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Maintaining MACC’s Independence

PRESS STATEMENT, 23 June 2016 Kuala Lumpur - TI-M would like to extend its gratitude to the current MALAYSIAN ANTI CORRUPTION COMMISSION (MACC) Chief Commissioner, Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed as the Chief Commissioner and Dato’ Sri Mohd Shukri Abdull as the Deputy Chief Commissioner (Operations), in view of their current reported retirement or non-renewal of their appointments in MACC.  It has been reported that Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed term

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Integrity matters for Twin By-Election

Press Release  Transparency International-Malaysia Integrity matters for Twin By-Election Kuala Lumpur, 7 June 2016 – It was not too long ago Transparency International Malaysia (TI-M) had urged all candidates in the last Sarawak State Elections to sign the Election Integrity Pledge to declare their commitment to a clean election. In conjunctions with the upcoming twin by-elections in Sungai Besar (P093) and Kuala Kangsar (P067) that will be held

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Campaign Expenditure for Upcoming Twin By-Elections

Press Release  Transparency International-Malaysia Campaign Expenditure for Upcoming Twin By-Elections Kuala Lumpur, 4 June 2016 - Two by-elections will be held simultaneously this month – for the parliamentary seats of Sungai Besar in Selangor and Kuala Kangsar in Perak. Nomination is on June 5 and polling is set for June 18. TI-M reminds all parties of the maximum expenses allowed for an election as stated in the Election Offences Act 1954,

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TI-M supports calls made by Deputy Prime Minister for investigation on possible corruption-linked flash flooding

Press Release- Transparency International-Malaysia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TI-M supports calls made by Deputy Prime Minister for investigation on possible corruption-linked flash flooding May 16, 2016 – Transparency International – Malaysia (TI-M) supports calls reportedly made by the Deputy Prime Minister, Dato’ Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is also the chairman of the Cabinet Committee on Disasters, to step up the investigation of possible

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Integrity for Sarawak Election

Press Statement - Integrity for Sarawak Election 5 May, Kuala Lumpur - Transparency International Malaysia (TI-M) urges all Sarawak election candidates to sign the Election Integrity Pledge. Introduced in March of 2012 for the 13th General Elections (GE), the Election Integrity Pledge is aimed at encouraging politicians to show their commitment to governing the state while endorsing values of transparency, integrity and accountability. Having being

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Come Out Clean After CIMB Review by Third Party

Press Release- Transparency International-Malaysia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Come Out Clean After CIMB Review by Third Party PRESS STATEMENT, 20 April 2016 Kuala Lumpur -Transparency International Malaysia (TI-M) would like to put on record that the decision by CIMB Group Holdings Berhad Chairman Datuk Seri Nazir Razak to take a voluntary leave of absence pending an independent review of the bank’s processes as not only noble but also necessary. The

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1MDB – MISMANAGEMENT OR MISAPPROPRIATION? THE JURY IS STILL OUT!

Press Release- Transparency International-Malaysia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1MDB – MISMANAGEMENT OR MISAPPROPRIATION?  THE JURY IS STILL OUT! PRESS STATEMENT, 11 April 2016 Kuala Lumpur - Transparency International Malaysia (TI-M) is deeply concerned with the corporate governance issues raised in the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) which was tabled in Parliament recently. TI-M finds that

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Bringing Integrity to Elections

Press Release- Transparency International-Malaysia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bringing Integrity to Elections PRESS STATEMENT, 5 April 2016 Kuala Lumpur - Transparency International Malaysia (TI-M) believes that integrity, accountability and openness in politic are vital to a healthy democracy. Malaysia had the second largest decline in the ASEAN region after Philippines in the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), dropping 4 positions to a rank of

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Kudos to MACC for a great job!

23 March 2016, Kuala Lumpur Transparency International Malaysia (TI-M) applauds MACC for taking action against a senior officer from the Youth and Sports Ministry who was alleged to have committed procurement fraud and corruption amounting to RM 100 million over the course of six years. TI-M believes that the current detection of procurement fraud within the Youth and Sports Ministry could well be the tip of the iceberg, and urges MACC to continue

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Press Release – Restoring Public Confidence in the Criminal Justice System

Press Release- Transparency International-Malaysia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Restoring Public Confidence in the Criminal Justice System Kuala Lumpur, 17th March 2016 – Transparency International Malaysia’s (TI-M) understanding on the appointment of the Attorney General (A-G) is under Article 145 of the Federal Constitution whereby the A-G is appointed by The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, on the advice of the Prime Minister. As in Article 145(3) of the Constitution,

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