Corruption in the News

The Reopening of the Teoh Beng Hock Case

PRESS STATEMENT - September 13, 2014, Kuala Lumpur: It has been reported that Bukit Aman will reopen the Teoh Beng Hock case, follow the Court of Appeal’s judgment in setting aside the coroner’s open verdict in the inquest on the case. The Police have given an assurance that they will conduct an in-depth study, professional, fair investigations and see whether they need to reclassify the case under Section 302. In this regard, Transparency International-Malaysia

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G20 leaders: Unmask the corrupt

PRESS STATEMENT, 19 June 2014, Berlin/Melbourne – G20 officials meeting in Australia later this year must make it harder for the corrupt to hide behind secret companies, Transparency International said today as it launched a global campaign to "unmask the corrupt". Today many leading economies do not require or record information about who really owns or controls companies registered in their country, making it easier for corrupt individuals, terrorists

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TI-M Urges Government Not to Sign TPPA Unless Anti-Corruption Tools are Put in Place

Transparency International-Malaysia (Ti-M) urges our Malaysian Government, especially the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), not to proceed with the signing of Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) until a consensus has been achieved with all stakeholders, especially the agreement is likely to affect the live hood of all Malaysians. The era in which the government imposed excessive controls and adopted the attitude of 'government

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Ku Li: Get rid of graft if you want to help rakyat

Source: Malaysiakini The best way to fix the economy and help the people who are now facing rising cost of living is to get rid of corruption, said former finance minister Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah. He said while the recent fuel subsidy cuts were necessary given the country’s “dire” economic position, such measures hurt the rakyat who were already struggling with enormous household debts. “Corruption is the biggest problem. If we can get rid

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Declare assets to show we are serious about fighting graft, says Ku Li

Source: The Malaysian Insider A former finance minister has repeated his call for every minister, current and former, to declare their assets, if the government was serious in fighting graft and fixing the economy. “The government should take the bull by its horns and go after those who are corrupt. There are no two ways about it. Make every minister and ex-minister declare their assets. "(Let everyone) see what we have and don't have and let the

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