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TI-M advocates to fight corruption by doing as kids do: don’t settle! #dontsettle

According to Transparency International-Malaysia's (TI-M) 2013 Global Corruption Barometer (GCB), 39% of the interviewees believe that the level of corruption in Malaysia has increased. In the past 12 months, 3% of the respondents admitted to paying a bribe. Yet, 79% of the respondents confirmed they would report an incident of corruption. So, where as a nation are we going wrong? Is corruption intrinsic to Malaysian culture? Society as a whole

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Helping Hand from Local Volunteers

KUCHING: Communities living in the vicinity of forests have been called to be the ‘eyes and ears’ of the State Forest Department to help monitor and report any exploitation of forest resources. To achieve this objective, State Forest Department director Sapuan Ahmad said the services of local community leaders throughout the state have been roped in through the Honorary Wildlife Rangers programme. “Up to now, more than 2,000 honorary wildlife

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European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Parliamentary Committee visit TI-M

Kuala Lumpur, 20th February 2014 - Delegates fro the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Parliamentary Committee made an official visit to TI-M's office yesterday. They made a personal request to come by and learn more about TI-M's initiatives on tackling corruption in Malaysia. TI-M's President Dato' Akhbar Satar and Secretary-General Dr. KM Loi presented on TI-M's projects and activities, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the Business

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TI-M and Sinar Project Launch FixMyStreet / Aduanku.my 21st January 2014

TI-M and Sinar Project launched FixMyStreet/Aduanku.my at the Summit Subang USJ yesterday. The launch was a success and we hope to see residents in Subang active online and participating in making their local council and representatives accountable to improving our common welfare. Dato' Akhbar Satar, President of TI-M gave the opening speech and launched Aduanku.my; Chow Chee Leong from Sinar Project gave a presentation on how Aduanku.my works; Mohammed

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TI-M’s Anti-Corruption and Forest Governance Walk 2013

7 December 2013, Kuala Lumpur - Over 350 Malaysians participated in Transparency International-Malaysia’s (TI-M) Anti-Corruption and Forest Governance Walk at Taman Rekreasi Bukit Jalil, organised in collaboration with NKRA Against Corruption.  The large turnout supported the Walk’s theme “A Nation Free of Corruption Starts with You”, as families and individuals participated in the 1.5 km Walk, symbolizing their commitment to end corruption.

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Measuring Corruption – Transparency International’s National Integrity System (NIS)

Transparency International's (TI) National Integrity System (NIS) is an in-depth integrity assessment that examines the level of corruption in a country's key institutions. From the media to the police, each major institution is assessed by local experts to provide a comprehensive analysis of the loopholes and weaknesses that allow corruption to creep in. Not only is a comprehensive analysis of corruption provided, but credible solutions that work

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Transparency International calls for resignation of Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud

Transparency International calls for resignation of Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud Global graft watchdog urges Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to pressure the Sarawak Chief Minister to step down BASEL, Switzerland, March 22, 2013 –/WORLD-WIRE/– Global anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International is calling for the immediate resignation of Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud. “Those who are being investigated should resign first,”

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Institutionalised corruption?

Institutionalised corruption? LIKE all Malaysians, I am disturbed and distressed with “one more hill-slope crumbling!” This story is being re-enacted many times because we have at least 145 local authorities who approve unsavoury projects, with equally unintended consequences. Often, the ordinary citizens and tax payers only know about their poor or bad decision-making related to the projects. And, rather unfortunately, as in the case of the

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EC says will not force TI-M to observe GE13

EC says will not force TI-M to observe GE13 KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — The Election Commission (EC) has accepted Transparency International Malaysia’s (TI-M) decision to reject its offer to be a polls observer, saying it will not force the group to take on the role. EC deputy chief Datuk Wan Ahmad Wan Omar (picture) pointed out today that there were many other non-governmental organisations interested in the job, but added that the commission would

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TI-M declines observer status for upcoming general election

TI-M declines observer status for upcoming general election PETALING JAYA: Transparency International Malaysia (TI-M) has declined the Election Commission's (EC) offer to take part as one of the five local observers at the 13th general election due to its reservations over some of the terms set by the polls management body. The pullout has, however, not gone down well with one of the remaining four bodies which hit out at TI-M for failing to register

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