integrity and corruption, to help raise awareness and initiate an open dialogue on these issues.  According to Transparency International’s Youth Integrity Survey published in 2014, the findings compiled in the report “Asia pacific youth: integrity in crisis”show that young people face challenges in upholding

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