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Zahid Hamidi’s DNAA: Political Expediency And The Need To Separate The PP And AG

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia:The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center) notes with great dismay the abrupt end to Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s Yayasan Akalbudi trial, where Deputy Public Prosecutor (DPP) Dusuki Mokhtar successfully applied for a discharge not amounting to an acquittal (DNAA) with respect to Zahid’s 47 charges for criminal breach of trust, bribery and money laundering. 

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Alleged Misappropriation Of Billions Of Ringgit – The Urgent Need For Further Oversight And Transparency

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim announced that the previous Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration had allegedly misappropriated tens of billions in ringgit in violation of proper procedure. The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center) is horrified at these revelations and demands that investigations are undertaken thoroughly, and transparently and that those found responsible should be swiftly brought to justice.

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Business In Politics: Seeking Control Of Malaysia’s Political System

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--A major feature of Malaysia’s political system has been the persistent link between politics and business, a phenomenon commonly referred to as money politics or political business. This political-business nexus has a multi-dimensional form, with each trait subject to change. The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center) has prepared Business in Politics: Seeking Control of Malaysia’s Political System, a report that draws attention to previously unnoted forms of connections between politics and business that merit attention, what we have termed as business-in-politics, with a focus on sitting Members of Parliament. The MPs under review have been mired in controversial corporate-related matters, have off-shore accounts and foreign business interests, or have hopped out of the party or coalition under whose ticket they won a seat in Parliament.

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Parlimen Mesti Siasat Isu Pemilikan MySejahtera

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--The revelation by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that the MySejahtera application was developed without a contract between the government and the private company who created it, and that it had been approved for sale through direct negotiations to another company is damning, further highlighting the lack of transparency in Malaysia’s business-political nexus. 

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Shambolic Protection For Whistleblowers Comes Full Circle

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--C4 Center is outraged that Tan Sri Azam Baki, the Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC), tasked with protecting whistleblowers who expose corruption, is himself threatening a whistleblower with legal action for revealing his alleged wrongdoings.

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C4 Center marks 2021 International Anti-Corruption Day celebration, directs public focus to use of technology in uphill battle against corruption

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center), in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), today, mark this year’s International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD 2021) by drawing the public’s attention to the use of technology to fight widespread corruption in the country.

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Uphold transparency in the management of the Ombudsman

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center) welcomes the announcement by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri on the progress of the Ombudsman Bill.
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