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Groups to educate public on info rights to counter planned OSA amendments

PETALING JAYA, May 12 ― Transparency and anti-corruption groups will educate the public on their legal rights to information to counter Putrajaya’s proposal for a stricter Official Secrets Act (OSA) 1972.

C4 wants MACC to probe ‘IGP-linked’ firearms firm

KUALA LUMPUR: If it’s true that the IGP’s daughter owns a firearms company, an alarming conflict of interest situation has arisen, warned the Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) in a statement. “The IGP is the top enforcement official tasked with meticulously issuing gun permits to citizens.”

Adenan urged to drop tycoon candidates

PETALING JAYA: The Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) wants Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem to drop timber tycoons and merchants as candidates in the upcoming state election.
It fears that Adenan’s decision to field the five as candidates will further exacerbate corruption in the state.

Nazir Razak did the right thing going on leave, says C4

PETALING JAYA: Nazir Razak is right in taking the decision to take a voluntary leave of absence from his position as chairman of Malaysia’s CIMB Group Holdings Bhd pending an independent review of the bank’s processes.

No reason why auditor-general’s report still cloaked in secrecy

The classification of the auditor-general’s report on 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) under the Official Secrets Act 1972 (OSA) has raised suspicions something is not right with its findings.

'M'sia bound by UN convention to recover missing 1MDB funds'

Malaysia is duty-bound to investigate and recover any asset unaccounted for in the 1MDB Public Accounts Committee investigation, because it is a signatory to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC).

This means cooperating with the international agencies investigating the flow of funds linked to 1MDB.

C4: OSA not meant to punish whistleblowers

KUALA LUMPUR: By limiting the reporting of corruption to authorities, the Official Secrets Act (OSA) promotes an environment that breeds corruption primarily because secrecy allows for cases to be squashed without an explanation, said the Centre to Combat Corruption & Cronyism (C4) in a statement.

PAC report on 1MDB not the end

Law enforcement agencies must now make thorough forensic auditing and forensic investigations to hunt down the actual culprits

M'sia bound by UN convention to recover missing 1MDB funds

Malaysia is duty-bound to investigate and recover any asset unaccounted for in the 1MDB Public Accounts Committee investigation

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